A happy Monday morning from rainy and cold Washington, DC. It’s a fine day to hunker down with a cup of tea and read. So let’s not waste any time, shall we? Here’s what I’ve been reading (and watching) since last we spoke:
A reader asked me if I had anything on drug endangered children that could be used for staff training. As it so happens, I do: the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (whose healthcare protocols I’ve mentioned before here) has many archived webinars on this topic that are geared toward both law enforcement and medical audiences:
The California HIV/STD Prevention Training Center has several online offerings that would be useful–particularly for new clinicians who need to shore up on basics, including the CDC Guidelines. There are online courses, archived webinars and podcasts to choose from, so it’s worth checking out the site. Take note–one of them is a video (15 minutes [...]
November 10, 2011 | Leave a Comment
The Pew Internet and American Life Project just published the findings from their survey on teens and social networks: Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites. Read the full report here (PDF), or review the section breakdown (with hyperlinks) after the jump…
Apologies for being absent this week. I’ve been pretty mired in the photography symposium these last couple days (time well-spent, I might add). Over at the Government Innovators Network, they’re sponsoring a webinar series on elder abuse. The next one is March 22nd at 3pm ET and it will focus on forensic markers.
FVPF has reissued an updated Compendium of State Statutes and Policies on Domestic Violence and Healthcare (PDF). You can view the webinar slides related to the Compendium that took place at the end of September here (PDF).
We’ve been talking a lot about DNA here at work over the past several days, so I thought I would repost some previously delivered (now archived) webinars on a variety of DNA-related topics over at NCVC.
October 14, 2010 | Leave a Comment
Don’t forget, there’s still time to enter our latest giveaway. Just leave a Comment here to be eligible for the drawing. If you were hoping to get your hands on the resources and handouts from NSAC in September, you’re in luck. CALCASA has just posted them and they are available for download. What’s more, they [...]
First off, a thank you to everyone on the testimony webinar yesterday. What a fantastic turnout! And some really great questions, as well. Over at NCPTC, they have a webinar next week on suggestability. It will take place September 16th at 3pm CT, and cost is $10. I’m not a peds person, but I looked [...]
The issues of peer review and competency are critical ones in forensic healthcare. Because of the potential legal ramifications of our findings, we have to be confident in our capacity as objective clinicians, and current in our knowledge and approach. Having some type of quality assurance process in place can ensure that we meet the [...]