Supporting survivors of sexual assault

This online course will teach you how to respond with support and respect if someone confides in you about a sexual assault. The training is suitable for everyone at Monash, but if you’re a member of staff or a student leader, it’s particularly important that you complete this course so that you’re prepared for your role.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • define sexual assault
  • explain why it’s difficult for victims/survivors to talk about a sexual assault
  • respond sensitively if someone confides in you about a sexual assault
  • identify key services available to victims/survivors of sexual assault
  • describe self-care practices that can help victims/survivors of sexual assault.

Audience: all members of the Monash community
Duration: approximately 45 minutes

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