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CP Week – Day 3: Sexual Violence

Sexual Violence is a general term that describes behaviours and actions that are sexual in nature are unwanted, coerced, and committed without consent. Sexual violence is a continuum of behaviours and actions including, but not limited to:
– Sexist jokes or explicit comments, catcalling, homophobic slurs, spreading rumours about someone’s sexuality
– Harassment, stalking,
– Sexual exploitation, trafficking
– Groping or unwanted sexual touching, flashing, sexual assault, child sexual assault, indecent exposure
Sexual violence has harmful and lasting consequences for victims/survivors, their families, and communities.

Crime Prevention Week: Nov 1 – 7

“Crime Prevention in Changing Times” is the theme for Crime Prevention Week 2017, which runs from November 1 – 7.  Illustrating the safety and health of our community needs to be adaptive to the ever-changing dynamics of the communities around us. To create safe and healthy communities we need a collective effort between Police and those citizens within communities.

Visit BCCPA’s webpage daily throughout Crime Prevention week for the release of daily tip sheets to support this year’s daily topics: Bystander Intervention, Business Crime Prevention, Sexual Violence, Youth Engagement, Safety on Campus, Seniors Safety, and Digital Citizenship.

01-Nov Bystander Intervention
02-Nov Business Crime Prevention
03-Nov Sexual Violence
04-Nov Youth Engagement
05-Nov Safety on Campus
06-Nov Seniors Safety
07-Nov Digital Citizenship


BCCPA – Preventing Youth Exploitation Webinar Files

Documents to support the Sept 19 BCCPA Webinar: Preventing Youth Exploitation are found below.
BCCPA Preventing Youth Exploitation Webinar PPT deck
Student Safety in a Digital Era Info Bulletin

A recording of the Webinar can be found at the following link:

Children of the Street Toolkit for Service Providers – Addressing the Trafficking of Children and Youth for Sexual Exploitation

Children of the Street Toolkit for Parents – Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Children and Youth in Canada


Webinar: Back to School Safety ~ Preventing Youth Exploitation – Sept 19

Back to School Safety Preventing Youth Exploitation Webinar registration form

BCCPA will be hosting a free webinar on Back to School Safety ~ Preventing Youth Exploitation Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 1030 to 1200. Kev Lescisin of Children of the Street Society will discuss the issue of youth exploitation.

This webinar will provide an overview of:
– What youth exploitation looks like
– An overview of school-based prevention programs
– Early intervention initiatives
– Resources for parents and service providers, including how teachers, counsellors, school liaison officers and service providers can incorporate these resources into their outreach activities.

Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and ask questions through the Webex chat function, or through the teleconference line.