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Forensic Nurse Training: What’s in store for 2012!

WE will be recruiting a new Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner soon! Find out how you can be in the running for this very special calling!!! We strive to uphold the balance of Truth and Justice that our forensic expertise brings … Continue reading

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Current SANE Training

The Balance of justice and truth benefits both the victim and those accused equally. The DNA does not lie. It serves as evidence without respect to persons. Recently we sent our Forensic Nurses to the IAFN Conference in Quebec, Canada … Continue reading

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At-Risk Youth Event: Skate-n-Paint

At-Risk youth received masks, spray paint, and lessons sponsored by HOME DEPOT, Napa Valley Art Supplies, EMP Graffiti Street Team, DuloDulo Video-Magazine & SANE SART of Napa & Solano. Over 300 youth came out to Skate-n-Paint:Northern California’s largest Urban Graffiti … Continue reading

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DNA EVIDENCE

In 1987, the first man was convicted of sexual assault with the help of DNA evidence. The case was upheld on appeal the following year ( Lewis: 1988 ). In 1991, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) Laboratory became … Continue reading

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National SANE Programs

View All SANE Programs For years, victims of sexual assault have been forced to wait long hours in the emergency department before receiving a forensic exam. The development of sexual assault forensic examiner programs and sexual assault response teams (SART) … Continue reading

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SANE SART Board of Directors

Board of Directors Terry Cox, Sexual Assault Advocate,  President James Krider, Business Owner, Vice President   Board Members Teresa Cunningham Esq., Gaw Van Male, B.O.D. Chair Kathy Lenning, Adult/Elder Advocate, Co-Chair Lisa Lewis­-Javar, RN SANE­ & Executive Director of SANE … Continue reading

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The Courage Center

With its child-friendly atmosphere, the waiting room at the Courage Center looks much like those at many doctor or dentist offices. Magazines and books fill a wicker basket. Winnie the Pooh sits on a couch against a bright green blanket. … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Anyone can track your computer activity. If you are in danger, please call 911 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline (1-800-799-SAFE). Consider using a safer computer such as one from the library or a … Continue reading

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Special Thanks!

Special Thanks to Napa Valley Golf Club Staff and Golfers~without you it would be impossible!!!! Napa Solano SANE/SART gratefully acknowledges your donation.  In accordance with IRS regulations we attest that no tangible benefits were received, and no goods or services … Continue reading

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