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Media Release - Options Paper: Responding to Problem Sexual Behaviour in Tasmania 15 December 2015

SASS has released an Options Paper on a Tasmanian response to children who display problem sexual behaviour and sexually abusive behaviour.

Comments are invited on this paper up until 31 January 2015

View the Options Paper here.

 

In addition, SASS has also released two publications to assist practitioners in responding to children displaying problem sexual behaviour and sexually abusive behaviour.

View the Practice Handbook here.

View the Tasmanian Standards of Practice here.


SASS Releases Options Paper on Responding to Problem Sexual Behaviour in Tasmania

SASS has released an Options Paper on a Tasmanian response to children who display problem sexual behaviour and sexually abusive behaviour. Comments are invited on this paper up until 31 January 2015.

View Options Paper here.

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SASS (Galileo House) Services are moving

From Tuesday 11th March 2014 all SASS services will be located at Ingomar House, 34 Patrick Street, Hobart.

see the Map here

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Mercury Newspaper, 15 July 2013

SASS has been allocated $1.2 million dollars to offer support services to those who take part in the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse.

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Media Release - Alcohol Use and Non-Consensual Sex Targeted by New Campaign: "Off Your Head, Don't Share Your Bed". 25 May 2012

A new media campaign that highlights the issue of alcohol use and non-consensual sexual activity by young people was officially launched today.

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Media release: SASS calls for the Government to fund programs for young people exhibiting sexually abusive behavior, 10 Feb 2012

In November 2011 SASS called on the Tasmanian Government to fund programs for children and young people who were displaying problem sexual behavior (PSB) or sexually abusive behavior (SAB) (see attached)...

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Alcohol and Sexual Consent - A Conundrum or just Common Sense?

SASS (Sexual Assault Support Service) and DEN (Drug Education Network) believe people are genuinely confused in their understanding of sexual consent and in particular in relation to the consumption of alcohol or another drug.

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April 2011: Celebration of SASS' 25th Anniversary

On Thursday, 28th April 2011, SASS celebrated its 25th anniversary at Galileo House, 73 Federal Street, North Hobart. Our Guests of Honour were The Hon Lara Gidding, Premier; Treasurer; and Minister for the Arts and Dr Antonia Quadara, Coordinator of the Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault -Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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