South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence

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Contacting SECASA

For Family & Friends, Female Survivors, Male Survivors, Students, Teachers, Workers, Young People

In addition to counselling sessions, you may communicate with your counsellor/advocate by:

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How do I explain to others

For Family & Friends

There will be people who will be curious to know what has happened to your child and want to know why changes have occurred recently in your family.

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How family & friends can help

For Family & Friends, Female Survivors, Male Survivors

After a sexual assault, the victim needs to Get medical attention Know it wasn't their fault. Feel safe Take control of their life. Be believed. Things you can do to help Listen, don't judge - Try to simply understand their feelings.

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Information for parents/carers about specialist assessments

For Family & Friends

Your child has been referred to SECASA by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) - Child Protection, for a “specialist assessment”. SECASA is a government funded counselling agency for victims of sexual assault and their non-offending family members.

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Sexual assault, the law, your rights

For Family & Friends, Female Survivors, Male Survivors, Students, Teachers, Workers

This booklet is for anyone wants to know more about the legal rights of someone who has been sexually assaulted. It has information about: getting support, reporting the assault to the police, intervention orders, going to court, compensation and financial assistance, where to get help.

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