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Sexualized Violence Prevention & Response

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Covid-19 Updates

Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response (SVPR) is available to offer individual support services virtually. However, accompaniment support will not be available at this time.  You can schedule an appointment by emailing studentservices@tru.ca.  Once your appointment is made, SVPR will contact you.

 

Victims/survivors are encouraged to reach out to community resources as well:
Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Center: 250-372-0179.
Y Women’s Emergency Shelter: 250-374-6162.
BC Victim Link: 24 hour crisis support, multiple languages available.

If you are in immediate danger please call 911. Safety planning resources can be found here

For the latest information on COVID-19 and the impacts to TRU, please visit tru.ca/covid19.

The Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response Manager (SVPRM) is available to anyone who has experienced sexualized or intimate partner violence, regardless of whether the experience was recent or in the past, or if they wish to formally report to TRU or the RCMP. Supports are available to all faculty, staff and students, and people of all genders and sexual orientations. Supports include:

  • Emotional support and safety planning
  • Academic accommodations and emergency housing
  • Information about reporting options
  • Support through reporting processes if desired
  • Connection to campus and community resources
  • Support to those providing care to victim/survivors

Reach out to us

The SVPRM also develops and delivers education and prevention programing to all of campus, and plays a key role in supporting the ongoing implementation of TRU’s Sexualized Violence policy. The SVPRM works in the Faculty of Student Development and can be reached for an appointment by calling 250-828-5023 or in the Counselling and Accessibility area in Old Main Room 1631. For more information about our team, please visit the About us section.

Academic accommodations

Did you know that TRU has committed to providing academic accommodations to victims/survivors? Check out these new resources!

Sexualized Violence Support Group

Reclaiming Ourselves

Tuesdays
January 21 - April 7
4:45pm - 6:15pm

To apply visit Programs and Events
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Are you a student with a disability?

Students who identify as having a disability, as well as TRU staff and faculty can develop sustainable practices around sexualized violence prevention.

To learn more please visit Programs and Events
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You are not alone

If you have been sexually assaulted it is important to know and understand that you are not alone and that it is not your fault. There is no behavior, manner of dress, or situation that justifies sexualized violence. If you are a victim/survivor of sexualized violence, you have done nothing wrong and you are not to blame.

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#IBelieveYou

WolfPack Volleyball initiated a student driven public service announcement as part of a partnership between TRU and the Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Center.

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Learn about creating safer and respectful environments on our campus and beyond

By completing this short course, you will gain information and skills to apply as you move through university and the rest of your life. Participate before October 26th, 2018, and you can be enetered to win prizes. Click here for more information.

Intro to SVPR Course


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