Archive: July2009

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

There's been a lot of activity over at the Sustainability site this week, in large part due to the release of our 1st project bulletin, Sustainability 101: Long Range Thinking for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program Managers. Thanks to everyone…

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Upcoming Trainings

Upcoming Trainings

I know this is a site dedicated to online education and resources, but I just want to take a minute to point out a few talks I'm giving at some of the upcoming fall conferences that might be of interest.…

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Screening for Sexual Violence

Screening for Sexual Violence

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape has a tutorial available for download on screening for sexual violence in the healthcare setting. This is a topic near and dear to my heart, and probably one we don't talk about enough. You can…

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Is It Injury or Neglect?

Is It Injury or Neglect?

The Federal Interagency Workgroup on Child Abuse and Neglect has an archived webinar from August 2008 available for review: Is It Injury or Neglect? Improving Our Knowledge to Better Protect Children. The session discusses "efforts to better define neglect in…

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Two New Courses from Witness Justice

Two New Courses from Witness Justice

Witness Justice has 2 new courses available. The first is Cultural Competency, which "covers how culturally appropriate and effective services can be created and provided by professionals in the domestic violence community and the importance of mastering culturally sensitive attitudes,…

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10 Things Making My Life Better Right Now

10 Things Making My Life Better Right Now

I don’t have a wrap-up for you this week: I’ve been with the Army in Orlando all week, and these have been long days. Posts have been tough to get to with internet access only happening after roughly 10pm when…

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Funding Alert

Funding Alert

A new funding alert is available from VAWNet for those of you interested in the money-end of things. You can read it in full here (PDF): Featured in this edition: GOVERNMENT FUNDING: Partnership to Strengthen Families: Child Support Enforcement/Temporary Assistance…

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Sexting Podcast

Sexting Podcast

The Indiana Youth Institute has a podcast on sexting available on their website. I'm on the road with the Army this week and haven't had a chance to listen to this one yet. But since there's been a flurry of…

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Starting a Family Justice Center

Starting a Family Justice Center

Gael Strack and Casey Gwinn (Family Justice Center Alliance) will be presenting a webinar August 6th at 9am Pacific on starting a family justice center in your community. Participation is free, but preregistration is required. "Casey Gwinn and Gael Strack,…

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Death Investigation: The Basics

Death Investigation: The Basics

IAFN is hosting a webinar Tuesday, July 28th from 2-3pm ET on the basics of death investigation. Cost for members is $20 ($30 for non-members); 1.0 CEUs will be awarded upon completion. Deputy Coroner Bobbie Jo O'Neal is be the…

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We have a winner!

We have a winner!

Congratulations Felicia Infante! Do email me off the blog and let me know where to send your copy of the Scope & Standards (go to About for my email address). Thanks to everyone who left comments...

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Rate This

Rate This

Starting today, I am finally able to add a ratings feature to the site. From now on, you'll see this at the bottom of each entry: Although I get a sense of how much you're interested in the various things…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

What an incredible week we've had at both sites. So much traffic, I am frankly a bit stunned. If you haven't been over to the sustainability site, here's what you'll find this week Leadership and self-confidence, as discussed over at…

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An FHO Giveaway!

An FHO Giveaway!

Well, now, lookie here. Courtesy of IAFN, I have in my sticky little hands one copy of the brand new Forensic Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice: Newly released, "this one volume guide articulates the essentials of this specialty, its…

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nPEP Update

nPEP Update

If you weren't one of almost 300 people who attended the HIV nPEP webinar described here, have no fear: the spectacular Kim Day has made sure you can still check it out at your leisure. You can access the archived…

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Sexual Violence Against Individuals With Disabilities

Sexual Violence Against Individuals With Disabilities

On July 22nd, from 2-3pm ET, OVC will be hosting a web forum on addressing sexual violence against individuals with disabilities. If you've been a regular reader of this blog, you know how the web forums work; if you're a…

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An FHO Extra: Legistalker

An FHO Extra: Legistalker

So over at Lifehacker today I discovered a new site that might be of interest to all you policy wonks out there. Trying to keep up with specific members of Congress? Legistalker allows you to follow the online goings on…

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The (Economic) Cost of Violence

The (Economic) Cost of Violence

Everything can be looked at in economic terms, including violence. It's important info to have at your disposal, because it can strengthen a grant proposal or negotiations with your healthcare system for an FTE or program. Enough's been written on…

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Nursing Misconduct & State Boards of Nursing

Nursing Misconduct & State Boards of Nursing

I never just post a news item on this site, but this one is so fascinating to me, I thought it was worthy of space. In California this weekend, the Governor fired 2/3rds of the state Board of Nursing for…

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Compassion Fatigue Podcast

Compassion Fatigue Podcast

One of the most commonly searched terms on this site is "compassion fatigue" (or alternately  "secondary trauma" or "burnout"). Enough of you have been searching the term lately that I'm compelled to give you a new offering on the subject.…

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