Technical Briefing on Expanded Support Services for Those Affected by Sexual Misconduct

Media advisory

June 20, 2022 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to a virtual technical briefing on the Sexual Misconduct Response Centre’s (SMRC) ongoing work in support of expanding support services to those affected by sexual misconduct.

Representatives from the SMRC will provide an update on the:

  • Military Sexual Trauma Peer Support Program,
  • expansion of the Response and Support Coordination program,
  • Duty to Report exception for Restorative Engagement, and
  • new programs and services being developed.

A question and answer session will follow.

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Time:  3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT

Interested media must register for this event by contacting the Media Relations Office no later than 2:15 p.m. EDT on June 22. Call-in details will be provided upon registration.

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Associated Links

Sexual Misconduct Response Centre

Military Sexual Trauma Peer Support Program

Defence Minister Anand amends duty to report regulations to provide an exception for Restorative Engagement program participants

Restorative Engagement program

CAF-DND Sexual Misconduct Class Action Settlement

Contacts

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-904-3333
Email: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca

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