Archive: October2009

New Sustainability Bulletins

New Sustainability Bulletins

I'm taking a couple much needed days off, so it's going to be a short week here. But before I shut down the computer, I just wanted to alert you to what's happening over at the Sustainability site. We have…

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Assault in Nursing

Assault in Nursing

Medscape's One Question Blog posted a new question the other day: have you, as a nurse, been assaulted and/or threatened by a family member either physically or mentally? If so, please share your experiences. How did you handle the situation…

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Physicians & Executions

Physicians & Executions

ReachMD has a roundtable discussion on physicians and executions, facilitated by Dr. Atul Gawande. He is joined by Deborah Denno, professor of law at Fordham University; Dr. Robert Truog, professor of medical ethics, anesthesiology, and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School;…

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Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

UPDATE: The Family Justice Center Alliance is hosting a webinar on human trafficking Thursday, November 5th, from 9-10am, Pacific. Participation is free, but registration is required. Kay Buck from CAST will be the featured speaker. You can view content from…

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Reflections on the Assembly

Reflections on the Assembly

I know this is an education blog, and I don't usually do a lot of reflecting here, but this week was a strange and wonderful one, so I hope you'll give me a bit of latitude. First off, I was…

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Intimidation of Domestic Violence Victims

Intimidation of Domestic Violence Victims

Battered Women's Justice Project will be presenting a 3-part webinar series on intimidation of DV victims. Participation is free, but registration is required in advance. The presenters will be Attorney Rhonda Martinson of BWJP and Jeff Greipp, Attorney Advisor with…

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Adolescent Witnesses to Family Violence

Adolescent Witnesses to Family Violence

I know I said I'd be posting on IAFN, but right now, all of my time here has been spent outside of sessions (staffing the NSVRC booth and in meetings). So I promise I will try to have some reports…

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Women’s Experience with Sexual & Domestic Violence

Women’s Experience with Sexual & Domestic Violence

BWJP is hosting an audioconference, Wednesday, October 21st from 3-4:30 ET on women's experiences with sexual and domestic violence. Speakers include Molly Dragiewicz and Walter DeKeseredy from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Speakers: Molly Dragiewicz, Ph.D., and Walter…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Late getting to this post today--I've been wandering the state engaging in some pretty interesting conversations, which means a long night trying to catch up (I confess I took time out for homemade Chinese dumplings, made with great love, if…

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Violence Against Sexually Exploited Women

Violence Against Sexually Exploited Women

I am thrilled to announce that AEquitas is offering our first webinar October 21st, 11:30-1pm ET: Prosecutorial Response to Violence Against Prostituted Women. This webinar will help prosecutors and allied professionals understand, identify, and respond to violence against sexually exploited…

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Preventing Violence

Preventing Violence

The Prevention Institute has created a new resource on their website: Preventing Violence: Quick Links. It's a "web-based compilation of practical, solution-oriented resources for communities working to prevent violence before it occurs". You'll find some great tools for community-wide planning…

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FAQs

FAQs

There's now a frequently asked questions page (FAQs) to address some of the most common questions I'm asked. Right hand nav, under Pages.

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Digital Safety: Cyberstalking

Digital Safety: Cyberstalking

I love when readers (especially readers abroad) send me links I never would have run across otherwise: this summer in London, the UK hosted their inaugural digital safety conference, which "brought together thought leaders, policy makers, legal professionals, law enforcement…

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This Week in Webinars

This Week in Webinars

Just a reminder that there are two fantastic (and free!) webinars coming up this week that most of the regular FHO readership should find interesting: Victim Privacy, Tuesday, October 13th, 2-3:30 pm ET (read the original post here) and Medical…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Sorry for the lack of wrap-up last week--things were fairly hectic and the Sustainability site got a bit neglected. We're back this week, though, and you'll find some good stuff there: A reminder to check up on the continuing conversation…

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Engaging Men

Engaging Men

An interesting coincidence (if you believe in those sorts of things) happened yesterday. I received an email from a reader asking about resources to engage men in ending violence against women; and I checked my Facebook page last night and…

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Articles of Note: October Edition

Articles of Note: October Edition

Time once again for a run down of some of the new and noteworthy articles in the current literature. All of these are from the September/October issues (with the exception of one published in late August, but newly available electronically).…

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Evaluating Elder Competency & Abuse

Evaluating Elder Competency & Abuse

ReachMD has a new offering as a part of their Focus on Geriatric Medicine and Aging series: Evaluating Elder Competency & Elder Abuse. This podcast features Dr. Lisa Gibbs from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, who "describes…

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Council of Daughters

Council of Daughters

With all of the news focusing on Roman Polanski, it seems like a good time to post this: GEMS, the organization featured in the documentary Very Young Girls (previous post here), has a new initiative: The Council of Daughters. It's…

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Trying to Subscribe?

Trying to Subscribe?

We have had a ton of new subscribers over the past week (thank you!), but I've noticed several of you are still not official in the system yet. If you've signed up to get FHO via email and haven't received…

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