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May 2018 Update

Sexual Assault Forensic/Nurse Examiner Training

Sexual Assault Forensic/Nurse Examiner Training

“SANEs are a small army of expert medical professionals who have transformed the way we prosecute sexual assault cases. Before SANEs nurses, victims were alone. Today, SANEs are instrumental to the Sexual Assault Response Team [SART] that hold sex offenders accountable.”

– Rosanne Johnson, Erie County DA Special Victims Bureau Chief

Crisis Services’ Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) Program is beginning a round of training for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) June 25th! Deadline to apply is June 20th.

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The Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Program at Crisis Services, in conjunction with International Association of Forensic Nurses’ online SANE Training Course, is pleased to offer training to those interested in becoming a Sexual Assault Forensic/Nurse Examiner.

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In 2017, Crisis Services Has

Answered 77,919

Crisis Calls

Conducted 2,286

Outreach Mental Health Visits

Provided 5,714

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Responded to 1,211

Domestic/Sexual Violence Hospital Cases

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June 13, 2018

Steven Cichon of Buffalo Stories Archives & Blog, spoke with Jessica Pirro, Crisis Services CEO, following a personal memoir he wrote about struggling with depression and anxiety. Jessica Pirro offered information about Crisis Services for those unfamiliar with the hotline.

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