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:
Just Detention International is hosting a webinar, Understanding the Issue: An Overview of Sexual Abuse in Prison. The session will be held November 14th from 11-12:30 PST.
For my colleagues in corrections: the National Institute of Corrections has a new web page dedicated to LGBTQI youth in the justice system. You can also find an archived webinar on Gender Identity Disorder here (upper right corner).
Yesterday, Fresh Air featured the upcoming Frontline documentary, Endgame: AIDS in Black America, which made me realize I needed to remind FHO readers that we have a clinical guide, updated last night, on this issue. Add to this a question on nPEP I received yesterday, along with the newly approved HIV home testing kit, and [...]
SAFEta has announced its roster of webinars for 2011, and it’s a fantastic lineup. As always, their webinars are free and will be archived in case you can’t attend the live offering. (UPDATED: Register for the May 12th session here.)
The National Women’s Law Center and the Rebecca Project for Human Rights are co-presenting a webinar November 8th, Mothers Behind Bars. The session will begin at 1pm ET and is free of charge. The session will focus on the recently released report of the same name, a state by state report card and federal analysis [...]
If you aren’t on the mailing list for CalCASA’s Prevention Connection newsletter, you probably should make that happen. It’s a worthwhile email every time. I was especially enamored with this month’s newlstter because it satisfies the wonkiest parts of me: a podcast with Amanda Hess, whose column, The Sexist you can read at the Washington [...]
IAFN just released 4 new online CEU offerings. They’re $10 for members, $20 for non-members. Perfect for those of you trying to recertify. You can see the complete listing of all the available courses here.
Medscape has a couple new offerings of interest. The 1st is a CME article on the connection between psychiatric disorders, sexual trauma and urinary tract symptoms. Physicians can receive 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit for reading the article and completing the posttest.
On July 15th, the National Institute of Corrections is holding a live, 3 hour internet broadcast, The Mentally Ill in Jail: Whose Problem Is It Anyway? Participation is free, but you must register in advance.