The Alliance’s signature training program Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Training Institute (SAFETI) is the largest New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH)-certified training program for licensed emergency department and medical professionals in New York State. SAFETI is the only training program in New York City that is open to all licensed doctors, registered nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. SAFETI trains staff of organizations aiming to improve their services to survivors of sexual assault. The Alliance also develops and provides tailored trainings for a variety of human service organizations who wish to address the issue of sexual violence.
Examples of requested trainings:
- Vicarious Trauma and Self-Care
- The Neurobiology of Trauma
- Volunteer Advocates Training
- Sexual Violence and Acute Care Treatment
This comprehensive, 40-hour SAFE certification course trains medical professionals to provide competent, compassionate care to sexual assault victims. Upon completion, course participants will be able to use the Certificate of Completion in order to be certified as a SAFE with NYS Department of Health.
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. The Skills Lab course, to be held April 16, 2019, is an excellent way for SAFEs to refresh their skills and knowledge base. Click the link above to register now!
On May 21, 2019, join the NYC community of Medical Forensic Examiners to stay connected and strengthen your skills to advance in your profession. The NYC SAFE Alliance provides a forum for sexual assault forensic examiners to share information, expand skills, network, and connect.
This comprehensive, 40-hour* SAFE certification course 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.