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Understanding and Responding to Child Sexual Assault: Legal and Clinical Processes for the MLHD

  • MPHN Conference Room 1/185 Morgan Street Wagga Wagga Australia (map)


·         Identifying child sexual assault

·         How to respond to a child (or their family) who has disclosed sexual assault

·         Mandatory reporting obligations

·         Common myths and misconceptions of child sexual assault

·         Perpetrator tactics

·         Impact of child sexual assault on children

·         Local services responding to child sexual assault

·         Forensic medical examinations for children

·         Legal processes following a disclosure of child sexual assault

·         Self-care/debriefing

·         Case examples and group discussion   


·         Alison Bell - JCPRP Senior Health Clinician, NSW Health

·         Genevieve Graham – Detective Sergeant Child Abuse Unit, NSW Police

·         Kelly Burgess – JCPRP Manager Casework, NSW Family and Community Services

·         Sexual assault counsellor Wagga Wagga Community Health, NSW Health

·         Dr Jonathan Ho – Regional Forensic Medical Practitioner (NSW Police) & Sexual Assault Examiner (MLHD)

Audience: GPs/GP registrars and practice staff

Date: Tuesday 23 July 2019
Time:   6.00pm registration and dinner for 6.30pm start- 8.30pm finish
Location: MPHN Conference Room, 1/185 Morgan Street Wagga

                                    (please enter via the Murray Street carpark)
Cost: Free