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 [...]
Finally. The 2nd edition of the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams, Adolescent/Adult (PDF) from the the US Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, is now available.
I am pleased to announce that IAFN and NSVRC are offering a 6 week online SANE Sustainability course, beginning in April. I will be teaching it, along with Jennifer Pierce-Weeks, and it will be specifically aimed at the issues that impact program managers, such as budgeting, recruitment and retention, and more. There is an application [...]
In order to participate in Journal Club you will need to get acquainted with Twitter. If you have never used Twitter I encourage you to check out Twitter 101: How Should I Get Started Using Twitter. Once you feel comfortable with the basics (and hey, I’m happy to be your guinea pig–just use @ForensicHealth in your test message and [...]
An excellent training bulletin by EVAW: for anyone who ever has questions about calling victim advocates and HIPAA protections, here are your answers (PDF). And in case you missed it, you can find Joanne Archambault and Kim Lonsway, along with David Lisak, on NPR’s Talk of the Nation, which aired yesterday (you can listen to the podcast [...]
If you’ve been reading this site for awhile you know that I have been obsessed with trying to get a Journal Club started. I have racked my brain for ways to do this (considering FHO readers are spread so far and wide). I realized we could make use of social media as one possibility, and [...]
January 15, 2013 | Leave a Comment
This is Part II of a series I mentioned last month; even if you didn’t attend Part I, the content looks like it should stand on its own. Futures Without Violence is hosting a webinar, Strengthening Healthcare-Based Domestic Violence Programs through Evaluation on January 31st, 12-1:30pm ET. Registration is free.
January 9, 2013 | Leave a Comment
Here’s an e-learning course that has recently come across my desk: Safety at Home–Intimate Partner Violence, Military Personnel and Veterans. Offered by the Battered Women’s Justice Project, there are currently 4 modules available: Context of Violence Risk and Danger Combat Stress Co-Occurring Conditions and Intimate Partner Violence
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 [...]
In response to my posting about checklists last week, I received an email from Dr. Lynn Sheets about a sexual assault clinical resource she had co-authored, over on MedEdPortal. (click through for a full description). Not familiar with MedEdPortal? I had forgotten about it until I received this email–it’s a peer-reviewed site for teaching and faculty development tools. [...]