Archive: November2009

Welcome to the New FHO Site (in progress)

Welcome to the New FHO Site (in progress)

As you can see, things have definitely changed around here. It was time to secure our own domain and hosting so that we could have a site with increased functionality. In the process of moving the site, we upgraded a few…

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Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Violence Prevention

Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Violence Prevention

The Sexual Violence Justice Institute at MNCASA is hosting a webinar, December 14th from 12-1:30 pm CST--Safe Harbors Youth Intervention Project: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Violence Prevention. Participation is free, but preregistration is recommended. From the site: Problems associated with…

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And the winner is…

And the winner is…

<br /> The numbers generated by this widget come from RANDOM.ORG's true random number generator.<br /> Here are your random numbers: 39 Timestamp: 2009-11-25 17:35:05 UTC Faith Shortal, please email me with your address so we can send you your…

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Timing Considerations for Sexual Assault Examinations

Timing Considerations for Sexual Assault Examinations

Just a quick reminder: you have until Wednesday at noon ET to enter the Sexual Assault Quick Reference giveaway. Head over to the post and leave your comment to be eligible! SAFE-TA (a project of IAFN) is offering a free…

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Forensic Review of Knee Injuries

Forensic Review of Knee Injuries

Just a quick reminder: you still have a couple more days before the Sexual Assault Quick Reference giveaway. Head over to the post and leave your comment to be eligible! Sometimes it's a relief to just get back to basic…

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Weekly Wrap-Up & Giveaway Reminder

Weekly Wrap-Up & Giveaway Reminder

This week over at the sustainability site, a few things for you to peruse: A great handwashing poster that made me smile, particularly timely since my house is currently germ-central A look at the challenges of asking for help and…

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Welcome G.W. Medical Publishing

Welcome G.W. Medical Publishing

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED There are a lot of changes coming down the pike here at FHO. Last week we began working on a brand new website that will update our look and offer more content and more options…

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Coming Soon…

Coming Soon…

A brand new partnership here at FHO means goodies for readers. Stay tuned tomorrow for details, including a giveaway that could become a regular feature on the site!

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Organ Trafficking & Transplant Tourism

Organ Trafficking & Transplant Tourism

A subset of human trafficking, organ trafficking and transplant tourism are significant concerns around the globe. And while they're not discussed to the same extent as sexual exploitation and forced child labor, quite a bit's available on the subject. It…

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Integrating Injury & Violence Prevention

Integrating Injury & Violence Prevention

STIPDA, ASTHO, and NACCHO have several archived injury prevention webcasts, 2 of which might appeal: Integrating Injury and Violence Prevention with Maternal and Child Health Programs, and Integrating Injury and Violence Prevention with Healthy Again Initiatives. They are free to…

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Working With Jewish & Muslim Women

Working With Jewish & Muslim Women

The FaithTrust Institute is hosting a webinar for domestic violence advocates in shelters, community‐based programs, social services, legal aid, and medical and mental health services: Working with Women from Jewish & Muslim Communities (PDF). The webinar will be held November…

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Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking

Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking

No wrap-up at the sustainability site today (the blog was quiet while I was on the road). Instead, a new offering from the Government Innovator's Network and the Initiative to Stop Human Trafficking: Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking--Forced Labor.…

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A Call to Men

A Call to Men

Prevention Connection's latest newsletter is pretty fantastic. It includes audio recordings from the 4th Annual A Call to Men conference (PDF), held last spring in NYC. If you're not familiar with the project, A Call to Men "challenges men to…

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Recent Medscape Offerings

Recent Medscape Offerings

Medscape has a couple new offerings of interest. The 1st is a CME article on the connection between psychiatric disorders, sexual trauma and urinary tract symptoms. Physicians can receive 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit for reading the article and…

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IAFN Virtual Tour

IAFN Virtual Tour

IAFN is offering an online virtual tour, Monday, November 16th from 2-3pm ET. This webinar "will help you fully access your membership benefits. Let us connect you to the tools and resources that will enhance your career. You'll also gain…

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Maximizing the Potential for DNA Technology

Maximizing the Potential for DNA Technology

NCVC is hosting a webinar November 18th at 1pm ET: Maximizing the Potential for DNA Technology. "The goals of this webinar are to expose participants to the “big picture” of how forensic DNA came to be the potent crime-fighting tool…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

I'm in Philadelphia and then heading on to Maine this weekend for a DV course we're teaching up there next week, so things are (and will continue to be) light over at the sustainability site. However, there are a couple…

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Addressing DV in the Workplace: EAP/Employer Partnerships

Addressing DV in the Workplace: EAP/Employer Partnerships

UPDATE: SORRY, EVERYONE, BUT REGISTRATION FOR THIS ONE IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE SEE THE COMMENT FOR INFO ON HOW TO ACCESS MATERIALS. The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence is hosting a webinar November 12th from 2-3 pm ET, Addressing…

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Articles of Note: November Edition

Articles of Note: November 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 October/November issues. As always, please keep in mind this in no way a comprehensive list;…

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Trafficking: New Offerings from the Week that Was

Trafficking: New Offerings from the Week that Was

Over the past week there have been several new offerings related to human trafficking: Phil Borges has an interview on his blog with Rachel Lloyd, founder of GEMS (Girls Educational and Mentoring Services). "Rachel told me that historically law enforcement…

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