Consent Conversations

Free

Overview

***THIS CRED WILL NOT BE RUNNING IN SEM 2 2024***

Note: All enrolled students must complete the Cred by 31/07/2024


Across every industry, issues around sexual harassment and consent have been coming under increasing scrutiny. Employers are looking to build safe, respectful work environments – and they expect their employees to understand appropriate behaviour and to act accordingly.


In both work and private life, understanding basic concepts around consent, communication and respect is vital, and this credential arms you with the knowledge needed to create a safer environment for everyone. Learn skills to minimise the risk of contributing towards sexual assault and harassment, including what makes for appropriate and respectful behaviour, what does and does not constitute sexual consent, and how to intervene safely in difficult situations.

Skills and learning outcomes

  • Identify behaviors constitute sexual assault
  • Define sexual consent and what it means to gain consent
  • Identify circumstances where consent can and cannot be freely given
  • Know how to obtain sexual consent
  • Identify your right to be asked for sexual consent before any sexual behaviour


Content

  • What is sexual assault?
  • What is sexual consent?
  • When can consent be given?
  • When consent can or cannot be freely given
  • How do I obtain consent?
  • Identifying individual rights to be safe and respected


How does it work ?

By completing a series of online scenarios the earner of this credential demonstrated an understanding of issues around sexual consent, how to communicate while respecting boundaries, and strategies for intervening in situations where harassment or consent is an issue.

When can I do it ?