The Alliance has compiled a number of resources available for survivors, their friends and families, and professionals assisting survivors in New York City.
Research to PracticeThe three hour long Research to Practice Forums begin with a presentation of current research and are followed with an in-depth discussion around the implications and possible strategies for implementation of the research findings. A reception follows the meetings to allow time for researchers and practitioners to network and inform one anotherís work.
Past ForumsResearch on Risk and Protective Factors for Sexual Violence Perpetration, Part 1. (October 2, 2007)
This forum was part one in a two-part series exploring risk and protective factors for sexual violence perpetration. Presentations focused on both individual-level and group and community-level risk factors for perpetration. [Visit the forum page]
Meeting the Clinical Service Needs of NYCís Sexual Violence Survivors:Looking at Research & Advocacy (December 11, 2006)
This forum examined how to map and measure the mental health services available to survivors of sexual violence in NYC. The practice component of this forum included a team of experts with experience instituting screening for sexual and intimate partner violence protocols that spoke about their experience and reflected on New York Cityís capacity issues. [Visit the forum page]
Adolescentsí Responses to Sexual Abuse Evaluation Including the Use of Video Colposcopy (December 1, 2006)
This forum also served as the December NYC Child Abuse Taskforce Meeting. This forum examined ways in which SAFE exams and Child Abuse Assessments can foster positive health outcomes (or prevent negative outcomes) for victims of sexual violence. [Visit the forum page]
Data Informing Practice: Numbers from the Health Department and How You Could/Do Use Them (November 9, 2006)
This forum examined data from the NYC Department of Health including dating and sexual violence among NYC Public High School students and emergency room, hospitalization and death data related to intimate partner violence in NYC. [Visit the forum page]
Prevalence and Screening of Intimate Partner Violence Among Young Women in NYC (September 7, 2006)
This forum examined a joint study conducted by the Columbia University Center for Youth Violence Prevention and Planned Parenthood NYC on the prevalence of intimate partner violence. This study also included a randomized trial of screening for intimate partner violence in this population. [Visit the forum page]
Group holding Borough President Stringerís Proclamation