One in three Canadian women will experience sexual assault in their lifetime.
Most survivors of sexual violence never seek professional help. It is important that as service providers we know how to respond.
Participants in this workshop will learn:
• The myths that exist about rape, abuse, incest and sexual assault.
• Canadian sexual assault laws.
• Non-judgmental ways to respond to disclosures of violence.
• Active listening skills.
• Resources for survivors in the Hamilton community.
PLEASE REGISTER by May 24th by phone, 905.525.4573 x231, or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
Who is invited: Helping professionals and volunteers who would like to gain new skills.
Presented by SACHA - Sexual Assault Centre (Hamilton & Area)
Working together we can end violence against women in our community!
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