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

Webinar: Working With Childhood Sexual Abuse
The Alliance is proud to present a webinar on September 25, from 2:00-4:00 PM, with presenter Irene Ninoneuvo, LCSW, who specializes in the trauma treatment and prevention of child sexual abuse, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. Please join us for this webinar training on how to recognize, respond, and prevent childhood sexual abuse and work with survivors. Social Workers (LMSW and LCSW) who complete the webinar are eligible to receive (2) continuing education units (CEU’s) for $25. Please contact pbik@svfreenyc.org with questions. Click the link above for more information and to register!

 

October 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.

 

Job Opportunity: Counselor, Sexual Violence (Part-time)
This is a part-time position (4 days/week) providing individual counseling and advocacy for sexual violence survivors. The position is based in our downtown Manhattan office with travel to either the Brooklyn or Bronx Family Justice Center once a week. Weekly supervision will be provided.

Events

Practitioner Survey: Through the Child Witness Materials Project  — Center for Court Innovation
The Center for Court Innovation is creating a package of informational materials for child trafficking survivors to support and empower them during their justice system involvement. As part of our needs assessment, we’re conducting a nationwide survey to hear from practitioners about their experiences and elicit their guidance on the development of the new materials. Please consider assisting the project by completing the survey, which should take less than 5 minutes, in the link above.

 

Become a Rape Crisis Advocate!  —  Violence Intervention & Treatment Program
Are you a compassionate person interested in making a difference? Would you like to support survivors of sexual violence? VITP is recruiting volunteer rape crisis advocates now! 40-hour mandatory training will be provided and volunteers must be able to respond to the ED within 30 minutes of being called.

 

Volunteer Opportunity: Emergency Department Survivor Advocate  —  Mount Sinai SAVI
The Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program are now recruiting volunteer Emergency Department survivor advocates. If you’d like to rid our communities of sexual and intimate partner violence, can attend our full 40-hour training in October and have two 6-hour slots of time per month available to visit the Emergency Department (ED), please apply to become a volunteer SAVI advocate.

 

Volunteer Advocates  —  Bellevue Victim Services Program
Bellevue Victim Services Program is recruiting individuals age 18 and over to work as volunteer advocates for sexual assault and domestic violence survivors in the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue and NYU emergency rooms. 40 hours of training are provided beginning September 14th.

For Survivors and Allies

Processing Group for Adult Female Survivors of Sexual Assault  —  Crime Victims Treatment Center
This group for adult female survivors of sexual assault will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6pm-8pm and will begin between late September to early October. All services are free and confidential.

 

Support Group for Female Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence  —  Crime Victims Treatment Center
Beginning Fall 2019, CVTC is offering DV support groups for both Spanish and English survivors. Intake is required and all services are free and confidential.

 

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

Counselor, Sexual Violence (Part-time)  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

 

Compliance and Diversity Training Specialist  —  CUNY Queens College

 

Economic Empowerment Specialist  —  The Anti-Violence Project

 

Manager  —  The Anti-Violence Project