For your viewing pleasure: Dr. Nadine Burke Harris talks about childhood trauma and its impact on health…There’s a lot to talk about here.  

Sorry for the absence at the end of last week–the combination of making my way home from Anchorage and finally succumbing to the crud that’s been going around for weeks put me down for the count. But I’m back on my feet, to some extent, and the incredible cold this weekend had me happily hanging […]

I’m in Alaska this week, hanging out with some of my favorite people. As you know, I don’t work on planes (although I’m seriously productive in airport clubs), which left me plenty of time to read over this past week (if you’re playing along at home I was DCA-CLT-SAT-CLT-MGM-CLT-DCA-IAD-DEN-ANC over the past 7 days). That’s […]

Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Centers has an interesting webinar coming up with Dr. Carole Jenny: Medical Child Abuse and Medical Neglect–A Spectrum of Parent Behavior. The session will be held February 26th from 1-3pm CT. CMEs are available for physicians. Space is limited so register in advance (all webinars are archived, as well). Click through for […]

Apologies for missing December’s edition (along with just about everything else in December), but we’re back with a packed Articles of Note for this month. Some of you probably roll your eyes when I get all geeked out about what’s in the literature, but seriously…there’s some good stuff here (I know–I say this every time). […]

The pediatric offering from the Tribal Forensic Healthcare project this month is a pediatric sexual assault case review, led by Kim Nash. It will be held Monday, January 26th from 3-4:30pm ET. As with all of the webinars from this project, 1.5 CEUs are available.

I know that many of you are evaluating drug-endangered children as a part of your practice (or perhaps hoping to expand your practice to include this population), so here’s a brand new resource just out: A Circle of Healing for Native Children Endangered by Drugs is a new 7-part video series available from OVC. You can […]

Thanks to Sheila Early for this: Massachusetts General Hospital and the Massachusetts Medical Society have published Human Trafficking: Guidebook on Identification, Assessment and Response in the Healthcare Setting (PDF). It was published this fall, and although there are a few sections that are state specific, I would recommend this for clinicians regardless of geography. It’s worth […]

See the Signs

November 25, 2014 | Leave a Comment

There’s a new website, See the Signs that focuses on recognizing and responding to domestic and sexual violence. There are three online courses offered on the site: one about intervening to prevent domestic and sexual violence (created by the Ohio Domestic Violence Network and the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence); one about having conversations with teens about healthy […]

I’m in Cleveland this week, having some much needed family time. With the holiday here in the US, postings will be on a modified schedule (I’m going to take Thursday and Friday off, so just 3 posts for the week). We’ll resume with regular posts next week, but fair warning–December is an ugly travel month […]

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