South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence

Articles about ‘Student Projects’

Dental issues: Bridging the gap - research report

For Female Survivors, Male Survivors, Workers

This research study explores the experiences of adult female and male victim/survivors of sexual assault when accessing and receiving dental treatment and the awareness of dental professionals around the prevalence of sexual assault and the impact that sexual assault can have on victim/survivors dental experiences.

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Dental issues: Information for dental professionals

For Workers

This information series was produced by Allison Payet as part of 'Bridging The Gap: The Impact Of Sexual Assault on Oral Health & Dental Experiences' (2007) The information in this booklet will assist you to recognise the possible indicators of sexual assault in a dental setting and support the patient...

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Does posting in an online community encourage young people to disclose sexual assault or abuse?

For Students, Workers

In 2010 Lisa Smith from the Australian Catholic University conducted research for SECASA into the use of online social media by young people in disclosing sexual assault. There are many barriers to disclosing sexual assault or abuse for many young people.

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Online peer support and counselling options for victim/survivors of sexual assault

For Female Survivors, Male Survivors

In 2011 Michi Forgan and Avrille Burrows, RMIT final year Social Work students, researched and produced information sheets about online oprtions for both peer support and counselling of victim/survivors of sexual assault.  

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SECASA client experiences of technologically-facilitated sexual assault and violence

For Female Survivors, Male Survivors, Students, Workers

In 2014, Belinda Harvey, Social Work students from Monash University, took a placement at SECASA. This study is the result of work completed on her placement.

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Sexting information

For Students, Teachers

In 2011, Monash Medical Faculty Community Based Program students Amanda Hammond and Marion Tisser produced two anti-sexting factsheets, one for young people and one for parents and carers and also conducted a number of information sessions at various schools about sexting.

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Sexual assault of older people

For Family & Friends, Students, Workers

Information about the sexual assault of older women and men.

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Working with clients with a cognitive impairment who have been sexually assaulted?

For Students, Workers

In 2012 Sophie Gilmore and Natalie Titmus, Social Work students from Monash University, took a placement at SECASA.

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