Dalton: AHEC offering sexual assault response workshop


The Berkshire Area Health Education Center's continuing education workshop, "Responding to the Trauma of Sexual Assault or Abuse," will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Sugar Hill Senior Living Community, 45 Main St.

This session will highlight best practices in responding to patients/clients who experience domestic or sexual violence by reviewing the components of a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) exam, what it means when a hospital becomes a SANE site, and the role of local domestic and sexual violence response agencies.

This workshop is designed for healthcare professionals of all levels working with patients or clients who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault.

For more information, or to register online, visit www.berkshireahec.org, or call 413-447-2417.


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