SAFE Training Courses

Teaching that “90% of self-defense is awareness, risk reduction, and avoiding confrontation; and only 10% is physical”; and focusing on both mental and physical preparedness, ‘S.A.F.E.’ provides women with solid public safety-awareness information to incorporate into their every day lives.

For more information, contact Susan Dever, Support Specialist, Department of Special Services at 215.898.4481 or sdever@publicsafety.upenn.edu

Purpose of S.A.F.E.

  • To prevent crimes of sexual violence in our communities through programs of education and training, focusing primarily on awareness and prevention;
  • To educate women about realistic options that will help them avoid, escape, and survive assaults if they do occur.
  • Emergencies


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4040 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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