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

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.

 

January 2020 Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Course

This comprehensive, 40-hour* SAFE certification course, beginning January 22, 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. 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.

 

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.

 

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.

Events

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.

 

Support Group: For Survivors of Sexual Violence  —  DOVE, New York Presbyterian Hospital
This group is open to English-speaking female-identifying individuals and will be held on Wednesdays from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM beginning January 15th.

 

The Neurobiology of Trauma: For Lactation, Birth & Postpartum Professionals  — Amy Edelstein, LCSW
Join us for a workshop with licensed clinical social worker, Amy Edelstein to discuss the impact of trauma on the brain and to recognize physiological, psychological and physical presentations in trauma survivors. We will also learn basic intervention skills for working more effectively with trauma survivors during pregnancy, birth, and/or postpartum practices. Visit the link above for more details and to register.

 

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!

 

Seeking Volunteer Advocates  —  Mount Sinai Beth Israel Victim Services Program 
We’re seeking compassionate and caring people to volunteer and support survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence in the Emergency Room after business hours. Volunteers must be able to attend our mandatory and FREE 40-hour training. To read the full list of dates, learn more and register, click the link above.

For Survivors and Allies

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