Archive: June2010

A Little Light Reading While I’m on Vacation

A Little Light Reading While I’m on Vacation

Gang, in a few hours I will be boarding a flight to my happy place, the mountains of Colorado. And I have actually taken the rest of the week off--through the holiday, in fact. So I am going to try…

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Basic Geriatric GYN Exam

Basic Geriatric GYN Exam

In caring for elderly sexual assault and abuse/neglect patients, there are so many normal variants that many of us are less familiar with. There are also alterations to the exam process that may need to happen to better accommodate limitations…

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Co-Occurring Disorders

Co-Occurring Disorders

The Family Justice Center Alliance has a summer webinar series beginning July 1 on co-occurring disorders in domestic violence cases. You can see the complete series schedule and registration information after the jump. All webinars are free of charge, but…

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Bullying in Schools

Bullying in Schools

Massachusetts passed a comprehensive bullying law this spring in response to the suicide of a teen girl who had been bullied (Slate did a nice brief piece on it if you're interested in the details, but don't want to slog…

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Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment

Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment

IAFN has released a curriculum for educators, Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment. "The goal of this course is to help nurses acquire essential knowledge and skills to appropriately respond to elder mistreatment. This course prepares nurses to integrate nursing and…

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New Webcasts from AEquitas

New Webcasts from AEquitas

A happy Monday to you all. I am pleased to report that over at our website, AEquitas has webcasts of previously delivered webinars: Battered Women Charged With Crimes and Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault. You can find the links to access…

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Friday Wrap-Up

Friday Wrap-Up

It's been lovely being at home this week. Next week, back on the road, first to celebrate NSVRC's 10th anniversary (hope to see some of you there!) and then on to DC to get some serious work done before (dare…

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STD Prevention Conference

STD Prevention Conference

The CDC has made available audio recordings from this spring's National STD Prevention Conference. Seeing as how STDs are ALWAYS popular on this site, I thought I'd post this. There's some interesting stuff coming down the pike, and by the…

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New Resources: Sexual Violence in Later Life & DNA Backlogs

New Resources: Sexual Violence in Later Life & DNA Backlogs

Two new resources just released that I wanted to post today. The first is from NSVRC: Sexual Violence in Later Life Information Packet. It includes a fact sheet, technical assistance bulletin, technical assistance guide, resource list, annotated bibliography and research…

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Rape on the Reservation

Rape on the Reservation

Hat tip to the Oregon Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force (who I am very excited to be doing some training for next month), for the link to this recent episode of Vanguard, Rape on the Reservation. "One in three…

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Friday Wrap-Up and Safe Terminations

Friday Wrap-Up and Safe Terminations

So here's the craziest thing: I am home all week next week. And I am home now. And I will be home until the 22nd--of course, then we get into some ridiculous summer travel, but that's another post. So I…

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Articles of Note: May/June Edition

Articles of Note: May/June Edition

Time for May and June’s Articles of Note {so sorry to have not gotten one done last month!}. All of these are from the late April/May/June issues and electronic previews. As always, please keep in mind this in no way…

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New Online CEUs

New Online CEUs

IAFN just released 4 new online CEU offerings. They're $10 for members, $20 for non-members. Perfect for those of you trying to recertify. You can see the complete listing of all the available courses here. The 4 new courses are:…

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Our Newest Winner

The winner of our latest giveaway is Karen Groot. Congratulations Karen! I'll be in touch to get your contact info so we can get your book out to you ASAP. For everyone else, there's more to come. Stay tuned for…

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Friday Odds and Ends

Friday Odds and Ends

Don’t forget, we have a fantastic giveaway going on right now! Just leave your comment here to enter. Happily, I am teaching for the forensic nurses in Utah today, so it should be a pretty fantastic day. What makes it…

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Engaging Faith Leaders

Engaging Faith Leaders

Don’t forget, we have a fantastic giveaway going on right now! Just leave your comment here to enter. I don't know if you've had the same experience in your own programs, but I have found some members of the faith…

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Template Materials for Anonymous Reporting

Template Materials for Anonymous Reporting

Don't forget, we have a fantastic giveaway going on right now! Just leave your comment here to enter. Loving all the comments thus far! Our friends at EVAW have some new resources for their Forensic Compliance project. You can head…

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Testimony in Child Abuse Cases

Testimony in Child Abuse Cases

Don't forget, we have a fantastic giveaway going on right now! Just leave your comment here to enter. The National Child Protection Training Center has a webinar coming up in July that should be fantastic for those of you working…

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