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Applying the Strangulation Research To Expert Testimony

It's here, folks: Applying the Strangulation Research to Expert Testimony is now available for purchase in the store. A couple of things I'd like to mention--first of all it's more expensive than the previous ones ($9.99) because it's almost three…

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New Edition of SANE Education Guidelines Now Available

Not to be confused with the new SAMFE National Training Standards published by the Department of Justice, IAFN has just released the new edition of the SANE Education Guidelines. Keep in mind, these are two completely separate and distinct documents. If…

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Articles of Note: May/June 2019 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, our (almost) monthly romp through the peer-reviewed literature in search of all things new and/or useful to clinical practice, public policy, and testimony. As you may have noticed, I didn't make one happen…

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Just Released: National Training Standards for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiners (2nd Edition)

I am thrilled this is now available, as I was fortunate to work on this project--the 2nd edition of the National Training Standards for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiners (PDF) is now available. Published by OVW, it updates the original training standards,…

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Strive for Better Documentation

Because it's Forensic Nurses Week, we're focusing on ways to improve practice. Today, let's talk about documentation. Want to know my one wish for better medical-forensic documentation? Three words: review of systems (ROS). Seriously--hear me out on this. In order…

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A Meta-Analysis of the Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse Disclosure in Forensic Settings

IPSCAN (in conjunction with APSAC) has a video journal club now available for viewing. A Meta-Analysis of the Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse Disclosure in Forensic Settings (FULL TEXT) was APSAC's outstanding research article of the year and is the…

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Bisexual Crime Victims: Least Visible, Most at Risk

Vera Institute's National Resource Center for Reaching Victims has a webinar coming up, Bisexual Crime Victims: Least Visible, Most at Risk. This is a great topic that I've never seen covered as the primary focus of an educational session. The…

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Articles of Note: May/June 2019 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, our (almost) monthly romp through the peer-reviewed literature in search of all things new and/or useful to clinical practice, public policy, and testimony. As you may have noticed, I didn't make one happen…

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Since Last We Spoke, 6-3-19

A few things happening over here--one, it's Pride month, y'all, so that's always a fun time here in DC. Also, I had a milestone birthday this weekend, so much of my time was spent enjoying both the wife and best…

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Applying the Strangulation Research to Expert Testimony: Table of Contents

I have to tell you, I am overwhelmed at the response to the new research compilation, Applying the Strangulation Research to Expert Testimony. The response has been--unexpected. But a very smart attorney to whom I am married casually mentioned it…

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