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Sexual Assault disclosure and giving evidence. SAS, FMS and JCPR in SWSLHD

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Sexual Assault Disclosures & Giving Evidence. Sexual Assault Service, Forensic Medical Service & Joint Child Protection Response in SWSLHD

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Join Debbie Allan Clinical Manager and Dr Tania May from Sexual Assault Service South Western Sydney Local Health district , explore the referral pathways to Sexual Assault Services. Learn what is an appropriate response to disclosures and build your understanding of documentation and medicolegal.

This breakfast bite will cover:

  • Explore a referral pathways - Sexual Assault presentation , Forensic Medical Service (FMS) Joint Child Protection Response (JCPR);
  • Responding to disclosure of Sexual Assault;
  • documentation and
  • medicolegal frameworks.

This webinar will be presented by

Debbie Allan, Clinical Manager Sexual Assault Service , SWSLHD. Debbie, has worked within SWSLHD for the past 25 years and has held the following roles; Intake Worker Community Health, Sexual Assault Counsellor, Service Manager Sexual Assault and her current role as Clinical Manager Sexual Assault. Debbie, is committed to understanding the links between the mind, body and genes. She is passionate about healthy eating, exercise and self-care.

Dr Tania May, is the Medical Director of the SWS Sexual Assault Service. The Sexual Assault Service in South Western Sydney cares for both children and adults presenting after sexual assault. Dr May has worked extensively in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Youth Health and Developmental Paediatrics. Her work as the Medical Director Sexual Assault draws on her experience across all these areas. Dr May is a Fellow of the Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (RACP) and has a Master of Forensic Medicine from Monash University.

Host: Angela Hall, Project Coordinator White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation, South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD)

This breakfast bite is open to all practitioners and managers working in Community, Government, Police and Justice Sector with responsibility for; Family and Domestic Violence; Men’s Behaviour Change Programs, Women’s Services, Child Protection; Violence Prevention, Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol and Health professionals are encouraged to attend. Places are limited as Business Skype has a maximum of 250 participants.

South Western Sydney Local Health District is hosting a series of professional development webinars that will unpack some need to know information for building knowledge, skill and application to response to violence abuse and neglect. Starting on White Ribbon Day Friday 20th November, followed by the 16 days of Activism against gendered based violence Wednesday 25th November to Thursday 10th December – International Human Rights Day. These webinars has been designed to maximise your time and learning by attending a 1 hour short and sharp Breakfast bite Webinar or Lunchtime bite Webinar, accessible both live and some post event by recording.

More Information or questions please contact Angela Hall, Project Coordinator White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) via email angela.hall@health.nsw.gov.au

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