DOH Position on Forensic Evidence
Clarification of the NYS Department of Health position on minor consent to forensic evidence collection in the course of post-sexual assault care.
Read the New York Civil Liberties Union memorandum of October 19, 2011
New York State Department of Health funding supports the presentation of CHAMP Program educational webcasts with a focus on NYS SANE/SAFE basic pediatric skills. The purpose of these webcasts is to improve the quality of medical response to suspected child abuse. Ann Botash, MD, presented the first webcast, "Anal Findings in Suspected Child Sexual Abuse," on Tuesday, March 10, 2009. You can download a copy of the handout that accompanied this webcast.
Handout PDF (5MB) Ann Botash, MD, presented the second webcast, "STIs: A Bug’s Life in Perspective - HPV" on Thursday, June 11, 2009. You can download a copy of the handout that accompanied this webcast.
NYSDOH Rape Crisis Program Special Project grant funds supported the 2006-2007 CHAMP survey of New York State SAFE/SANE Training and Practice Related To Pediatric Sexual Assault Cases. View survey results. NYSDOH Rape Crisis Program Special Project grant funds supported the development of two enduring CHAMP educational resources: