Lots of familiar faces in this new video from OVC: Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault in Indian Country… Download the video here.

The National Center for Victims of Crime has another webinar coming up in the neurobiology of trauma series: Neural Mechanisms of Mindfulness and How They Are Relevant to Trauma will take place April 29th at 3:30pm ET. Click through for details about this session:

Let me tell you, these last several days have been pretty lousy. I really can’t recommend much about this past weekend, and today wasn’t much better, so ignore me and my black cloud, and check out what I’ve been reading since last we spoke instead. I promise–it’s waaay more interesting:

It was a gorgeous weekend here, and the cherry trees were in peak bloom, so I spend a great deal of time away from the computer. When I finally plugged in, it was my Twitter feed that really had my attention. It’s not extensive, but here’s what’s caught my eye since last we spoke:

Time once again for Articles of Note, my monthly stroll through the peer-reviewed literature. I probably say this every month, but there’s a lot of good stuff here, so make sure you follow links to the abstracts, decide for yourself what’s worth spending time on. Click through for both Word doc (with active links) and […]

I hope everyone celebrating holidays over the weekend got their fill of friends, family and food. We certainly did–it was nonstop eating from Friday after work until last night. Thankfully there was a trail run Sunday to break up the feeding frenzy. Pretty quiet around our parts, happily, so while I tried to spend my […]

The American College Health Association has a new toolkit available, Shifting the Paradigm: Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence Toolkit. It’s a solid, healthcare focused primary prevention resource that will be a good reference for anyone who is collaborating with colleges and universities. If your program serves a campus population, this is probably a must-download. Get the full […]

April is also National Child Abuse Prevention Month here in the US. There are several good resources available to commemorate the month, chief among them, DHHS’ 2015 Child Abuse Prevention Resource Guide. Looking for some continuing education on child abuse? Check out the archived offerings at a few of the following:

The Price of Shame

March 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop…Online, we have a compassion deficit, an empathy crisis…” This one is a must-watch.

Finally home (for a minute)–I spent the weekend playing. I stayed offline much of it, I was just so happy to be back in DC. But a few wakeful hours early this morning left me with some time to read, so here’s what I’ve been checking out since last we spoke:

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