Archive: February2009

Some Weekend Inspiration

Some Weekend Inspiration

I'm a big fan of ideas. I love hearing about the creative ways people view the world; I love hearing about people's successes (and failures, from which I learn quite a bit). I keep a notebook with my own ideas,…

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Lateral Violence

Lateral Violence

The American Nurses Association is offering 1.91 CEUs for their online course, Lateral Violence: Nurse Against Nurse. Cost is $20 ($15 if you're an ANA member) and is in traditional article-posttest format. CEUs are available for this course only through…

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Child Trauma Academy Spring Series

Child Trauma Academy Spring Series

The Child Trauma Academy in Houston, TX is now accepting registrations for their Spring Clinical Teaching Series. The series offers 10 online sessions on a variety of topics related to working with high-risk children using the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics.…

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Working with Victims of Stalking

Working with Victims of Stalking

Lewis and Clark Law School (NCVLI), has an archived podcast (from Jan 2007) on working with victims of stalking. Although it is geared toward advocates, it looks specifically at safety planning and threat assessments, both of which can be useful…

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Family Justice Center Webinar

Family Justice Center Webinar

The Family Justice Center Alliance is hosting a webinar March 5th, 9am Pacific Time: An Informational Webinar Featuring the Family Violence Project (FVP) of Waterloo Region. FVP is the only center of its kind in Canada; the webinar will highlight…

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Trauma-Informed Ethics

Trauma-Informed Ethics

Trauma-Informed Ethics: Promoting Hope and Embracing Healing, is an online forum hosted by Witness Justice for domestic violence service providers. "This forum is designed as an interactive tool for discussion and learning amongst a virtual community on how ethical standards…

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"Very Young Girls"

"Very Young Girls"

Have you seen Very Young Girls on Showtime? If you haven't it's still possible to see it On Demand through March 3rd and it's well worth your time. We don't often think about trafficking victims as being young American teens…

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Adolescent Injury and Violence

Adolescent Injury and Violence

The CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) has a slide presentation on injury and violence in schools, available for use by the public. It addresses intentional and unintentional injury; suicide/violent deaths; and prevention and response strategies. The stats…

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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

AHRQ hosted Lessons Learned from the Field of Emergency Preparedness, last November. You can listen to a webcast of the session and view PowerPoint slides in their archives at no cost. According to the site, presenters shared key insight on…

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Help Fellow FHO Readers

Help Fellow FHO Readers

Help out your fellow readers, please. If you've participated in something you learned of on this site that was either really useful OR a colossal waste of time, do us all a favor and post your review in the post's…

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Compassion Fatigue Prevention

Compassion Fatigue Prevention

PESI is hosting a webinar on compassion fatigue prevention and resiliency, Friday, March 13th from 2-3:30pm ET. Cost is $59, but that fee allows an unlimited number of participants at any one site. Participants will receive 1.5 CEUs per site…

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Alltop

Alltop

So, our little blog has been added to Alltop: confirmation that we kick ass (seriously--look at their badge). We're in the health section. Check it out here.

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Cultural Competence Health Practitioner Assessment

Cultural Competence Health Practitioner Assessment

Because prior cultural competency posts have been popular among visitors to this blog, here is a self-assessment tool created by the National Center for Cultural Competence at Georgetown University. It is specifically geared toward healthcare providers and is web-based, so…

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Dating Bruises

Dating Bruises

The latest edition of the Journal of Forensic Nursing just came out; included is an article on accurately aging bruises. While it doesn't conclusively refute the practice, it does provide yet another layer of support against it. IAFN members & subscribers can…

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Animal Cruelty and Domestic Violence

Animal Cruelty and Domestic Violence

As a  follow-up to last week's post on legislation in Iowa for animal protective orders, a podcast about the link between DV and animal abuse. Allie Phillips, who used to be at NDAA, is now the Director of Public Policy…

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Inbox: Protection Orders for Pets

Inbox: Protection Orders for Pets

In my inbox this morning (because interesting things show up there sometimes) I know this isn't technically education, but for those of you interested in public policy, here's a little legislation to have with your coffee this morning: Quad-City Times…

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Preventing Violence Against Women

Preventing Violence Against Women

Prevention Connection, a project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, has just opened registration for its next webinar, Building the Violence Against Women Primary Prevention Movement. Two sessions are being held March 10th and March 12th, 11AM Pacific Standard…

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The Bandana Project

The Bandana Project

My friend Cathy, over at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, sent me a video she made for the Bandana Project. If you aren't familiar with the Bandana Project it's a a public awareness campaign aimed at addressing the issue…

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Using GPS Technology to Monitor DV Offenders

Using GPS Technology to Monitor DV Offenders

Jewish Women International is holding a teleconference March 5th (Thursday) from 12-1pm ET: GPS Technology: An Effective Tool to Monitor High-Risk Domestic Violence Offenders.  Cost for non-members is $25 (free for members) and requires preregistration. Leading the discussion: Diane Rosenfeld…

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Sexual Abuse of Children

Sexual Abuse of Children

In my inbox today: ... a special webinar on Monday, February 23 (3-4:30pm ET) featuring Stop It Now! and Darkness to Light - two national organizations leading the effort to prevent the sexual abuse of children. This online exchange will…

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