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.

 

To have your program’s announcement included in this list, please email webmanager@svfreenyc.org with details and promotional materials, and the subject heading “Announcement”.

Alliance Events

SAFE for the Advanced Practitioner June 2018
This course provides instruction on the basics of the Forensic Rape Exam, including medical assessment, preventive medications, evidence collection, and best practice in working with patients. *This 1-day course is open to Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners ONLY* June 19, 2018. Click here to view the full flyer!

 

 

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: In light of the #MeToo movement and as we move into Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April), Sex Talk Happy Hour talks with four different people who identify as survivors, victims, and targets about the aftermath of sexual violence. We also hear from the Alliance Intervention Coordinator, Ashleigh Anderson, on how best to support a friend or family member who experiences sexual violence trauma.

 

Healing Through Music presented by the Angel Band Project
The Angel Band Project is a national non-profit dedicated to providing healing for survivors of sexual assault through music. This workshop series will be held on Friday nights for six weeks beginning April 13th.

 

Events

Webinar: Using an Understanding of Sexual Violence Risk and Protective Factors to Inform Primary Prevention Programming  —  WCSAP
Participants will be engaged in identifying risk and protective factors in the communities they serve and identifying ways to prioritize and target specific risk factors in their primary prevention programming and evaluation. May 23, 2018.

 

Webinar: Let’s Talk About Sexual Health to Support Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention  —  PreventConnect
This web conference will explore how conversations about sexuality and pornography can support, advance, and strengthen sexual and domestic violence prevention. Join us on Wednesday, May 30th.

 

Forensic Nurse Symposium  —  Richmond University Medical Center
This symposium is designed for the healthcare professional wishing to improve their skills to include identification, assessment, evidence collection, and wound documentation for all victims of violence. The event will be held on Wednesday, June 13th.

Job Opportunities

Manager, Family Justice Center in Queens   —  Safe Horizon

 

Domestic Violence Coordinator  —  Queens Interim Probation Domestic Violence Team

 

Internship: Women’s Crisis Response Advocate, Bahrain  —  Women’s Crisis Care International

 

Click here for job opportunities with the Alliance!

 

Support Groups

UNID@S Group for Survivors  —  North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence
Join us for empowerment workshops focused on helping you find your voice and develop skills for self care, growth and empowerment. Topics will include overcoming stigma of being a survivor/victim, communication in a crisis, creating your vision, and getting back your control. Every Tuesday evening at 5:30 PM.

 

Domestic Violence Survivor Support Group  —  North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence
Beginning in June 2018, this weekly group will be a space for survivors to feel safe and supported. Receive support, develop and strengthen your coping skills, and take part in healing activities with other survivors.