Something for the entire multi-disciplinary team: NCPTC is offering a webinar on Understanding Adverse Childhood Experience Research. This research is central to what we know about how violence impacts health, so again, if you’re looking for a great opportunity for some team continuing education, here’s a great one.
June 18, 2013 | 2 Comments
Hey–want to know something we suck at? Acknowledging and managing our own trauma from this work we do. Everyone I know in this field (including me) could probably do a better job at the whole self-care thing. And if you’re a program manager, you especially need to be concerned about this issue, because it’s critical [...]
There is *so* much in the news that is pretty fascinating. I tried to unplug this weekend, but when I was awake at 3am this morning there was plenty to keep me occupied, article-wise. What follow is just some of what I’ve been reading since last we spoke:
Well, it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be stepping foot in an airport for 5 weeks. Just one road trip this week to spend some qulity time with the Army in Charlottesville, but aside from that, my work is all local. Gives me a little breathing room, and some time to catch up on [...]
I had a comment by a reader recently regarding trauma-informed care and kids, in which she mentioned that trauma and trauma-informed care isn’t just limited to abuse and violence. Agreed, and in light of that comment, I figured I’d present a CE offering (for nurses) that looks at the issues in broader terms–this one from [...]
The Sexual Violence Justice Institute at MNCASA is hosting a webinar, Without a Disclosure: One Community’s Approach to Addressing Sex Trafficking of Minors. The session will be held June 26th from 12-1:30 pm CT.
Head over to VAWnet for an excellent new blog post from them on the connection between sexting and sexual violence. Make sure to spend some time clicking thru the links, particularly their special collection, Safety and Privacy in a Digital World.
Here’s an interesting one for those of us who spend a lot of time in court (or working to prepare others to testify): the National Child Protection Training Center is offering a webinar, Juror Expectations of Evidence in Child Maltreatment Prosecutions June 20th at 2pm CT. Cost for attendance is $30. From the website: Much [...]
When I was in Kansas City last week one of my sessions was geared toward emerging issues in forensic healthcare. I was asked to speak on the topic, and while I understand that the request was geared more towards a “specific populations and circumstances” kind of talk, I decided to take it in a slightly [...]
May 14, 2013 | Leave a Comment
JAMA Pediatrics has the new article by David Finkelhor and colleagues available online in advance of the print version: Violence, Crime and Abuse Exposure in a National Sample of Children and Youth. If you aren’t a subscriber, you can read a synopsis of the research over at MedPage Today for free. Allegedly there are CMEs [...]