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Reporting mechanisms and community engagement

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST



Digna, the Canadian Centre of Expertise on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, is pleased to hold a training entitled “Working with partners to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse”.

Training details:

Dates: December 5-8
Session times: 10am-2pm EST

Registration cost $120
Location: Zoom
Language: English, with bilingual facilitator and French materials

Pre-requisites: Participants should have prior understanding of PSEA concepts and minimum standards.

Please direct any inquiries about this training to digna.info@cooperation.ca.


About the training:

The training will include the folowing content:

Module 1: Opening (3.5 hours)

  • The reporting process: elements of a good reporting process
  • Barriers to reporting and solutions to overcoming barriers


Module 2: Good practices for reporting and responding to sexual violence (3.5 hours)

  • Receiving reports & what to report
  • Survivor-centred and trauma-informed approaches, psychological first aid
  • Case study examples


Module 3: Developing a sexual violence reporting mechanism for your organization (3.5 hours)

  • Key steps in reporting process
  • Roles & accountabilities
  • Confidentiality
  • Reporting methods & reporting lines
  • Good practices for drafting mechanisms
  • Implementation, dissemination, accessibility, communication and following up on mechanisms


Module 4: Community engagement (4 hours)

  • Building trust in reporting channels
  • Systems tailored to communities and survivors
  • Finding the best channels of communication/reporting
  • Languages
  • Program participants awareness of rights
  • Validation of allegations before investigations
  • Dissemination – communication adapted to the communities


About the facilitators:

Adriana Leigh

Adriana Leigh is Founder and Principal Consultant at ALG consulting. She brings 19+ yaers of diverse global experience as a workpalce human rights lawyer and facilitator in gender, SGBV, diversity and inclusion. She has experience working nationally and internationally, leveraging her well-rounded bavkground to support organizations. Adriana has facilitated many trainings for Digna in the past, including the PSEA summer school, as well as supporting the work of Digna’s working groups.

Co-facilitator: Crossroads International 

A PSEA focal point from Crossroads International will be co-facilitating the session on community engagement. Their details will be added once confirmed.


For more information, please click on the link below

Register here


December 8
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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