I’m in San Antonio this week, and my schedule is not my own, so we’ll so how postings go. But since I don’t work on planes, I had plenty of time to peruse my social media feeds. Here’s what caught my eye since last we spoke:

For those of you who are interested, the DoD’s annual report on sexual assault is now available (PDF). Service Women’s Action Network has a response up on their FB page if you’re interested; more news coverage here, but as of this posting, not too many media outlets have picked it up yet.

As I mentioned last week, the new National Protocol for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examinations: Pediatric is now available. Over at the KidsTA site, they will be hosting a webinar to officially introduce the document to the professional community. The session will be held June 16th at 3:30pm ET. Click through for details:

We escaped to NYC this weekend to take the girl-child to this play, which was magnificent (it’s closing late summer on Broadway, but they will be going out on tour, and it is worth seeking out). I played catch up with my social media feeds last night after I got home; lots of fascinating reads to […]

Man, I don’t even know how long we’ve been waiting for this: just released, the National Protocol for Pediatric Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examinations. You can download the full document here (PDF); IAFN press release here; OVW press release here. See also the brand new technical assistance site on the protocol: www.kidsta.org. Congrats to everyone who […]


April 27, 2016 | 2 Comments

I considered saving this for next Monday, but I thought it was so compelling I figured it deserved its own post. This isn’t just about harassment, as the hashtag implies. Check it out for yourself:

The Battered Women’s Justice Project is hosting a webinar, Sexually Explicit Media and Communication: Select Research Findings and Practice Implications. The session will be held May 13th at 1pm. Click through for details:

Wow, I totally fell off the grid last week. I had no intention of disappearing, but clearly I needed the time away. I got back to CLE this weekend to spend time with my kiddo, and Passover began Friday night (Chag Sameach to all who observe), so I had some quality downtime. Last night after […]

If we are going to be totally honest with one another, last week was a crap one. I was glad for it all to be done, and my hope is that this week brings good better news (I won’t be greedy). I’m heading back on the road tomorrow: to FLETC for the Air Force, then on […]

The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault has an upcoming webinar: Language Matters from Reporting to Healing. The session will be held April 26th from 10-11:30 am CT. Click through for details:

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