Archive: June2009

Rural Mental Healthcare Provision

Rural Mental Healthcare Provision

The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education has a series of grand round webinars on mental health issues for rural and frontier healthcare providers. CEUs & CMEs are available 1 year from the time of the original offerings, so all…

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Funding Alert

Funding Alert

The newest funding alert (PDF) is available over at VAWNet for those of you interested in all things money. In this round: GOVERNMENT FUNDING •    Methodological Research to Support the Redesign of the National Crime   Victimization Survey: Screening Questions •  …

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Blast Injuries

Blast Injuries

RN.com has a 1 credit offering on blast injuries available for $5. It's your standard article-posttest format. Objectives include: 1.      Identify factors that affect blast injuries. 2.      Describe the types of injuries that can occur from explosions. 3.      Define the…

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Intersection of HIV/AIDS & Violence Against Women

Intersection of HIV/AIDS & Violence Against Women

HRSA's Maternal Child Health Bureau has an archived webinar on the intersection of HIV/AIDS and violence against women, originally presented last spring. You can view the offering with slides and audio, or download an MP3 to listen to on your…

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Expert Witnesses

Expert Witnesses

I'm in Boise, Idaho this week speaking at their 2 Days in June conference (with the fantastic Doug Miles, one of my favorite traveling companions). One of the topics we're presenting is Using Experts in DV and Sexual Assault Cases. …

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DV & Faith-Based Communities

DV & Faith-Based Communities

Witness Justice & Trainingforums.org have just announced a new web forum on domestic violence and faith-based communities, specifically the African-American community. The forum is being facilitated by Dr. Aleese Moore-Orbih from the Faith Trust Institute. "This forum will highlight some…

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Child Maltreatment

Child Maltreatment

The California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center has recently posted 7 lectures with slides from the 23rd Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, held this past January. If you weren't able to get out to the…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Well, folks--I'm still hoping to get a few of you to come forward to be the focus of our weekly SANE coordinator Q&A at the sustainability site. I could load it with all of my friends, but what's the fun…

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Articles of Note: June Edition

Articles of Note: June Edition

Time once again for a run down of some of the new and noteworthy articles in the current literature. Most of these are from the June/July issues; I have included a couple articles electronically available now in anticipation of print…

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Death Investigation Basics

Death Investigation Basics

IAFN is hosting a webinar July 28th from 2-3pm ET on Death Investigation: The Basics. Bobbie Jo O’Neal, RN, BSN, F-ABMDI, the Deputy Coroner with the Charleston County North Carolina Coroner’s office will be the featured presenter. She will cover…

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New Venture…

New Venture…

So tomorrow there won't be any new posts, because I leave at the crack of dawn to go to DC for a day of, well, creating the next new website (and I won't get home until basically the crack of…

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Child Abuse Evaluation & Treatment

Child Abuse Evaluation & Treatment

If you have not yet perused this site, Child Abuse Evaluation & Treatment for Medical Providers is a virtual one-stop for all things on this subject. It's essentially an e-book, with chapters that are well-organized and easy to read. The…

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Long Term Consequences of Domestic Violence

Long Term Consequences of Domestic Violence

The Family Justice Center Alliance's next webinar is June 4th at 9am Pacific. The Long Term Consequences of Domestic Violence will be presented by Dr. Ellen Taliaferro. Preregistration is recommended. The site describes the webinar as follows: Domestic violence has…

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Mental Illness in Jail

Mental Illness in Jail

On July 15th, the National Institute of Corrections is holding a live, 3 hour internet broadcast, The Mentally Ill in Jail: Whose Problem Is It Anyway? Participation is free, but you must register in advance. According to the site, following…

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June 1=40 (A Completely Self-Indulgent Post)

June 1=40 (A Completely Self-Indulgent Post)

(photo courtesy of beezy) Although you wouldn't know it if you'd been in Seattle with me, today is my actual birthday. But, hey--I figure 40 deserves a full week. Thanks to all of you who've made it a killer celebration...

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