Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly review of what’s new and noteworthy in the peer-reviewed literature. This is a particularly good list–there’s just so much that’s interesting in the journals right now. As always, email me if you want the word doc. Otherwise the embedded doc should have working hyperlinks (thank you [...]
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 [...]
No articles to recount this week–I spent Mother’s Day thoroughly engaged with my family to the exclusion of all things media-related. So a quick post about an upcoming webinar on a topic not widely covered: FORGE is offering a session, Disability and Transgender Survivors: Empowering Providers Who Work with Multiply Marginalized Populations. It will be [...]
Medscape has some interesting articles from this past week that are worth a look…
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.
Taking time off leaves a good chunk of time for reading, especially on road trips. In my household, my partner likes to do the distance driving, which leaves me the job of reader. Once I have finished reading aloud the day’s newspaper (or at least the interesting-to-me parts of the Washington Post or NY Times), [...]
It was a pretty difficult news weekend; I tried to force myself to read more than just coverage of the Aurora shootings. As it turns out, there were some pretty insightful pieces written on Aurora, mainly on the need for gun control. I’ve included the best of what I read, along with a few other interesting articles [...]
The Disability and Abuse Project is asking people to complete their survey. From their call for participants: This is the first national survey of its kind — one that focuses on incidents of, response to, and attitudes about, abuse or crime victimization of children and adults with disabilities. (Click through to read more about the [...]
Vera Institute of Justice is offering a webinar on January 17th as part of their Accessing Safety Initiative, which “promotes collaborations between disability and victim service organizations and enhances organizational capacity to serve Deaf survivors and survivors with disabilities”. The session, Mandatory Reporting and Confidentiality, will take place from 3-4:30 pm ET.
With it being a slow time of year for educational offerings, I’m thrilled the research journals hold some amazing treasures. This month feels particularly useful, especially if you’re a pediatrics person. As always, this is not a comprehensive overview of what’s newly out, but it is a good selection of late November and December articles [...]