Ending sexual violence and harassment: Current research and prevention

Sexual violence and sexual harassment include a broad spectrum of behaviours that negatively affect targets. These behaviours include unwanted sexual comments, unwanted touching, persistent sexual advances, and other demeaning and sexually objectifying behaviours, as well as more serious and harmful forms of sexual violence, including rape and sexual assault.

Date: Monday, September 24, 2018
Time: 9:00:00 AM to 3:30:00 PM
Location: Queen Street site, Bell Gateway Building, Sandi and Jim Treliving Gymnasium

This symposium will advance knowledge about the nature and impacts of sexual violence and harassment and describe leading-edge strategies for prevention. Topics include:

  • Public health impacts of sexual violence and harassment
  • Causes
  • Experiences of victims
  • Perceptions and perceived norms of perpetrators
  • Roles of peers & peer dynamics
  • Bystander interventions
  • Sexual assault resistance training
  • Engaging men in prevention

This is a free event that is open to researchers, clinical and prevention practitioners, policymakers and students.

This event is organized by CAMH's Institute for Mental Health Policy Research.

See the speakers and program, and register.

For more information contact Sharon Bernards at Sharon [dot] Bernards [at] camh [dot] ca or 519-858-5000, or visit the registration website.

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