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Prison Rape

Yesterday, Tell Me More did a segment on prison rape. Judge Reggie B. Walton is Chairman of the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission and was one of 3 featured guests on the program. His remarks alone make it worth listening to the 17 minute segment.

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Cyberbullying

HRSA‘s Maternal and Child Health Bureau is hosting a free webinar on cyberbullying April 22nd at 3pm ET. It’s scheduled to last 90 minutes and will feature information on prevention and response to cyberbullying, including legal and policy issues. Pre-registration is required.

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Intersection of DV & Child Victimization

The Institute for Family Violence Studies at the Florida State University College of Social Work put together an online tutorial on DV and child victimization. The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization: Understanding the Issues, Developing a Coordinated Community Response was created for domestic violence advocates and their communities, so although it isn’t healthcare specific, there’s a good amount of relevant information here.

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Motor Vehicle Crashes

Nursingceu.com has a CE offering on motor vehicle crashes. It’s the standard article-posttest format and will net you 2 CEUs (at a cost of $18). It caught my eye because it has a section on assessing the scene, which might appeal to some of you.

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An FHO Extra: Plan B & the FDA in Fed Court

I’m a bit late to this story, but last week a federal court judge ordered the FDA to make Plan B available to 17 year olds without a prescription within the next 30 days and consider making it OTC for younger girls, as well. The judge  essentially ruled that the FDA had acted in bad faith and in response to political pressure. You can read the story here, here, or here. Or listen to it here.

(Hat tip to FVPF)

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Probably the most important thing that happened over at the Sustainability blog this week was that we got our comments widget fixed (and our 1st conversations have begun)! Also this week:

Next week I’ll be back in the CLE, posting regularly. Enjoy your weekend, everyone!

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Emerging Legal Issues in Nursing

The Center for American Nurses is offering a 4 part webinar series on emerging legal issues in nursing, beginning with part 1, Emerging Issues in Electronic Health Records for Nurses, Wednesday, April 15th. The webinar begins at 7pm ET and runs 75 minutes. CEs are available for nurses; each webinar will net you 1.25.

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Sexual Assault

STI Clinical Guide

I’ve been wanting to start publishing guides on this site for some time, and just haven’t gotten around to doing it until now. Because there’s so much content on this site (and still more out there in the interwebs) I figured it might be useful periodically to provide a post that gives you some ideas of how to use the content more broadly than just individual professional enrichment.

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History & Future of the Family Justice Center Movement

The Family Justice Center Alliance is hosting a webinar on the history and future of the Family Justice Center movement. It’s being held April 2nd from 9-10 AM Pacific Time. Casey Gwinn, JD (PDF) will be the featured presenter. Preregistration is required and space is limited. You can go here to register.

UPDATE: You can access a PDF of the presentation here; video here.

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Youth Violence Prevention

This week is Youth Violence Prevention Week and NCJRS has a site dedicated to the topic. By clicking on the right hand column of the main page, you can access fully-linked separate pages on stats; gun violence; youth violence; research; school violence; and gangs. Most of the links lead to federal sites (most of those within DOJ/NIJ), so it’s not definitive, but it’s pretty extensive.

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An FHO Extra: DermAtlas

Have you visited DermAtlas? Fully searchable with photos galore…and a differential tool, to boot. Man, I love derm. Add that to your list of weird bits you know about me.

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Elder Abuse/Neglect

Elder Financial Exploitation and Abuse

Here’s a really interesting multimedia site on financial expoitation of the elderly: from Dallasnews.com, Mary Ellen’s Will: The Battle for 4949 Swiss. The site provides the viewer with the story of Mary Ellen Bendtsen and includes case details, transcripts from interviews and video footage. Pay special attention to notes in the right hand column of each section–they will guide you to  resources and information related to financial exploitation and other issues discussed in the story. Even the viewer feedback is fascinating on this site…

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I'm going on vacation (allegedly)…

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This weekend I’m off to my beloved mountain house, where I will allegedly be on vacation for a week. Allegedly, because we all know full-well that I will still be working, just from the Mountain Time Zone. However, I won’t be posting as much content next week, so please accept my apologies in advance. I will be posting a few guides while I’m gone, so check back for those. The 1st one up will be using content from this site for staff updates. Stay tuned!

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Sexual Assault

Emergency Contraception

I have found that while people are pretty interested in the topic of emergency contraception, there’s not a lot of understanding about how it does (or doesn’t work). In fact, I continue to be surprised at how many SANE/SAFE trainings out there don’t really cover much about EC beyond the type of meds and doses to give. So I was happy to run across Contraception Online’s downloadable slides on the topic.

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Weekly Wrap-up @ the Sustainability Blog

To make things easier for those of you going between the two blogs, I’m going to provide a weekly wrap-up of what’s over at the other site so I don’t end up drowning you with sustainability materials if that’s not your thing (and for many of my readers, I know it’s not). It was our inaugural week; thanks to all of you who made it such a great one.

(I promise next week we’ll get back to business as usual, and not have so many announcement-y posts.)

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Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault in the Military

Tuesday, the Department of Defense released a new report on sexual assault in the military. Those of us who do this work won’t find the results particularly shocking (no glibness intended in that statement), but they are disturbing, nonetheless. Tuesday night CBS Evening News did a report on the story. You can watch the video here. Wednesday, they followed up with a piece on whether US military policies endanger female soldiers (clip and story here).

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Child Abuse DV/IPV

Injury Research

From VAWNet: The CDC has released their Injury Research Agenda for 2009-2018. You can see the full report here (PDF).

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Child Abuse

Pediatric Submersion Injuries

CMEweb has an offering on pediatric submersion injuries. This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.5 ACEP Category 1 credits (sorry, no CEUs, but they say the target audience includes nurses). This is a standard article-posttest format.

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DV/IPV Sexual Assault

Violence Against Native Women

Over at The Hub, they are featuring a page on Violence Against Native Women in North America. Aside from multiple short videos about the scope of the problem, there are also several good links. One of those is to Amnesty International‘s recent report, Maze of Injustice. Follow that link for even more (heartbreaking, disturbing, enraging, _______ your adjective here) information on the issue.

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