Flashcards in SHARP AR 600-20 CH 7 & 8 Deck (79)
What does AR 600-20 cover?
Army Command Policy
What does SHARP stand for?
Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention
What Chapter covers the SHARP Program in AR 600-20?
Chapter 7 & 8
What does Ch 7 & 8 of AR 600-20 Cover?
The Army’s SHARP Program
What are the Goals of the SHARP Program?
1. Create a climate that minimizes sexual assault incidents, which impact Army personnel, Army civilians, and family members, and, if an incident should occur, ensure that victims and subjects are treated according to Army policy
2. Create a climate that encourages victims to report incidents of sexual assault without fear
3. Establish sexual assault prevention training and awareness programs to educate Soldiers
4. Ensure sensitive and comprehensive treatment to restore victims' health and well-being
5. Ensure leaders understand their roles and responsibilities regarding response to sexual assault victims, thoroughly investigate allegations of sexual assault, and take appropriate administrative and disciplinary action
What is the Army’s Slogan for the SHARP Program?
I. A.M. STRONG
What does I. A.M. STRONG stand for?
Intervene, Act, Motivate
What is the of the I. A.M. STRONG campaign?
It is the Army’s campaign to combat sexual assaults by engaging all Soldiers in preventing sexual assaults before they occur
What should Soldiers Intervene Act and Motivate?
Soldiers are duty bound to Intervene, Act, and Motivate others to stop sexual assaults and the sexually offensive language and gestures that create an environment friendly to this abuse
What are the Precursors to Sexual Assault that Soldiers must stop before things get to Sexual Assault?
Sexual innuendos, sexual harassment and egregious indecent assaults
How can you reduce your risk of being Sexually Assaulted?
Be prepared, alert and assertive
What are some ways to Being Assertive?
1. state what you want
2. "No" means "No (Use a confident voice and body posture)
3. Match your body language to your words - don't laugh and smile while saying "No."
4. Do not just "go along" for the wrong reasons
5. Watch out for warning signs or “red flags” from your partner in intimate situations
How can you “Be Prepared”?
1. Travel with a buddy
2. Stay in groups, as there is safety in numbers
3. Plan your outings and avoid getting into a bad situation
4. Stay sober. Studies indicate that about half of all U.S. sexual assaults involve the use of alcohol by the offender, the victim, or both
5. Never leave a drink unattended. Educate yourself about date rape drugs
6. Walk only in lighted areas after dark
7. Keep the doors to homes, barracks, and cars locked
8. Know where the phone is located
9. Don't go anywhere alone with someone unless you know the person very well and trust him or her
How can you “Be Alert”?
1. Trust your instincts; if a place or person feels unsafe, it probably is
2. Watch for signs of trouble such as strangers in private areas or persons loitering in places where they shouldn't be
3. f you sense trouble, get to a safe place as soon as possible
4. If you feel you are in danger, attract help any way you can
5. Don't dress in view of a window
6. Report any unauthorized or suspicious males or females in the barracks
What are the “Red Flags” that people should watch for?
1. If a person Ignores, interrupts, or makes fun of you
2. Sits or stands too close to you or stares at you
3. Has a reputation for being a "player"
4. Drinks too much or uses drugs; tries to get you to use drugs or alcohol
5. Tries to touch or kiss you or gets into your "personal space" when you barely know him or her
6. Wants to be alone with you before getting to know you, or pressures you to be alone together
7. Does what he or she wants without asking what you want
8. Gets angry or sulks if he or she doesn't get what he or she wants
What is acquaintance or "date" rape?
those rapes that occur between people that know one another. "Date rape" refers to situations in which one person has consented to go on a date with another
person and that person then rapes him or her
What should you do if you have been Sexually Assaulted or believe that you have?
1. Go to a safe location away from the attacker
2. Contact your local Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), Victim Advocate (VA) or healthcare provider. You may also contact your chain of command or law enforcement (military or civilian), however if you do, an investigation will occur and you will not have the option of making a Restricted Report
3. eek medical care as soon as possible. Even if you do not have any visible physical injuries, you may be at risk of becoming pregnant or acquiring a sexually transmitted disease. Ask the healthcare provider to conduct a sexual assault forensic examination (SAFE) to preserve forensic evidence. If you suspect you had been drugged, request that a urine sample be collected
4. Preserve all evidence of the assault. Do not bathe, wash your hands, eat or drink or brush your teeth. Do not clean or straighten up the crime scene
5. Write down, tape or record by any other means all the details you can recall about the assault and your assailant
What does Ch 7 or AR 600-20 cover?
Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH)
What does POSH stand for?
Prevention Of Sexual Harassment
Who is overall responsible for POSH program?
Who is required to assist the Commander with POSH?
What are the responsibilities of the Commander and Supervisors for POSH?
1. Ensure that assigned personnel are familiar with the Army policy on sexual harassment
2. Publish and post written command policy statements for the POSH
3. Continually assess and be aware of the climate of command regarding sexual harassment
4. Set the Standard
What is the Army’s Policy on Sexual Harassment?
It is unacceptable conduct and will not be tolerated
What are the results of Sexual Harassment?
Sexual harassment destroys teamwork and negatively affects combat readiness
Who is responsible for POSH?
POSH is the responsibility of every Soldier and DA civilian
What is Sexual Harassment?
Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination that involves unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature between the same or opposite genders
What are the three factors of Sexual Harassment?
1. Submission to, or rejection of, such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of a person’s job, pay, career
2. Submission to, or rejection of, such conduct by a person is used as a basis for career or employment decisions affecting that person
3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment
Who covered under the Army Sexual Harassment Policy?
Soldiers, civilian co-workers, and Family members
What are the different categories of Sexual Harassment?
3. Physical Contact