Student Sexual Assault Protocol – APC043
Reviewed/Revised: December 2020
To give background and guidance around best practices in situations of student to student sexual assault within the definitions provided, that, “happen at school, during school related activities in or outside schools or in other circumstances if the incident has a negative impact on school climate” (APC013: School Board-Police Protocol).
The Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) does not tolerate any act(s) of sexual assault. Individuals (students) found in violation of the law or definitions of sexual assault within this Administrative Procedure will be held accountable for their actions (APC043-BX: Appendix B). Further, the WCDSB will respond to support victims/survivors and will protect others within their schools. Treatment for perpetrators will also be part of the response.