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Counseling Center

Humphreys 131
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4060
Hours: 8 AM-12PM, 1PM-5PM
Summer: M-TH 7:30AM-12PM,1PM-4:30PM



Counseling Center

Safe Zone

Click here to see a list of Safe Zone Allies who have agreed to be listed publicly
Safe Zone workshops offer information on LGBTQ+ identities, terminology, ally development, and ways to support LGBTQ+ students on our campus.

Upcoming Scheduled Workshop Dates:

Click here to register

 

If your department, office, or student organization would like to arrange a group workshop, please have a representative complete this registration form

Who can participate in the program?

Anyone in the UCM community can attend a Safe Zone workshop and become a Safe Zone ally, including staff, faculty, graduate assistances, and students. It is hoped that community members of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions will become participants.

What is expected of Safe Zone participants?

Participants are expected to display the Safe Zone symbol in a visible location in their office, cubicle, room, etc. The Safe Zone symbol identifies you as someone who is a supporter of the LGBTQ communities and individuals, and it signifies you as a person who is committed to creating an environment free of homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, heterosexism, and bias.

 

You are not expected to be the only resource for students on campus. Please become familiar with the resources available to students on campus so that you are aware of where to refer a student if needed.

How do I become a Safe Zone ally?

Anyone can register for a Safe Zone workshop by using the registration form at the top of this page. If you have any difficulties, please email us at safezone@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4060. In addition to attending a workshop, please review teh Safe Zone manual, once you have completed those steps you are encouraged to display your placard.

 

Safe Zone Manual

 

The Safe zone Manual includes a large list of terminology & definitions, additional resources for Safe Zone allies, resources for supporting students, potential scenarios you may encounter and tips for handling them, among other resources.

Resources for Faculty/Staff/GAs
'Ask Me': What LGBTQ Students Want Their Professors to Know Ways to Support LGBTQ Students on Campus Making Spaces Welcoming for Trans and Non-Binary Students
Being an Ally Sample Syllabus Statement LGBTQ Concerns & Title IX Issues

Gender Neutral Pronoun Practice

This app was created by Minus18

Australia's national organization for LGBT youth, Minus 18 is young people leading change and advocating for an Australia free of homophobia and transphobia.

National LGBTQ Resources State/Regional/Local LGBTQ Resources