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THE SMRT (Sexual Misconduct Response Team): An Innovative Approach to Sexual Violence Response on Campuses

Statistically, it is known that 1 in 4 women will experience sexual misconduct in her lifetime. These experiences can be traumatic for students, impacting their ability to eat, sleep and concentrate. Over time, trauma can have serious long-term, negative effects on a student’s educational experience. A campus environment in which individuals feel comfortable coming forward … Continue reading "THE SMRT (Sexual Misconduct Response Team): An Innovative Approach to Sexual Violence Response on Campuses"

January 16, 2017


The SMRT (Sexual Misconduct Response Team): An Innovate Appraoch to Sexual Violence Response on Campuses

Statistically, it is known that 1 in 4 women will experience sexual misconduct in her lifetime. These experiences can be traumatic for students, impacting their ability to eat, sleep and concentrate. Over time, trauma can have serious long-term, negative effects on a student’s educational experience. A campus environment in which individuals feel comfortable coming forward … Continue reading "The SMRT (Sexual Misconduct Response Team): An Innovate Appraoch to Sexual Violence Response on Campuses"

January 12, 2017


The SMRT (Sexual Misconduct Response Team): An Innovate Appraoch to Sexual Violence Response on Campuses

Statistically, it is known that 1 in 4 women will experience sexual misconduct in her lifetime. These experiences can be traumatic for students, impacting their ability to eat, sleep and concentrate. Over time, trauma can have serious long-term, negative effects on a student’s educational experience. A campus environment in which individuals feel comfortable coming forward … Continue reading "The SMRT (Sexual Misconduct Response Team): An Innovate Appraoch to Sexual Violence Response on Campuses"

January 12, 2017


Emergency Management and Business Continuity as an Institution Priority

This project was undertaken as a result of a January 2013 review of the emergency response plans (ERP) and business continuity plans (BCP) on file which revealed that Jess than 25% of required departments had Emergency Response Plans and less that 5% had Business Continuity Plans. In addition an audit by the Internal Audit department … Continue reading "Emergency Management and Business Continuity as an Institution Priority"

June 14, 2016


Implementation of the Incident Command System at McGill University

With the increased coverage of school shootings and terrorist attacks by main stream media, the widely held notion that “it can’t happen here” has begun to dissipate. This shift in thinking has heightened the need to be prepared for emergencies on university campuses, and to be able to respond effectively to safeguard our university community. … Continue reading "Implementation of the Incident Command System at McGill University"

June 13, 2016


Generating a culture of safety within the student body, staff, and faculty at Mount Saint Vincent University

On March 31, 2004, the Westray Bill, Bill C-45, was approved by the federal government and established unprecedented legal responsibilities for employers to ensure the safety of the people performing work in their facility. More importantly, Bill C-45 added section 217.1 to the criminal code of Canada, which read: Everyone who undertakes, or has the … Continue reading "Generating a culture of safety within the student body, staff, and faculty at Mount Saint Vincent University"

April 16, 2015


Integrated Campus Radio System

Our radio system project is completely transferable. After an RFP and testing process we selected MOTOTRBO XPR 6500 Digital Portable Radios from Spectrum Communications in Kitchener Ontario. Since we began using this system we have improved communication throughout the campus, and most importantly increased personal safety on campus. In order to facilitate the transferability, you … Continue reading "Integrated Campus Radio System"

April 16, 2014


goSAFE

The York University community was actively involved in the reorganization of this service. It was crucial to obtain the feedback and input from the York Community with respect to the demand for service, utilization, experience, and suggestions for improvement. There were focus groups with internal unionized staff members who work in the field and various … Continue reading "goSAFE"

April 16, 2010


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