Full Disclosure: Implications for Individuals who Disclose Sexual Violence in the University Context

Presented by: Dr. Jenn Root, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Social Work at Wilfrid Laurier University & Hayley Moody, Community Activist, previous Sexual Violence Counsellor & Advocate for Laurier students (through SAC Brant).
This Resource Spotlight was presented and recorded on November 28, 2019.

Led by a team of researchers, community activists, and sexual violence advocates, this Resource Spotlight explored the implications, hidden contexts, and potential harm for folks who engage with university sexual violence policies in Ontario. All were welcome to attend, but this skill share was specifically created for survivors and those who support survivors on Ontario university campuses. 

 Resource Spotlight Recording

Access the presentation slides here



Jennifer Root, PhD, RSW, is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Social Work at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her approach to scholarship and practice is rooted in advocacy, community-driven methods, anti-oppressive and intersectional feminist theories. Prior to joining the Faculty of Social Work, Jennifer worked alongside various communities across Canada and the United States doing anti-violence prevention and intervention work, primarily on issues related to women’s experiences of intimate partner violence, gender-based violence, and sexual violence. More recently, her work explores the impacts of gender-based violence on students, including the disclosure process as experienced by post-secondary instructors.

Hayley Moody is a queer, two-spirit Anishinaabekwe with roots from the French River area, England and Germany, and currently lives along the Haldimand Tract in 'Brantford'. Most of her work has centered around sexual violence advocacy, and working with youth in a counselling and support role, always prioritizing healing as an act of resistance. She spends a lot of her time being critical of the Canadian colonial state, and dreaming of land reclamation and youth-led revolutions. 

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