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April 2018 Newsletter
SASS Updates
Member Agency Events & Updates
Featured Member Agency: Envision Counselling & Support Services
Saskatchewan Sexual Assault Initiatives
Canadian Sexual Assault Initiatives
In the News...
Resources
Training & Workshops
SASS Updates

#HumboldtStrong

Thank you to all our first responders, crisis workers, volunteers, and organizers across the province who have leaded a hand and support during this difficult time. This unthinkable accident has impacting the community of Humboldt and everyone across the province. And to our member agencies Partners Family Services, in Humboldt, thank you for all you do, our thoughts and prayers are with you!
 



"Ask for Sexual Consent"
 

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed May 14 to 18, 2018 as Saskatchewan Sexual Assault Awareness Week. Funded through the Praireaction Foundation, the Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan (SASS) along with our member agencies and many communities around the province will recognizing this week by hosting events to create awareness of sexual violence and support female, male and child survivors. The focus of the week is to raise public awareness about sexual assault violence and the services available in communities around the province that support survivors. The theme for the week is "ASK for CONSENT"
                                    
 
Member Agency Events & Updates

    Walk-A-Mile In Her Shoes In Memory of Kevin Phillips

Thursday, May 3 at 5 PM - 8 PM
North East Outreach and Support Services invites you to join in our “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event. This year is going to be a particularly special year for us as we are honoring the late MLA Kevin Phillips. Kevin was a participant of the walk as often as he could and even if not walking he was still an instrumental figure for our Organization and our causes. 

Participating in the Walk a Mile event is a public statement of support for victims of domestic and sexualized violence. Men who walk do so in four inch red heels to demonstrate their support. Men can register as a single entry or as a team of 4 – 8 members. We encourage all to bring their families and friends to walk with them, as domestic violence affects all members our community. Walk a Mile is an opportunity to show support for victims of violence and be healthy role models for all around us. We provide the shoes for the men in sizes from Size 8 to Size 15 (men’s).

This is our sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event to raise money for the North East Women’s Domestic Violence Shelter and North East Outreach & Support Services programs. Please register for our event. Feel free to challenge other groups, companies, teams and individuals to participate. Promoting these challenges on your Facebook page is a great way to raise awareness and encourage others to support the walk.

Registration forms can be printed here! If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at anytime. Please call 306-752-9464 or email adm@northeastoutreach.ca

 



SIGN Walk-In Counselling 


 
Walk-in sessions are available to all individuals, couples and families to help address various concerns. No referral or scheduled appointment is needed for service.
Clients are seen on a first come, first served basis during designated walk-in service hours.
May be a single session, or can provide an entry point into ongoing counselling for an individual who may benefit from further support. Provide a referral resource to connect individuals to appropriate community services. Walk-in service can be accessed as needed over time. The focus of the session is determined by the client’s unique needs and utilizes a strengths based therapeutic approach.
 
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Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
      

SSAIC offers individual and group counselling options to adult survivors of child sexual abuse, as well as counselling for family members and loved ones who want to support them in their healing.

As a child you may have tried to tell an adult and was met with resistance, or felt that there was no one you could trust. For these reasons and many others, the effects of sexual abuse can appear many years after the abuse has ended.

As an adult survivor, you have been living with these memories for a long time. Remember that there is no “normal” timeline for dealing with and recovering from this experience.

It is not uncommon to want to forget what happened and try to move on, but research shows that the sooner you can speak about your experience in a supportive environment, the faster and more complete your healing process will be.

Click Here to learn more.
   
 


Responding to Trauma

 
Trauma is defined as a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. Trauma is usually the result of an event that is out of the control of the person experiencing it. This could be an event such as a natural disaster, an accident or the sudden loss of someone close. Other trauma inducing events could be when another individual inflicts violence or abuse on another person such as a physical, sexual, or verbal assault. Each event is unique in its own way, but commonalities can be found in how our bodies react to traumatic events and how they affect our bodies both immediately and over time.
Click Here to learn more. 
Featured Member Agency: 

Envision Counselling & Support Centre Inc.

Envision Counselling and Support Centre provides therapeutic counselling and support, crisis intervention, in-home services, groups, workshops, and education that help individuals, families, and couples to feel empowered and content. Envision believes in client-centered counselling, with an emphasis on engaging clients’ strengths. This means our clients decide what issues they will work on. Envision counsellors won’t force clients to do something they’re not ready for.

Click here to learn more. 

Sexual Assault Initiatives in Saskatchewan

Government launches The Listen Project for sexual violence survivors

                
 

The Government of Saskatchewan has launched The Listen Project, offering free legal advice to survivors of sexual violence.

The program, hosted by Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan, is now open to the public.

“We acknowledge that Saskatchewan has unfortunately high rates of sexual victimization and recognize sexual violence survivors often need help in responding to and overcoming such violence,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Don Morgan said in a written release. “The government stands with these survivors, and this program is a testament to our ongoing commitment to address the problem of sexual violence in Saskatchewan.”

The program is available at listen.plea.org or by calling 1-855-258-9415. The program gives clients a referral for up to two hours of free legal information and advice. An additional two hours of assistance might be approved when needed.

“The Listen Project is designed to help survivors overcome some of the barriers in accessing the justice system by helping them understand their legal rights and options,” PLEA Executive Director Joel Janow said in a written statement. “PLEA is very excited to be part of this important project and looks forward to helping survivors of sexual violence find their voice.”

The project handles cases involving sexual assault, sexual harassment in the workplace or past sexual abuse.

Click here to learn more. 

Sexual Assault Initiatives in Canada
 
                               

       April recognized as sexual assault awareness month

                

The Manitoba government is raising awareness of the serious issue of sexual violence in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

“As sexual violence continues to dominate our news headlines, it’s clear we still have a long way to go to make this world a more respectful place,” said Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for status of women. “Sexual Assault Awareness Month aims to raise awareness, spark discussion about consent, encourage allies to come forward and create safer working environments. Sexual harassment in the workplace remains far too common and we know embarrassment or fear of reprisal prevents many survivors from coming forward.”

“All Manitobans need to be better informed about sexual violence and how to best support survivors,” said Justice Minister Heather Stefanson. “We will continue to work with front-line staff as well as community partners to ensure information is available and people receive the support they need.”

Click Here to Read More. 

 


 
Quebec Crown launches hotline to help sexual assault victims



 

The director of criminal and penal prosecutions (DPCP) has launched a confidential info line for victims of sexual violence who are considering filing a complaint with police.

The service will be provided by specialized prosecutors with extensive experience in dealing with cases of a sexual nature.

It's a small step forward, according to Calacs, a support group for survivors of sexual assault.

"It's one thing to have a line and to answer questions. It's another thing reforming the whole justice system," said Calacs project manager Melanie Sarroino.

Click Here to read more.

 


Government of Canada announces funding to support survivors of gender-based violence

Gender-based violence has a disproportionate impact on people who identify as LGBTQ2 (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit) and gender non-conforming.

Today, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre and the Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 Issues, announced funding for the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC) to deliver a project called TransFormed: Better Health for Trans, Gender-Diverse, and Two-Spirit Survivors of Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence.

Supporting survivors of violence is complex and requires collaboration across sectors. The Public Health Agency of Canada is reaching vulnerable populations across Canada by investing in promising interventions and testing innovative approaches to healing.

Click Here to read more. 

 


       Third-Party Reporting Allows Sexual Assault Victims                                                    Anonymity

                                     

Sexual assault survivors can now report incidents to third parties instead of directly to Winnipeg police or another law enforcement agency, all while remaining anonymous.

Sexual assaults often go widely unreported, as victims don’t wish to become part of a police investigation or court proceedings.

Three community-based partner agencies will now handle the intake of such reports and forward them to police. Klinic Community Health Centre, Heart Medicine Lodge (Ka Ni Kanichihk) and Sage House (Mount Carmel Clinic) will collect the reports, but the name of the victim won’t be forwarded to police.

“The reports will be disseminated within the WPS for informational purposes, and will be entered into the VICLAS system which is a national database designed to track violent offenders. This may enable police to identify offenders or trends that might otherwise have gone unreported,” police said in a release.

Police say the initiative is a step forward in addressing the serious issue of the under-reporting of sexual assault cases.

Click Here to read more.

 


 

    ‘It’s your move’: Local bar staff learning about sexual                                 assault, harassment prevention

                    

A locally-developed video game is being used to help train local service staff on ways to handle sexual assault and harassment situations.
“It’s Your Move” is not a traditional video game; it puts service staff to the test. The game was developed by graduate student Kenzie Gordon, in partnership with the University of Alberta’s Sexual Assault Centre and the Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE).
The game takes the player through three different scenarios, and every choice takes the player down a different path.
In one example, a person on a date asks a bartender for help – but before the two can speak; their conversation is interrupted by the date.
“You kind of have to act on the fly and figure out what to do without the opportunity to plan,” Gordon said.
The program is part of a three hour workshop SACE has been developing over the last 18 months.

Click Here to read more.

 

In The News...
Saskatchewan
 

'Very shortsighted': Why Sask. defense lawyers don't want preliminary inquiries restricted


 

Saskatchewan defence attorneys are speaking out against a plan by the federal government to limit the use of preliminary inquiries, calling it a "backward" and "short-sighted" step.

Citing "significant strain" in the country's criminal justice system, the federal Department of Justice tabled a bill Thursday that would limit the use of preliminary inquiries to only cases involving "the most serious offences" punishable by life imprisonment.

But defence lawyers working in Saskatchewan said the change would disadvantage some witnesses. "Sexual assault complainants occasionally may have to testify twice but in actual fact many of them say they've benefited by the dry run of going through that relatively short cross-examination at a preliminary hearing," said Mark Brayford, a defence attorney and a vice-president of the Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers.

Click Here to read more. 

 



     Skipp Anderson out on bail, appealing sexual assault                                                  conviction

       

 

A convicted sex offender found guilty of sexually assaulting his friend, is out on bail.

Skipp Anderson, 41, the former owner of Pink Lounge and Nightclub in Saskatoon, will remain out on bail until his appeal is dismissed or he’s awarded a new trial.

On Jan. 12, a jury found Anderson guilty of having sex with his friend who, witnesses reported, was extremely intoxicated at the time.

Anderson was sentenced to 30 months behind bars. He’s been released on terms he hand over his passport and agree not to contact the victim.

Click Here to read more.
 


             Man wanted in sexual assault in Alta. may be in                                                  Saskatoon area

      

Police are searching for a sexual assault suspect who they believe may be in the Saskatoon area. The man is a suspect in an assault that happened in Fort McMurray, Alta. on Nov. 25, 2017. A woman was assaulted in her home by a man she didn’t know. Police say she had invited the man in, as there was no sign of forced entry. They also say it was not a random attack.

The suspect is described as white, between 27 and 30-years-old, 5’5 to 5’8 in height, with a muscular build. Anyone with information is asked to contact their local police department or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Click here to read more. 

 


                 Man charged with robbery, sexual assault

       

 

Police responded to a report of a robbery on the 1100 block of Victoria Avenue East, where a man with a knife had demanded money and then ran away. The 32-year-old man was identified and arrested on Thursday. He made his first court appearance on Friday where he faced charges of robbery and sexual assault.

Police are asking the public to come forward if they have any additional information about this case.

Click here to read more.
 


 

       Regina police charge man at high risk to reoffend with                                              sexual assault
                

 

A man who was has a history of violent sexual offences and reoffending as both a youth and an adult has been charged by Regina police for allegedly violating his recognizance.

Philip Lionel Levac, 30, was arrested on April 18 at his home in North Central after police received a complaint he was in the company of a female youth three days earlier.

Police said their investigation determined he was in breach of his conditions.

Click here to read more.


                                           Canada                

     'I wasn't given any justice': Sexual assault charge stayed                                             over trial delay

                          

       
 

On a January night in 2014, Susan thought she was going to die from blood loss after a violent sexual encounter with her on-again, off-again boyfriend.

"I was terrified because that was a lot of blood," said Susan, who shared her story for the first time in an interview with CBC News last week. "And I was cold. I was in a lot of pain. And I knew if I didn't get out of the house and get treatment, I might not make it."

More than four years later, Susan's physical injuries have healed but her psychological torment continues. The aggravated sexual assault charge laid by police against her attacker was dropped because the case took too long to go to trial.

"I wasn't given any justice," Susan told CBC News. "I have to live with this for the rest of my life. I have to find a way where it doesn't hurt me every day."

Click Here to read more. 
                                                 


 

       U of M survey delves into dangerous attitudes about
                                   sexual assault, consent

The University of Manitoba is hoping to have a stark, honest conversation with students about sex and consent, deploying a new survey to understand how many students believe common myths about sexual violence. 

U of M sociology and criminology professor Tracey Peter helped model the survey based on questions from a previous survey carried out at the University of New Brunswick. "We were shocked and the controversy has been around the acceptance of common rape myths or sexual violence myths," Peters said of the results from the UNB survey. "One of the things we were taken back by was how many [UNB] students didn't actually strongly disagree to the various statements.

The survey asks students to answer about 50 questions designed to gauge everything from common misconceptions about sexual assault and harassment, to how satisfied the student body is with the level of resources available to survivors of sexual violence, to how confident students are that U of M administration would respond appropriately to reports of sexual misconduct.

Click Here to read the article and view the survey results.

 


       Trevor Pritchard pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 15                                                   year-old girl

                                                 

 

 A trial for a Coaldale man did not proceed Monday, instead the  34-year-old pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

Trevor Pritchard, a registered sex offender, was first charged by RCMP in January 2017 after a young girl in Coaldale came forward claiming she’d been assaulted

More charges were laid after additional alleged victims were identified.Those charges are set for trial in November.

The crown prosecutor told the court she will consider asking for dangerous offender status.

Click Here to read more. 

 


         Sexual Assault Centre joins police force in review of                                   unfounded sexual assault cases 
                          

         

The Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre is formally teaming up with the Fredericton Police Force to review 37 sexual assaults deemed unfounded by the force.

A pilot project called the Sexual Assault Advocate Review was announced at Monday's council meeting.

"It's not necessarily about changing the outcomes of those past cases, but it's looking at how we can improve things in the future," Jennifer Richard, director of community development with the Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre, said Tuesday.

The project will be looking for things such as gender bias and sexual assault myths that may have influenced the investigation.

Click Here to read more.

 

                Ontario Human Rights Tribunal gains steam
                as alternative route for sexual assault cases    

                                                                                                               
Victims of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace are winning higher awards than ever before from the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, establishing a faster, less formal alternative to the civil courts.
In one case this winter, believed to be Canada’s largest award given out for any reason by a human-rights tribunal, a shoe-store owner who served as employer and landlord to a woman was ordered to pay $208,736 plus $50,000 in interest for sexual assaults he was found to have committed over as many as 18 years in the workplace and in her home. 
The increased awareness sparked by the #MeToo movement and the trial of former CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi two years ago, combined with the seriousness of the abuse and the vulnerability of the victims in the two cases, explain the increasing awards, several lawyers said in interviews
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     Sentencing arguments for Alberta man guilty of vicious                                            sexual assault 

       

Denzel Dre Colton Bird, 21, was charged after the 25-year-old woman was struck from behind with a metal pipe, dragged into an alley and sexually attacked while she was walking to work in Lethbridge, Alta., in September 2016.
A passerby discovered the woman, partially naked and stuffed into a garbage can, and she was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim was in a medically induced coma for weeks in a Calgary hospital. She was released a year ago and her family says she continues to recover, although she has no memory of the attack. 
The maximum sentence for aggravated sexual assault is life in prison.
                 
Click Here to read more.        

 

                                        International

Bill Cosby found guilty in sexual assault retrial


     

                                                     

NORRISTOWN, Pa.—Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America’s Dad.

Cosby, 80, could end up spending his final years in prison after a jury concluded he sexually violated Toronto native and Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. He claimed the encounter was consensual.

Cosby stared straight ahead as the verdict was read, but moments later lashed out loudly at District Attorney Kevin Steele and called him an “a--hole” after the prosecutor asked that Cosby be immediately jailed because he might flee. Cosby denied he has an airplane and shouted, “I’m sick of him!”

Click here to read more. 
 


                      Kevin Spacey sexual assault case under review

       


The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday said its Special Victims Bureau began an investigation into allegations of a sexual assault involving Spacey back in December 2017.

The case involves "events" that reportedly took place in October 1992 in West Hollywood, California, and involved a male adult, according to a statement from the LASD.

The news comes nearly six months after Spacey was accused of making a sexual advance on actor Anthony Rapp when Rapp was only 14.
Rapp, now 46, shared his account of the alleged 1986 incident with a then-26-year-old Spacey in an interview with Buzzfeed back in October.


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    153 arrested, a dozen children rescued in global child sex                                            abuse probe

               

Toronto police announced on Thursday that law enforcement agencies in Canada, United States and the United Kingdom have made a total of 153 arrests in connection with an international child sexual abuse investigation, which also resulted in the rescue of a dozen children.
Police said during a press conference in Toronto that the National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom first started the investigation in 2014 when they were looking into an online group allegedly involved in the sexual abuse of children. The probe, nicknamed Project Mercury, eventually expanded to include Toronto police and law enforcement agencies in the United States.

Click Here to read more. 

 


      India approves death penalty for child rapists after 8-year-old                                                     murdered

                
 

NEW DELHI—Offenders who rape girls under 12 may now be subject to the death penalty in India, according to an ordinance passed by India’s cabinet Saturday after a nationwide furor over the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl.

In an emergency meeting, India’s cabinet approved an amendment to the law protecting children from sexual offences that will set the minimum penalty for the gang rape of a child under 12 to life imprisonment or death, and the minimum for the rape of a child to 20 years up to a maximum sentence of life or death. It also doubled, to 20 years, the minimum punishment for the rape of a child under 16.

Click Here to read more. 

 

Resources
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program

“I’m the Boss of Me” is an engaging puppet show delivered to Grade 4 classrooms in partnership with Saskatoon school divisions. This child sexual abuse prevention program tells a gentle story of four friends, two of which have experienced sexual abuse. One child discovers through her friend that sexual abuse is not her fault, that is should never be kept a secret, and that there are people who will believe and help her.

This program runs annually, January through March, with the help of trained volunteers. Lesson plans are provided to teachers in advance of the show, and bookings are made by both Saskatoon Public and Catholic schools.

For more information, please call SSAIC (306-244-2294) during business hours.

Click Here to learn more. 


Forensic Nursing Experts Diana Faugno and Debra Holbrook


 
Ms. Faugno is a Founding Director of EVAWI, as well as a sexual assault forensic examiner at Eisenhower Medical Center in Palm Springs, California. Ms. Holbrook is an Advisory Board member and the Director of Forensic Nursing at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. 

EVAWI maintains an extensive Resource Library to support criminal justice and community professionals looking to enhance their knowledge and understanding on issues surrounding sexual and domestic violence.

In the library, you can find detailed information on the medical forensic exam and forensic evidence, including the following resources:
  • Forensic Exams for the Sexual Assault Suspect
  • Timelines for Conducting a Forensic Examination: Can Biological Evidence be Collected 24, 48, 72, 96 hours following a sexual assault? 
  • Model Policy on Evidence Retention, Disposition, and/or Removal
Click Here to learn more. 
 

 
Violence Against Women Learning Network
Sexual Violence Forum 2018 Videos


In this one-day Forum, topics including: marginalization, power imbalances, privilege and accompanying notions of entitlement, and the many ways in which social disparities inform “consent” and patterns of sexual violence were discussed. 

Click Here to view the videos from the 2018 forum. 

 




 

STOPS April eBulletin is available for viewing! Click Here to read the latest edition.
Training and Workshops
In Person Conferences

 

The conference is open to the public. Expected attendees are PATHS member agencies (domestic violence shelters and services) as well as community partners, policymakers, police, researchers, students, activists, survivors, and others!
 

Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Mariann Rich—Preventing Domestic Homicide
  • Sunny Marinner—Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocate Case Reviews
  • Jackie Anderson & Christine Dumaine—Sexual Exploitation & Human Trafficking


 (After April 20: $300)Early bird price (until April 20): $250

Member agency & student early bird price (until April 20): $150 (After April 20: $200)

Registration is now open! Click here to register.
 


      Shelters of the Future conference - June 13-15, 2018 - Ottawa

Women's Shelters Canada is hosting its first national conference June 13-15, 2018 in Ottawa.

                            The 2018 National Conference

Women’s Shelters Canada is hosting its first national conference June 13-15, 2018, in Ottawa! Bringing together 600 people, this will be a unique opportunity for shelter and transition house (TH) workers to share and learn from their peers. It is also a chance for partners, policy makers, researchers, activists, and others to engage with the shelter sector. The conference will offer practical opportunities for learning, knowledge sharing, and collaboration via workshops, panel presentations, and forum discussions.

 
For more information or to register, click here.

 

                       Public Ed & Professional Development


Professional Development: First Responder to Sexual Assault Training

Many professionals in the health and mental healthcare fields are likely to be the first person a survivor shares their story with—and that first interaction can make or break the survivor’s decision to move forward with a rape kit at the hospital, getting mental health support, or police reporting.

It’s no small thing being trusted with someone’s story of sexual abuse, so we know you want to be prepared.

The First Responder to Sexual Assault model draws from the idea of first aid. The job of the first responder to sexual assault is not to know all the answers, or to counsel the victim, but rather to provide psychological first aid. The goal is to empower the person who shares this painful information to decide on their own plan with help from professionals (a counsellor, a doctor, or the police).

To register, please review the First Responder to Sexual Assault course information for upcoming dates and on-line payment.

If your organization would like to book this training as an in-service, please contact our office to discuss availability and pricing.

    


Critical Incident Groups Debriefing 

Trish Harper, Trainer for CTRI
 
Critical Incident Group Debriefing (CIGD) is a short-term group intervention process that focuses on an immediate event. CIGD is one of several methods that may be utilized to lessen the likelihood of participants experiencing symptoms of trauma and stress after a critical incident. This group debriefing process provides a place for participants to talk and share experiences, and for the facilitator to teach and provide information about the impact of critical incidents. While participants of this workshop will learn how to facilitate a group debriefing, they will also learn how to discern when CIGD is appropriate for a group or when it might not be a suitable intervention.

Click Here to learn more or to register. 

 
 
RESOLVE Research Day

RESOLVE Research Day is taking place this October. Our theme this year is CIRCLES OF CARE: THE IMPACT OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE ON CHILDREN, FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan (PATHS) have come on board to co-host our event! Visit their website for more information about this wonderful organization at https://pathssk.org/

If you would like more information, please go to the RESOLVE Research Day 2018 Conference page at http://www2.uregina.ca/resolve/ResearchDay2018.html and click on the link CALL FOR POSTER EXHIBIT PROPOSALS.

 
 

Caring for Those Who Care

The Saskatchewan SPCA 2018 Conference

                        

SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Saskatoon Sheraton Cavalier

Everyone Welcome!
  • Energizing presentations & workshops
  • Networking
  • CE credits
  • Great food:  breakfast, lunch & coffee breaks
Registration will open mid-April!
$150 (Register by August 31st & receive free parking)

Click Here to learn more!
 
Web Conferences

Prevention Town Hall: Advancing primary prevention of
sexual and domestic violence in the era of
#MeToo and #TimesUp




How are you advancing sexual and domestic violence prevention in the era of #MeToo, #TimesUp, and related movements? Join PreventConnect and guests from across the country in a national Prevention Town Hall to explore how current dialogue has impacted prevention work, opportunities to partner with new voices and sectors, and visions for inspiring people to move towards action.

OBJECTIVES:
  • Explore how the national dialogue around sexual harassment and assault has impacted prevention work 
  • Identify new voices and sectors to partner with to advance sexual and domestic violence prevention 
  • Engage in a candid discussion on moving people to action 
Click Here to Read More or to register! 
 

Enhanced Emergency Sexual Assault  Services Training
 
These courses provide 4 hours of free online training for professionals working with victims of sexual assault. If eligible please complete the registration form at the link below. You will be provided with your username and password for one of the EESAS sites listed below once registered (within a week or less).
Click Here to register. 
Food for Thought:
             
"Do something today that your future self will thank you for"
-  Anonymous 
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