Free Self-Defense class offered April 29

April 25, 2024 

HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and the O’Fallon Police Department are partnering this month to offer a free program in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

A Sexual Assault Awareness and Self-Defense Class will be held on Monday, April 29 with two session options
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Both classes will be held at Enjoy Church, 251 Regency Park, O’Fallon. The class is free and open to the public.

Topics and presenters for the Sexual Assault Awareness and Self-Defense Class include: 
  • Sexual assault awareness and resources – Amy Signore, DNP, MSN, BS, RN, SANE-A/PA SANE, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
  • Pelvic health therapy – Stacie Dichsen, DPT, PT, WCS, TPS, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
  • Self-defense class – Officer Taylor Kalous and Officer Will Carter, O’Fallon Police Department
Registration is required to attend one of the sessions. Register by calling 618-234-2120, ext. 11573 or by emailing amy.signore@hshs.org.

 
Free Self-Defense class offered April 29
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