Yoga Series Designed Specifically for Survivors of Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault
Join Exhale to Inhale and the Alliance for this one hour long yoga class series. Students will be invited to connect their mind and body through breath and movement. Classes include breathing exercises, yoga poses and guided relaxation. The upcoming group begins on September 5th and will be held at the Alliance offices.
Upcoming SAFETI Courses
September 2018 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. Course will be held on September 18, 2018.
Fall 2018 NYS DOH Approved 40 Hour Course-Intro Level
This comprehensive, 40-hour SAFE certification course called, “The Assessment and Evaluation of Adult/Adolescent Survivors of Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence (Intro Level)”, trains medical professionals to provide competent, compassionate and prompt care to sexual assault victims, while using the most advanced technology associated with DNA and other sexual assault forensic evidence collection and preservation. Upon completion of all course requirements, course participants will be able to use the Certificate of Completion in order to be certified as a SAFE with the NYS Department of Health. The course takes place this October 30th – November 2nd.
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: Project DOT
We’re excited to share with you one of our own projects here at the Alliance, Project DOT, where our prevention team works with youth from different communities to provide education around sexual violence prevention and healthy relationships. Co-Host Jeenie Yoon interviews Christina Ortiz, another employee at the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault, about Project DOT, what it is, and what its goals are. Then she interviews two awesome alumni of the program, Damian and Joe-Ann.