SAFE Training Institute Courses and Activities:
April 2019 Skills Lab
Skills Lab intends to help clinicians practice as SAFE examiners in New York State. In order to become a NYS Certified SAFE Examiner, healthcare providers must complete the NYS DOH didactic course as well as a supervised “preceptorship” experience. The Skills Lab course, to be held April 16, 2019, is an excellent way for SAFEs to refresh their skills and knowledge base. Click the link above to register now!
May 2019 Mock Trial: A Skills-Building Course for Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners
This May 13th training session combines the expertise of the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault, the New York City District Attorney’s Office, and an experienced SAFE. Using a combination of information and a presentation of fact pattern, participants will learn about the process of testifying in court.
May SAFE Alliance Quarterly Meeting & Training
On May 21, 2019, join the NYC community of Medical Forensic Examiners to stay connected and strengthen your skills to advance in your profession. The NYC SAFE Alliance provides a forum for sexual assault forensic examiners to share information, expand skills, network, and connect.
June 2019 Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Course
This comprehensive, 40-hour* SAFE certification course trains medical professionals to provide competent, compassionate care to sexual assault victims, while using the most advanced technology associated with DNA and other sexual assault forensic evidence collection and preservation.
The Alliance’s Monthly Podcast: Sex Talk Happy Hour Welcome to Sex Talk Happy Hour, a podcast hosted by the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault. We hope you’ll subscribe and join us as we talk with amazing and brilliant people to talk about sex, sexuality, consent, violence, gender, gender norms, so on and so forth. Subscribe, and follow us on Instagram (@NYCAlliance) and/or on Twitter (@NYCAASA) and let us know what you want to hear about. Use our hashtag, #SexTalkHappyHour. Click the link above to be brought directly to the podcast’s iTunes page.
New episode: To Respond or Not Respond? That is the Question
The internet has changed the way we interact with each other, and especially with those who have public personas. This episode features comedy writer Karen Chee and actress ShiNe Nielson where they share their experiences with social media, the internet, and comment trolls. Listen here now!
This episode was produced and edited by Jeenie Yoon.
Yoga Series Designed Specifically for Survivors of Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault Join Exhale to Inhale and the Alliance for a one hour long yoga class series. Students will be invited to connect their mind and body through breath and movement. Classes will include breathing exercises, yoga poses and guided relaxation. We are currently still recruiting participants so please contact Ashleigh Andersen at email@example.com or 212-229-0345 ext. 302 if you are interested in participating! The upcoming group will be held at the Alliance offices.