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Responding to disclosures of sexual assault

Event Details
Date: Ongoing
Venue: Online
State: Online
CPD hrs: 2

AASW members: $99

AASW student members: $60

Non-members: $149

Organiser: AASW

Learning objectives

  • How to define sexual assault
  • Identify some common indicators of sexual assaults
  • Learn some of the misconceptions and realities of sexual assault
  • Strategies to engage clients during the disclosure
  • Actions to take following the disclosure, including legal obligations
  • Understanding the emotional responses for workers to disclosures
  • Strategies for self care
  • Referral options

Presenter details

Sarah McGregor, is a social worker and a psychologist, who works for the South Eastern Centre against Sexual Assault (CASA) in Victoria. Sarah is also responsible for coordinating training for the CASA forum.

Method of delivery

This is an online training course, available on the AASW's platform known as SWOT. CASA (the presenters of this information) also provide face to face learning opportunities throughout Victoria check out their website for further details.

CPD for Credentials

This course can be claimed under MH and Clinical for CPD purposes, consistent with the CPD Goals and Hours Requirements.

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AASW members: $99

AASW student members: $60

Non-members: $149


Register for access by following the link to the right. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email - please read this email carefully, as it provides your access to the online course.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers