Sexual assault courses led by experts

The St. Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre provides a comprehensive, tailored and fully accredited programme of training and education in the field of rape and sexual assault.

As the first SARC to be established in the country, St Mary’s has led the field in sharing good practice and seeking to raise standards of care for victims of rape and sexual assault. The Centre’s extensive knowledge and understanding in helping and supporting men, women and children means that it can offer valuable insights to those working within the sexual assault community.

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Open Mornings

As well as a range of training course tailored to meet the needs of all those working with people who have experienced sexual assault we also host a series of Free Open mornings throughout the year for those wanting to find out more about our service.

Space is limited and you are required to book a place. Please contact Rachel Barber at the Saint Mary’s Centre on 0161 276 6515 or email to book your place. All open mornings take place between 10.30am and 12.30am.

These open mornings provide the opportunity to look around the Centre and ask questions about the service.

Open Morning dates for 2018 are as follows

  • Tuesday February 6th
  • Wednesday April 11th
  • Friday June 22nd
  • Friday July 20th
  • Monday September 10th
  • Wednesday November 14th
  • Tuesday December 11th
Saint Mary's Sexual Assault Referral Centre Courses 2017-2018
A full list of all our sexual assault courses led by experts working in the sexual assault services field.

St Mary’s Centre Annual Conference 2018
April 25th to April 26th Midland Hotel Manchester PLEASE NOTE THIS CONFERENCE IS NOW FULL

Forensic and Medical Examinations in Rape and Sexual Assault Course
Enrolment for our 2019 FMERSA course will be open shortly. Please note that places are limited.

Masterclass in paediatric ano-genital conditions study day
Thursday July 5th - Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre - early bird bookings now open

Sexual Offences Masterclass
We will be announcing the date for our 2018 Sexual Offences Masterclass shortly

Presentations from Conferences and Study Days

Click here to access Saint Mary’s SARC past and imminent course presentations

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