Archive: February2010

Dating Matters

Dating Matters

Don't forget: you have until Wednesday, March 3rd to enter our newest giveaway. Just leave your response to the question in the Comment section to be eligible. The CDC and Liz Claiborne Inc. have launched Dating Matters: Helping Teens Build…

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Our Latest Giveaway!

Check out our latest giveaway, courtesy of our friends at GW Medical. Leave your answer in the Comments before 12pm ET on Wednesday, March 3rd to be eligible. THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. It’s here! Hot off the presses, G.W.…

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Stay Tuned: New Giveaway

Stay Tuned: New Giveaway

Forgive me, my friends, because it's been a hell of a day with the Army and I am bleary-eyed and incapable of stringing much more than a couple sentences together. So I'll be forgoing a post tonight if that's okay…

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Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners & Victim Sensitive Evidence Collection

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners & Victim Sensitive Evidence Collection

NCVC is hosting a free webinar on SANEs and victim sensitive evidence collection, March 2nd from 1-2 pm ET. "This webinar aims to increase understanding about the role Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) play in the proper collection of forensic…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Site

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Site

Lots of focus on training this week over at the sustainability site this week: *A sampling of some of the excellent training events and conferences coming up in the next two months. March and April are always packed, and this…

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Combating Teen Dating Violence

Combating Teen Dating Violence

NIJ and the Government Innovators Network will host an expert chat to highlight prevention and intervention research on teen dating violence. The webinar will take place February 23rd from 4-6pm ET;  you can register for the free session here. Topics…

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New CEU Webcasts from IAFN

New CEU Webcasts from IAFN

It looks like IAFN just made 12 sessions available from the ATL Annual Scientific Assembly as webcasts. The audio plus PowerPoint can be reviewed for CEUs, and if you attended the Assembly, it's free. Not to worry--if you couldn't make…

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NCPTC Webinars

NCPTC Webinars

The National Child Protection Training Center has a slate of webinars coming up that might be of interest. Usually I wait to post individual sessions as they get closer on the calendar, but a couple of the NCPTC webinars have…

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Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

Join Jewish Women International in a live webinar presented by Leslye Orloff, on March 4th from 12-1pm ET. The webinar will focus on immigrant women and domestic violence. Registration is $25 for non-members. Ms. Orloff is  vice president and director of…

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20 Free CMEs/CEUs

20 Free CMEs/CEUs

In my continuing quest to provide better access to free CME/CEUs for FHO readers, I decided to trawl through Medscape tonight and round up 20 offerings that can be completed quickly and easily. A couple caveats, though: 1.) not all…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog (the V-Day Edition)

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog (the V-Day Edition)

A few really interesting posts over at the sustainability site this week. Both gave me some things to seriously consider: *Managing up, or the art of positioning people to effect positive change *What do we teach the future nurse? I'm looking forward…

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The Economic Impact of Violence

The Economic Impact of Violence

AVA has some good resources on their site. One of the ones I really like is this 2009 presentation on the economic impact of violence, given by  Dr. Amy Bonomi and Dr. Phaedra Corso. It's definitely not the highest quality…

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Proposed Changes to the DSM

Proposed Changes to the DSM

The APA has posted proposed revisions to the DSM that might be of interest. Comments can be submitted until April 20th should you be so inclined (the DSM-V is due to be published in 2013). Rewriting the DSM has not…

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Articles of Note: February Edition

Articles of Note: February Edition

Time once again for a run down of some of the new and noteworthy articles in the current literature (something I almost forgot to do this month!). All of these are from the late January/February/March issues and electronic previews. As…

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Looking for Medical Record Forms

Looking for Medical Record Forms

I frequently create a supplemental medical record as a tool for trainings I conduct. Unfortunately, I have been creating them from the same 2 medical record forms for years now, so it's time to mix it up a bit. I am…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

There's some good stuff over at the Sustainability site this week. I hope you'll check it out: *A new blog in town! NSVRC has added the Engaged Bystander blog.   Now the Sustainability blog has a friend:) *An article that had…

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Alternate Light Source, Part 2 (Subclinical Bruising)

Last spring, I published a piece examining alternate light sources as a tool for semen and other bodily fluid detection. I promised I would come back with a piece on using ALS to identify and photograph injury not obvious or…

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FHO Now on Facebook

FHO Now on Facebook

It was really only a matter of time: FHO is now on Facebook. I'll be posting relevant news articles and other print resources on our page, so there won't be a lot of duplication between the 2 sites. Hope to…

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Emergency Contraception News

I'm hanging out in the Detroit airport hoping my late night flight home won't get cancelled with all the snow falling out there. So I have just enough time to post some pretty interesting news from the EC front. Seems…

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White Ribbon Campaign Global Webinar

White Ribbon Campaign Global Webinar

The White Ribbon Campaign is a Canadian organization focusing on men stopping men's violence against women. I am a big fan, no question. (Personal disclosure: I have their posters plastered all over my office. They're fantastic.). The Pixel Project is…

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