Educational resources

Below you will find educational resources that can help you to build your understanding and knowledge of various topics such as consent, gender-based violence, technology-facilitated violence, responding to disclosures, and more! Please note that the content of these resources may be overwhelming for many and we encourage you to proceed with care. 

Resources for Students and Staff




Sexual Assault

Sex Trafficking

2SLGBTQIA+ communities

Bystander Intervention

Technology-Facilitated Violence

National Frameworks & Action Plans

Trauma- and Violence-Informed Practices & Approaches

Additional Resources for Staff

Access a list of training opportunities and helpful websites on our Staff Training webpage.

Contact the consent [at] (subject: Responding%20to%20Disclosures%20Workshop) (Student Rights and Responsibilities Office) if you're interested in booking a staff training about Responding to Student Disclosures of Gender-Based Violence.

Books, Articles & Blogs

Root, J. & Godderis, R. (2016) Instructor Strategies for Responding to Disclosures of Gender-Based Violence on Campus. The Canadian Journal of Action Research, Vol 17 No 3. Available online. 

Perreault-Laird, J., Paak, M., & Godderis, R (2020) Remote teaching and technology-facilitated gender-based and sexual violence. Retrieved online from the Academic Matters website. 

Burczycka, M. (2019) Students' experiences of unwanted sexualized behaviours and sexual assault at postsecondary schools in the Canadian provinces. Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics. Retrieved online from the Statistics Canada website.