Introduction to Sexual Assault
This course focuses specifically on the issue of sexual assault - what is consent, what is sexual assault, how to respond to a disclosure of sexual assault, how to support survivors, provide them with options, make an effective referral, and care for yourself.
This course may be stopped and started as needed. You may save your work and exit using the button in the top right-hand corner of your browser screen. Then come back to finish the course at a later date.
This course is part of the "Gender-based Violence: We All Can Help" learning series #17362, which includes the course, "Identifying, Responding to and Addressing the Impacts of Gender-based Violence", #26819.
While it is not a prerequisite, we recommend taking #26819 as a complement to this course.
The target audience for this course is health sector workers, so the language and the scenarios come from a health-care context. However anyone may take the course and most of the information is relevant to other workplaces where you may encounter survivors.
This course takes approximately 45- 60 minutes to complete. You may save your work and exit using the button in the top right-hand corner of your browser screen. Then come back to finish the course at a later date.