Archive: April2010

Vacation!

Vacation!

FHO will be on hiatus through Monday because I am actually going on vacation. See you all at Jazz Fest!

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Privacy and Posting Online

Privacy and Posting Online

There's still time to partake in our latest $50 Amazon.com giveaway in honor of SAAM. To enter just let us know in the original post’s Comments section how you commemorated any day during SAAM, and one inspiring aspect of the…

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Gremlins

Gremlins

I seem to have some gremlins on my site this week. I've had posts disappear and reappear, so apologies if you tried to access a post you received via email or Twitter and then couldn't access it. I'll try and…

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Dr. David Lisak and “Acquaintance Rape”

Dr. David Lisak and “Acquaintance Rape”

Sometimes the peril of travel is things sit in the queue and are forgotten for a few days. Like this video clip that Amanda Hess over at The Sexist posted last week of Dr. David Lisak talking to CBS about…

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Preventing Child Maltreatment

Preventing Child Maltreatment

The Future of Children, a collaboration of The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and The Brookings Institution has an archived webcast of a panel presentation on preventing child maltreatment given last fall. The webcast…

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Elder Abuse in NIJ Journal

Elder Abuse in NIJ Journal

I am smack in the middle of a ridiculous travel schedule--Laramie and Bismarck down for the week, up next, Chicago then New Orleans. Apologies for missing some posts, but this is how things sometimes go.  NIJ released their newest Journal…

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Victim Centered Webinars

Victim Centered Webinars

A couple of webinars are now available as archived presentations on the topic of victim-centered sexual assault care. My good friend Kim Day who runs the SAFEta project at IAFN had a hand in both: one is Victim Centered Care…

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SAAM Day of Action: 10 Things On My Mind

SAAM Day of Action: 10 Things On My Mind

Don’t forget about latest $50 Amazon.com giveaway in honor of SAAM. To enter just let us know in the original post’s Comments section how you commemorated any day during SAAM, and one inspiring aspect of the day or the event…

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I Never Saw His Face

I Never Saw His Face

It's been a brutal week for me personally, and I don't have much for readers today. The sustainability site has been quiet but for a grant tutorial that might be helpful. However, I do have a great audio file from…

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Canada Updates

Canada Updates

All kinds of good new stuff in our Canada section today. Make sure you check it out!

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Intimate Partner Homicides

Intimate Partner Homicides

JWI's National Alliance to End Domestic Violence is hosting a webinar on intimate partner homicides and familicides, Wednesday, April 21st at 12pm ET. It's $25 to attend (free, though if you're a member). Featured speakers are Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell and…

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Mechanisms of Action of Hormonal Contraception

Mechanisms of Action of Hormonal Contraception

In sexual assault care, we often provide emergency contraception to patients. But being able to explain exactly how it works is difficult, since that point remains somewhat ambiguous. Medscape has a new article posted on this subject that's worth a…

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Threat Assessment

Threat Assessment

Don’t forget about our latest $50 Amazon.com giveaway in honor of SAAM. To enter just let us know in the original post’s Comments section how you commemorated any day during SAAM, and one inspiring aspect of the day or the…

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Links Between Sexual Abuse & Online Sexual Behaviors of Adolescents

Links Between Sexual Abuse & Online Sexual Behaviors of Adolescents

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape will be hosting a webinar on the links between sexual abuse and online sexual behaviors of adolescents, May 13th, 10:00-12:00 ET. Participation is free, but preregistration is required. Jennifer Lee from the National Center for…

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Articles of Note: April Edition

Articles of Note: April Edition

Time for April’s Articles of Note. All of these are from the late March/April/May issues and electronic previews. As always, please keep in mind this in no way a comprehensive list; simply items that have caught my attention from a…

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Social Media Question

Social Media Question

I had a note show up in my inbox today about using social media. Specifically, I was asked the following: "My program coordinator strongly discourages being on Facebook and believes we shouldn't use it if we are going to practice…

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LGBTQ Crime Victims

LGBTQ Crime Victims

I'm remiss in not getting this posted last week, but it's been flagged and in my pile, so I knew I'd get it up here one of these days. My memory was jogged by a related resource newly released, though.…

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Sexual Assault & Sexual Trauma in the Military

Sexual Assault & Sexual Trauma in the Military

Don't forget about latest $50 Amazon.com giveaway in honor of SAAM. To enter just let us know in the original post's Comments section how you commemorated any day during SAAM, and one inspiring aspect of the day or the event…

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Intersections of Sexual Assault & Human Trafficking

Intersections of Sexual Assault & Human Trafficking

The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault is hosting a webinar April 7th: the Intersections of Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking (apologies for the late notice--I just caught wind of it). The webinar will begin at noon (MDT) and last for…

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Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Site

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Site

I'm so happy to be able to return with a wrap up from the sustainability site. Feels like it's been too long, but with all the travel, it sometimes gets the short straw. Aside from a brief mention of our…

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