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Introduction to Trauma and Sexual Assault Investigations
Course Category: Community Awareness and Interactions
Course Category: Contemporary Issues
Course Category: Patrol/Operations Training

Price
$50.00

Content Provider:
Alberta Solicitor General

Language
En

Length
1.5 hours

Release Date
20200415

Registration Process Register

This new eLearning module has been developed by a sub-committee of the Alberta Justice and Solicitor General Sexual Violence Police Advisory Committee (SVPAC) to educate police on the impacts of trauma and inform their interaction and response to victims of sexual violence.

Course Goals:

  • Discuss how trauma can affect the dynamics of memory and illustrate why memory is not like a video camera
  • Identify commonly held biases and interpret how they can compromise our response to victims of sexual violence
  • Outline the key aspects of consent law and how non-consent is communicated
  • Explain the importance of communication and demonstrate effective techniques for responding to victims of trauma

Target Audience

Sworn Police, Police Civilian, Public Safety Officer, Peace Officer / Special Constable, Student, Other Federal, Provincial and Municipal Employees