24 hour help-line Counselling and support Training

SASS is a free and confidential support service for southern Tasmanian people of all ages who have been affected by any form of sexual violence. We also provide Redress Scheme Support Services across Tasmania.

Our mission is to work towards achieving a healthier,  safer community in Tasmania, free of sexual harm.

We provide information and support to professionals, and offer a range of training workshops and education sessions throughout Tasmania.

Keeping Kids Safe - Advanced Training

This two day professional development workshop teaches protective behaviour skills and trauma-informed responses to disclosures of harm. Participants will build their understanding of problem sexual behaviour and sexually abusive behaviour (PSB / SAB). This essential training is designed for professionals working with children and young people and introduces assessment tools and safety planning for young people exhibiting PSB / SAB. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR HOBART AND LAUNCESTON WORKSHOPS.

Mental Health First Aid

This two day Standard Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to provide initial support to other adults who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidenced based Action Plan. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR HOBART AND LAUNCESTON WORKSHOPS.

SASS Submission - Discussion Paper: Section 194K of the Evidence Act 2001

SASS has provided feedback to the Tasmanian Government on their Discussion Paper on s194K of the Evidence Act 2001. S194K prohibits the publication of a victim’s name or any identifying details in cases of sexual assault.