First off, thanks for the lovely comments and emails from last week’s post. I heart FHO readers in a big way. Secondly, I know it’s not Monday where most of you are, but it is Monday here (albeit really, really early on Monday here). So since I’m awake, how about a run down of what [...]
This week is crazy. Hell, this month is crazy. I know a lot of you are booked up with events and engagements. After all, here in the US, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month; Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 21-27. Lots going on. Happily I had a lovely family weekend before things really [...]
There have been several published summaries and overviews of the specifics in the recent VAWA reauthorization (PDF). For those of you with questions, here are a few resources to check out:
Apologies for missing a post yesterday, but I spent a really lovely day with a group of (mostly) forensic nurses from the Southwest Ohio/Kentucky area, and so it just never happened. Back today, though, with a newly released publication from the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health:
SAFEta has a free webinar coming up April 11th: Caring for Survivors with Physical and Developmental Disabilities. The session will be held at 2pm ET, and is meant for a multidisciplinary audience. Presenters are Nancy Smith and Shirley Pacely.
Mark your calendar: the inaugural Forensic Journal Club is coming up 12 February. Find all the information you need to participate here. Clearly, I needed the weekend to recover, which is exactly what I did. Surrounded myself with loved ones (and my pup) and played down in Charlottesville with good friends. I held a few new [...]
I thought I’d share a few things I’ve been reading lately. Up first, Our Culture Is Our Medicine: Perspectives of Native Healers on Posttrauma Recovery Among American Indian and Alaska Native Patients. Published in the Winter 2012 edition of the Permanente Journal (Vol 16, no. 1), you can read the abstract after the jump, or [...]
I hope everyone had a peaceful holiday (or at least enjoyed a few days off if you don’t celebrate). Today I want to round out some continuing education sources for those of you in need of finishing the year with a few extra in hand (see here for Part I). All are available for nursing [...]
October 2, 2012 | Leave a Comment
OVC TTAC has a curriculum now available for supporting crime victims with disabilities. It’s a 3-day training that includes both an instructor and participant manual, PPT slides and worksheets/activities, all free of charge. Click through for a description of the course.
June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). Several activities (of which I am aware) are going on to commemorate the day. Click through for more information.