The authors and contributors who worked on this resource are dispersed throughout B.C. and Canada and they wish to acknowledge the following traditional, ancestral and unceded territories where they met online and worked together, including K’ómoks First Nation in Comox Valley, BC; Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ territories in Victoria, BC; xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territories in Vancouver, BC; Syilx Okanagan Territory in Kelowna BC; the Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc Territory in Kamloops, BC; Ktunaxa, Syilx (Okanagan), and Sinixt territories in the West Kootenays, BC; Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples in Toronto, ON. We honour the traditional knowledge and ways of knowing and being of the peoples of these territories. Their knowledge has existed in these spaces since time began.

Supporting Survivors Training and Facilitator Guide: Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence in B.C. Post-Secondary Institutions was a collaboration between the public post-secondary institutions of British Columbia, BCcampus, and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training as part of the Sexual Violence and Misconduct (SVM) Training and Resources Project.

We would like to thank the Sexual Violence Training and Resources Working Group for their leadership, dedication, and passion for this project over the past two years.

We would like to thank all the Sexual Violence Training Development Team who worked hard to create content and enhance this training to ensure these resources reflect the core principles in the SVM Evaluation Toolkit.

We would like to thank all the B.C. post-secondary institutions, student associations, and community organizations who shared their training to be evaluated as part of Phase One for this Project. We would also like to thank DKS Consulting for their work on evaluating the SVM training in BC. We would like to thank the Selkirk College Human Services students who provided feedback on a pilot test of this training.

We would like to thank Thompson Rivers University, the University of British Columbia Okanagan, AMS Student Society of UBC Vancouver; Sexual Assault Support Centre, and Simon Fraser University for the sharing of their SVM training resources for this project.


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