Announcements

Below you will find a rotating list of community announcements from our partners and colleagues in the field, ranging from local events and fundraisers to job and volunteer opportunities.

 

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Alliance Announcements

March 2020 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.

 

March 2020 Mock Trial Course
This training session combines the expertise of the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault, the Bronx District Attorney’s Office, and two experienced SAFE’s. Using a combination of information and a presentation of fact pattern, participants will learn about the process of testifying in court. Learn more and register now!

 

April 2020 Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Course (Intro Level)
This comprehensive, 40-hour SANE-P certification course called, “The Assessment and Evaluation of Pediatric Survivors of Sexual Assault”, 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 course will take place on April 28 and 30. Register now!

 

Continuing Nursing Education Credits have been applied for through the International Association of Forensic Nurses, an accredited Approver of continuing nursing education through the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.

 

Announcing the Alliance Legal Services Program – Now Accepting Clients
We are thrilled to announce that the Alliance Legal Services Program (ALSP) is now accepting clients. ALSP works to address the critical legal needs of survivors of sexual assault by providing in-house legal consultations, representation, and referrals in issues that may arise in the aftermath of trauma. Find out more about our services and eligibility criteria here and please reach out to us with any questions at 212-229-0345 Ext. 326 or Legalsupport@svfreenyc.org.

 

Webinar:Working with Childhood Sexual Abuse – CEU’s Available!

Join us for a training to recognize, respond and prevent childhood sexual abuse, and work with survivors. Presenter Ireen Ninonuevo, LCSW, specializes in the trauma treatment and prevention of child sexual abuse, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence.

 

Job Opportunity: Leadership Position in Sexual Assault Prevention

The Alliance is seeking an individual experienced in sexual violence prevention who would like to step into a leadership position at the Alliance. Depending on applicant skills and experience, this individual will spend approximately 60% of their time supervising the Alliance prevention programs and 40% of their time supervising policy work and organizational operations.

 

Job Opportunity: Intervention Volunteer/Intern

The Alliance is seeking an Intervention Intern to support our signature training program Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Training (SAFETI). The Intervention Volunteer/Intern will help address a crucial gap in services for sexual assault survivors – long-term, trauma-informed care.

Events

Seeking Volunteer Advocates  —  Bellevue Hospital
Bellevue Hospital is looking for dedicated and compassionate volunteers age 18+ to become rape crisis and domestic violence advocates. Advocates will attend to acute cases in the emergency departments at both NYC Health+Hospitals/Bellevue and NYU Langone Medical Center on an on-call basis. The training will take place in late March to early April 2020.

 

Advocate Training Announcement  —  New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
The Victim Intervention Program’s advocates assist survivors of sexual assault, family and intimate partner violence in the emergency department of New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Volunteers must complete a 40 hour training program. Interested in learning more? View the full information by clicking the above link.

 

Become a Certified Volunteer Rape Crisis Counselor and Domestic Violence Advocate!  —  DOVE, New York Presbyterian Hospital
The DOVE Program is recruiting dedicated students and professionals to work with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault as On–Call Volunteer Advocates. Volunteers must complete a 40-hour training in its entirety. If your share our commitment to social justice in healthcare, we look forward to hearing from you!

For Survivors and Allies

Free Spanish Domestic Violence Women’s Group  —  Crime Victims Treatment Center
This free Spanish Domestic Violence Women’s group is scheduled to begin in February and will run from 8-10 weeks depending on start date. Clients will have to complete an interview to ensure we are suitable to meet their needs. Please feel free to contact if you have further questions 212-523-4318 or learn more by clicking the title above.

 

Storytelling Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Assault  —  Bellevue Hospital
In this group, survivors of sexual assault come together to create a safe space, share their stories, support and learn from one another.

 

Sister Circle: For Female Survivors Over Age 18  —  Black Women’s Blueprint

Speak your truth. We will listen. Sister Circle is a free healing/counseling group for female survivors over the age of 18.

Job Opportunities

Leadership Position in Sexual Assault Prevention  —  The NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

 

Intervention Volunteer/Intern  — NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault 

 

Director of Children’s Services  —  Steps to End Family Violence