Have you seen the CDC’s new Understanding Evidence site? It’s specifically geared toward those of us who work in the area of violence, and really, please go spend some time with it. As a bonus–free nursing CEs upon completion of each module. If you’re not sure how to use the new interactive site PreventConnect has [...]
First, what a lovely day I spent with Vermont nurses today. Really interesting conversation (plus the location, which I tweeted, was awesome). Second, between training Army lawyers earlier in the week and training 2 sets of Marine lawyers next week, can I tell you how nice it was to be in a room full of [...]
April 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention is hosting a webinar May 8th at 2pm ET–The Intersection of Suicide Research and Public Health Practice: Suicide and Domestic Violence. The session is free. read a full description after the jump:
I don’t know about you, but last week I reached my news saturation point. By Friday night I had to shut down my electronics and just get away from all of it. (My eyes needed a break, as the brilliant Amy Poehler stated.) So a lot of what I’ve been reading *isn’t* about Boston, but [...]
Time for this month’s Articles of Note, where we give you some of the latest published research from the peer reviewed journals. As always this is not an exhaustive list, just some of the eye catching stuff. For those of you working with the elder population, this is an especially good month for you.
I just arrived at Ft. Bragg, anticipating a fantastic workshop tomorrow on expert testimony with the folks down here. Should be a very full, very fun day spent on one of my favorite topics. Prep has centered around that (and our 1st live Sustainability course, which happened this afternoon), so not a lot of time [...]
The US Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a webinar update on the Healthy People 2020 Violence Across the Lifespan section. The session will be April 18th from 12:30-2pm ET. From the announcement: In the first half of life, more Americans die from violence and injuries—such as motor vehicle crashes, falls, or homicides—than [...]
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, NSVRC is hosting Twitter chats every Tuesday (starting today), based on this year’s theme: healthy sexuality and child sexual abuse prevention. Check out the schedule with topics after the jump:
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 [...]
The Battered Women’s Justice Project is hosting a webinar, Maryland’s Lethality Assessment Program, April 16th at 2pm CT. This is a multidisciplinary session, and preregistration is required (by 4/15).