South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence

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Can my client records be subpoenaed

For Female Survivors, Male Survivors, Workers

In Victoria, this falls under the Evidence (Confidential Communications) Act 1998.

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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 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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How to make a complaint or compliment at SECASA

For Female Survivors, Male Survivors

As a SECASA client you have the right to complain if you feel that the service you have received does not meet your expectations. You can also give positive feedback if you wish.

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Information for victims of rape

For Female Survivors, Male Survivors, Workers, Young People

This article is designed to give those of you who have been or currently are the victims of sexual assault (together with the friends, family and perhaps school counsellors who are supporting you) information which should be of use to you.

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Pregnancy following rape

For Female Survivors, Young People

A number of SECASA'S clients are mothers of children following rape or are children born following the rape of their birth mother.

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Restorative justice program

For Female Survivors, Male Survivors

Restorative justice helps people who have been sexually or physically assaulted to communicate with the other people involved, about the harm that has been caused. The police and courts will not usually be involved.

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Sexual assault of older people: Information for clients and victims

For Female Survivors, Male Survivors

Information about the sexual assault of older women and men.

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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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