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December NEWSLETTER

SASS Updates
Member Agency Updates
Featured Member Agency:
West Central Crisis & Family Support Centre
Sexual Assault Initiatives
In the News
Resources

SASS UPDATES

         
SASS Updates Our Mission & Vision
 
This fall, SASS met with our member agencies to refine our current mission, vision and organizational description. After member feedback, a final version was presented to the SASS board and accepted. Please visit our website to view the changes.
 
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Member Agency Updates

Envision Counselling Centre

 
Envision Counselling & Support shared stats and requested support from City Council.
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Regina Sexual Assault Centre

RSAC is looking for a clinical counsellor.

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Featured Member Agency

The West Central Crisis & Family Support Centre’s mission is to provide support services to individuals and families experiencing violence and crisis in their lives,as well as outreach programs to communities within their boundaries. They serve areas around Kindersley, Biggar, Macklin, Wilkie, Empress and Kyle.

Sexual Assault Initiatives

Victims of sexual assault in Quebec are getting access to free legal support

Sexual assault victims in Quebec will soon have access to free legal advice through the Juripop Clinic. Justice Minister Sonia Lebel made the announcement, saying the government will dole out $2.6 million for the pilot project, as part of a $50-million package over five years announced in the last budget to strengthen the support and protection of vulnerable people.
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Canadian Framework for Collaborative Police Response on Sexual Violence

This framework was developed as a collaborative effort of police services from across the Province of Ontario. 
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In The News

Police-reported family violence against children and youth highest in Saskatchewan

A recent report shows Saskatchewan continues to see the highest numbers of police-reported family violence against children and youth among Canadian provinces in 2018.

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Study reveals the real perpetrators of sexual assault against adolescent girls in Canada

A new study of Canadian sexual assault cases shows that raising the age of consent from 14 to 16 has not led to the prosecution of significant numbers of young men for engaging in sexual relationships with younger teenage girlfriends.

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Teenage victim testifies in alleged sexual assault case in Regina

Phillip Lionel Levac, 32, is facing two counts of sexual assault and two counts of sexual interference against a 14-year-old girl. The charges stem from two incidents in April 2018.

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Resources

Enhancing Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts Through Situational Interventions

Situational prevention is a largely unaddressed level of prevention intervention. Situational prevention, which emphasizes reducing the environmental opportunities for violence to take place, has a critical importance within a comprehensive sexual violence prevention approach.

Sign up for a free webinar on January 15, 2020 to learn more.

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