Archive: September2009

Culturally Competent Care for GLBT Survivors

Culturally Competent Care for GLBT Survivors

VAWNet has a new resource available focusing on culturally competent care of LGBT survivors of sexual violence. Aside from the comprehensive article by Sabrina Gentlewarrior (printable version here), you can also access a variety of linked resources over on the…

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Have You Heard Anything?

Have You Heard Anything?

I don't normally post personal issues here at FHO, but I am pretty worried about our friends and colleagues in American Samoa and the affected region. If you have news, could you please pass it along? And if you are…

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Bullying's Impact on Girls

Bullying's Impact on Girls

Medscape has a new CE offering on the impact of bullying on girls. Seems that a new study indicates that girls have far more long-term psychological sequelae from bullying than boys, a finding particularly interesting to me as the mother…

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Forensic Compliance: UPDATED

Forensic Compliance: UPDATED

For those of you out there struggling with issues around VAWA 2005 forensic compliance, technical assistance is now available through EVAW International. Additionally, they have a variety of materials available on the topic, as well as a couple webinars coming…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Just back from a terrific trip to CO Springs/Alamosa (where, among other things, I got a tour of the gorgeous Memorial program and also ate my weight in Mexican food). We were also busy over at the Sustainability site this…

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Early Brain Development in Children

Early Brain Development in Children

The Missouri Children's Trust has an archived podcast on their site from Dr. Linda Chamberlain on the early brain development of children. In the podcast, she discusses how witnessing domestic and other violence impacts developing brains. Access is free: listen…

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Professional Boundaries

Professional Boundaries

The Family Justice Center Alliance is hosting a webinar on maintaining professional boundaries, October 1st from 9-10 am Pacific. The session is free, but preregistration is required. Topics that will be discussed: ·   What are boundaries? ·   How are boundaries…

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Statistics and Juries

Statistics and Juries

Today's post is an incredibly wonky one--many of you will bail right off the bat, and of those of you who decide to check out this video, several of you won't make it past the 2 minute mark. So what…

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Victim Privacy

Victim Privacy

The Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Technical Assistance (SAFE TA) project is hosting a free webinar October 13th from 2-3:30 ET on victim privacy. Susan Chasson MSN, JD, SANE-A (an IAFN past-president and practicing SANE) and Jessica Mindlin, Esq. (from the…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Much of the content on the sustainability site this week was pretty self-centered, I must say. But hopefully it's useful, so, if you'll indulge me: The slides from the session I did at NSAC on sustainability are posted here under…

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DV Service Models

DV Service Models

The Family Justice Center Alliance has their 1st online learning course available on their site: an orientation to co-located domestic violence service models (a la the family justice center model). It's a nicely done, narrated video/slide presentation, and it's a…

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Forensic Issues for Nurses

Forensic Issues for Nurses

Medscape has a forensic-focused CE offering currently available: Forensic Issues for Nurses. It's your standard article-posttest format and is free, with site registration. 1 CEU will be awarded upon completion. The offering actually focuses on elder abuse, although the title…

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Disaster Medicine Series

Disaster Medicine Series

ReachMD, available online and at XM Satellite Radio, has a huge feature this month on disaster medicine. There are more than 60 podcasts, all from within the past year (and many from this month) linked on their page right now.…

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15 Years

15 Years

Today, President Obama issued a proclamation recognizing the 15th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act. You can read it here.

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New CEU Offerings

New CEU Offerings

RN.org has several new CE offerings available that might be of interest to readers. It's a flat $19.95 for unlimited CEs (in a 12 month period), and they offer some of the state mandated courses, as well as a general…

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AN FHO Extra: Sex Offender Registries

AN FHO Extra: Sex Offender Registries

In the wake of the Dugard case, it's no surprise that the merits of sex offender registries are being debated. Time magazine has an interesting article about the potential globalization of sex offender registries here. But before we go there,…

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Slack

Slack

Sorry, gang--my time has been consumed this week with NSAC and I just haven't been able to keep up with posts. We'll resume Monday with regular offerings. Enjoy your weekend!

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Managing STDs: Complex Cases

Managing STDs: Complex Cases

Contemporary Forums has a CE offering for both physicians and nurses on managing complex STD cases. It's 1.5 CEs for $15, downloadable as either a PDF or MP3 (audio). You can catch a preview here if you're not sure you…

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Drug Endangered Children

Drug Endangered Children

I received a request from a reader looking for information about the medical care of children pulled out of meth labs (also known as drug endangered children). I know several of you out there are doing this kind of work,…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

It's a great week at the sustainability site. First off, I'm so excited to be able to bring you a new Friday Coordinator Q&A with Emily Huggins in York, PA (thanks, Emily!). In addition: A terrific piece on why leaders…

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