I’m pretty bad at saying no in my professional life, but I’m getting better. Many of the people I love in this world are also pretty bad about saying no, so this post is as much for them as it is for me. Saying no can be scary, especially when you’re on your own, but […]

The Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council released their report, Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the US this week. There’s a research brief to accompany the full report, along with a slide deck for briefing.

Trust me, I know that I owe you folks some Since Last We Spoke posts, but the fact is, right now I am marathon working so that I can be on the road most of the week and then come home, switch suitcases and swap dirty laundry for clean and then get back on a […]

Slow Down

July 26, 2013 | Leave a Comment

I was supposed to have an Articles of Note post up yesterday, but in the mad race of this week, it just didn’t happen. But that’s not the purpose of this post–I’ll have it up next week and that will be that. No, the purpose of the post is to share a little food for […]

Home is a good place to be. Getting home from the Pacific is a slog, but it’s a journey I will happily take when it means getting back to my people. Plus it allows plenty of time for reading. Here’s what’s been capturing my attention since last we spoke:

I am going to be in trial next week, many time zones away from where I am now, so I put up the usual disclaimer: next week posts may be a tad erratic as I see what my connectivity is like and whether or not I get back to my hotel room for more than […]

I was all about goofing off this weekend, but that doesn’t actually mean I got to ignore the work stuff. The fruits of NOT ignoring the work will be published here soon. But in the meantime, here is some of what I’ve been reading since last we spoke:

In light of World Elder Abuse Day here’s another great clinical resource. This one is a brief (less than 10 minute) slide presentation (narrated), Red Flags of Elder Abuse: History and Interview by Dr. Laura Mosqueda from the National Center on Elder Abuse at UC Irvine. Note that you must register with QuantiaMD to access […]

Head over to VAWnet for an excellent new blog post from them on the connection between sexting and sexual violence. Make sure to spend some time clicking thru the links, particularly their special collection, Safety and Privacy in a Digital World.

First off, thanks for the lovely comments and emails from last week’s post. I heart FHO readers in a big way. Secondly, I know it’s not Monday where most of you are, but it is Monday here (albeit really, really early on Monday here). So since I’m awake, how about a run down of what […]

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