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Aims

SARC Education and Training was established in 2004 in response to the Gordon enquiry.

The aims of SARC Education and Training are as follows.

  • Provide quality, evidence based education and training opportunities on issues related to sexual assault and sexual abuse to professional workers, students and volunteers
  • Build the capacity of the workforce to effectively respond to disclosures of sexual assault and sexual abuse
  • Increase the knowledge and understanding of workers in WA, about sexual assault, sexual abuse and the impact of trauma
  • Develop culturally appropriate resources to support people who have experienced sexual assault or sexual abuse and workers who work with survivors
  • Support the Sexual Assault Resource Centre to provide best practice services to clients who have experienced sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse

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Calendar of Professional Development Workshops

SARC runs a Calendar of Professional Development Workshops in metropolitan Perth each year and a series of video conferences for regional workers.

Calendar of Professional Development Workshops 2016
Video Conferences for Regional Workers 2016

To enrol in a workshop, complete a Registration Form and forward it to SARCTraining@health.wa.gov.au.

View the Registration Form.

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Free Presentations

SARC offers a range of free presentations. An experienced SARC trainer will deliver the presentation to your team at your workplace. To reserve one of the presentations below, contact SARCTraining@health.wa.gov.au

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Custom Designed Training

The SARC training and development team is able to develop and deliver custom designed workshops for agencies on a range of topics including Vicarious Trauma, The impact of Trauma, Family and Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, Responding to Disclosures, and others.

A standard fee will be charged to cover preparation, delivery, resources, travel and accommodation (in country areas).

To enquire about customised training workshops or to request a quote for training, contact SARCTraining@health.wa.gov.au.

e-learning package

A free e-learning package on Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault is available for completion at the link below. The package takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to complete and includes interactive questions and 2 challenging quizzes. A certificate is available upon completion.

Services can use the e-learning package in a number of ways including: professional development of workers, part of a compulsory induction for new workers and an annual refresher for workers.

View the Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault e-learning package.

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Medical and Forensic Training

SARC's Medical and Forensic Education and Training Team provide a variety of training packages to healthcare and allied healthcare professionals. This training focuses on medical and forensic care and options for a person alleging a sexual assault in the past two weeks.

See Medical and Forensic E&T Training for more information.

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Contact us

To find out more information please contact the Education and Training Team at SARC on (08) 9340 1820 or email us on SARCTraining@health.wa.gov.au.

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