Attend Matty Hillman's final oral presentation as he works toward his master’s degree in Child and Youth Care, BCYC
(University of Victoria, 2014)
Strengthening Our Response to Sexual Violence
A Working Paper of Prevention and Response Strategies for Selkirk College.
Selkirk College envisions a campus community that is diverse, accepting and safe for everyone. This project is part of a larger initiative with a goal of creating a culture that is free of violence in all its forms. Culture change requires the contributions, input and engagement of all community members. This presentation will outline aspects of Selkirk College's sexual violence prevention and response strategy, including programs and trainings that will be rolled out on campus over the next several years.
Your attendance is important to Selkirk College.
Matty Hillman is a child and youth care practitioner, Selkirk College alumnus and new instructor in the Human Services program. His graduate work and research interests include: domestic violence prevention programming, narratives of challenge and resiliency with post-secondary students and youth engagement through community mural projects.
His current master's work is focused on supporting Selkirk College in the creation of a sexual violence prevention and response strategy. Topics found in his published work include: identifying the potential for resistance to state regulation of public space and discipline of the body through the creative act of street skateboarding, as well as a critical examination of youth mentoring discourse as neoliberal subject formation.
Due to the sensitive nature of this topic there exists a possibility you may experience distress or discomfort during or following this presentation. Should you feel you would like further support please contact the Selkirk College Counselling department for an appointment.
For more information contact Matty Hillman.