Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention Program - Army Rank-Up - Study App for Army Promotion Board

What Army Regulation covers SHARP?
AR 600-20
What is the purpose of SHARP?
To prevent sexual harassment and sexual assault before they occur.
What is the mission of SHARP?
To enhance Army readiness by fostering a culture free of sexual harassment and sexual assault through prevention, education and training, response capability, victim support, reporting procedures, and appropriate accountability that enhances the safety, well-being, readiness.
Who are responsible for the effective implementation of SHARP Policy and execution of the SHARP Program?
Commanders, supervisors, and managers at all levels
What is sexual harassment?
It refers to unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other sexual conduct that creates an intimidating or offensive environment.
Where can sexual harassment occur?
  1. Through electronic communication, including social media
  2. Other forms of communication, and
  3. In person
What are the types of sexual harassment?
  1. Verbal
  2. Nonverbal
  3. Physical contact
What are the categories of sexual harassment?
  1. Quid pro quo: Latin term meaning "this for that." Refers to conditions placed on a person’s career or terms of employment in return for favors.
  2. Hostile environment: to include the work environment, can occur when Soldiers or DA Civilians are subjected to offensive, unwanted and unsolicited comments, or conduct of a sexual nature.
What are three ways Soldiers can submit a sexual harassment complaint?
  1. Formally in writing on DA Form 7746.
  2. Informally to a full-time brigade-level SARC.
  3. Anonymously by any means from an unidentified complainant.
What is sexual assault?
Intentional sexual contact characterized by use of force, threats, intimidation, or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent.
Sexual assault includes a broad category of sexual offenses consisting of the following UCMJ offenses:
  1. Rape
  2. Sexual assault
  3. Aggravated sexual contact,
  4. Abusive sexual contact
  5. or attempts to commit these acts
What are the two reporting options for sexual assault?
  1. Restricted reporting
  2. Unrestricted reporting
What is unrestricted reporting?
When a survivor of sexual assault chooses to report the incident to the appropriate authorities, triggering a formal investigation and potential legal or disciplinary actions against the perpetrator.
What is restricted reporting?
A confidential option for survivors of sexual assault, allowing them to access support and resources without triggering an official investigation or notifying the chain of command.

Terms List

1: What Army Regulation covers SHARP?
2: What is the purpose of SHARP?
3: What is the mission of SHARP?
4: Who are responsible for the effective implementation of SHARP Policy and execution of the SHARP Program
5: What is sexual harassment?
6: Where can sexual harassment occur?
7: What are the types of sexual harassment?
8: What are the categories of sexual harassment?
9: What are three ways Soldiers can submit a sexual harassment complaint?
10: What is sexual assault?
11: Sexual assault includes a broad category of sexual offenses consisting of the following UCMJ offenses:
12: What are the two reporting options for sexual assault?
13: What is unrestricted reporting?
14: What is restricted reporting?