One of the things I really appreciate about Twitter is the ability to follow the happenings at a conference I can’t attend. And so it is with the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence, going on this week in San Francisco. If you search #NCHDV on Twitter you’ll find some great points presented at [...]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This year’s theme is healthy sexuality, which I think is a theme particularly well-suited to healthcare providers. Head over to the NSVRC site (or here for Spanish) to check out their resources and events, including Tweet About It Tuesdays! (http://twitter.com/nsvrc #Tweetaboutit), which will feature some great hosts leading hour-long health sexuality chats [...]
The movie Bully opens in the US tomorrow and Clear Channel and Care.com are making contributions to an anti-bullying organization every time someone watches the trailer on their page. Check out the movie trailer and info about the campaign here.
Pardon the lazy vacation post, please: our friends at PreventConnect have posted their 2012 webinar schedule. You should go take a peak. I’ll wait…
March 26, 2012 | Leave a Comment
WHO is offering a webinar, which “will focus on capacity for the prevention of family violence, and present WHO’s recently developed comprehensive training packages on the prevention of child maltreatment and the prevention of intimate partner and sexual violence.” The session will be April 3rd from 3-4pm CEST (that’s 9am ET).
Time once again for Articles of Note. This month’s is basically stuff from the 1st quarter. I included a couple of January articles I missed in earlier editions, so you’ll see articles as far back as the beginning of the year. There is so much good stuff on this list. I know I say that [...]
The US Department of Health and Human Services has a webinar series, The Impact of Trauma on Women and Girls Across the Lifespan. Their next offering is March 27th, 2pm ET, Disaster Behavioral Health: Lessons Learned from the Past Decade. However, there are multiple archived sessions available, as well.
March 20, 2012 | Leave a Comment
Sorry about no post yesterday–zero internet access, which is rare these days. But after a productive day with the Marines on the west coast I am headed home for a few days. And I wanted to make sure you’ve seen this, an amazing document: the National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of [...]
A wicked case of insomnia left me trolling the Internet all night. One of the most interesting reads? #Ididnotreport on Twitter. Search the hash tag to see the overwhelming number of responses about why assaults go unreported. Compelling to say the least.
Several of you sent this over my way, and many more of you posted it on your Facebook pages, and/or tweeted it, so I thought I’d get it up here. Check out Project Unbreakable’s tumblr site here for more info, images and ways to help.