Surviving sexual assault

Australia, 1990

Film
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A sexual assault counsellor debunks myths about rape describing women’s responses and both short and long term effects. Explores the diverse reactions of women who have been sexually abused or assaulted through vox pops, professional advice, interviews and non-exploitative reconstructions. Outlines the healing process and support for the victim and those close to her. Accompanied by a 24p. booklet for partners, friends, family members or professional workers.

Credits

director

Heather Williams

producer

Ross Hutchens

production company

West-Ed Media

Western Australia. Dept. of Health. Video Production Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38129

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Rape

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Counseling

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Counseling

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Counseling

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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