Archive: July2010

Off to Korea

Off to Korea

Well my friends, I'm off to Korea. I'll be teaching with the Army all next week, and am looking forward to spending time in a country I've never visited. I'll be in Seoul all week, and while I expect I'll…

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Clinical Guide: Sexual Assault Injury

Clinical Guide: Sexual Assault Injury

In the course of my work, I was asked by a physician from South America for information about lack of genital injury in sexual assault patients. Based on the work I did for him, I ended up with a fairly…

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Request for Assistance

Request for Assistance

A request from Terry Cintron: In partial fulfillment of the requirement for a Masters of Science in Nursing Administration and Education through Mountain State University I am currently conducting a content analysis. The content analysis will examine questions on sexual…

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Building Domestic Violence Health Care Responses in Indian Country

Building Domestic Violence Health Care Responses in Indian Country

This month, the Family Violence Prevention Fund, in collaboration with Mending the Sacred Hoop Technical Assistance Project and Sacred Circle, released a new report, Building Domestic Violence Health Care Responses in Indian Country: A Promising Practices Report. The report "documents…

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Breast Ironing & the Weekly Wrap-Up

Breast Ironing & the Weekly Wrap-Up

Apologies for missing a post yesterday, but I had a busted router, and therefore, no internet connection. Had I been up and running, I would have brought you this video clip [after the jump], which I find pretty disturbing. As…

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Physician in Whistle-Blower Case Charged

Physician in Whistle-Blower Case Charged

Last spring I posted on the nurse in TX who had been criminally prosecuted for alerting the medical board about unsafe practices by a physician with whom she worked. She was quickly acquitted by a jury, but she had already…

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Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Grantmakers in Health are co-sponsoring a free webinar on July 29th at 3pm ET: A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health. Now before you yawn and move on to something…

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Forensic Injury Assessment

Forensic Injury Assessment

The Forensic Nurses' Society of Canada is sponsoring a free webinar on forensic injury assessment. The webinar will be held September 8th at 11am ET. Preregistration is required. From the site: In this session the issues surrounding injury terminology and…

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Weekly Wrap-Up & New Report on Anti-LGBTQ Hate Violence

Weekly Wrap-Up & New Report on Anti-LGBTQ Hate Violence

I'm back in the CLE for about a minute, before I head on to DC and then Portland (OR) for the week. Before I go, a couple things worth mentioning. First up is the newly released report on anti-LGBTQ hate…

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PreventConnect Newsletter

PreventConnect Newsletter

If you aren't on the mailing list for CalCASA's Prevention Connection newsletter, you probably should make that happen. It's a worthwhile email every time. I was especially enamored with this month's newlstter because it satisfies the wonkiest parts of me:…

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Vicarious Trauma

Vicarious Trauma

The National Child Protection Training Center is offering a webinar on vicarious trauma Thursday, August 19th at 3pm CT. Registration is $10. From the site: This workshop will address the effects of working with and responding to children who have…

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Sexual and Domestic Violence in Later Life

Sexual and Domestic Violence in Later Life

A couple weeks ago I mentioned that NSVRC had a collection on sexual violence in later life. Now, VAWNet has an expanded collection on sexual and domestic violence in later life that's worth checking out. Aside from an overview and…

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New SART Webinars

New SART Webinars

There are 2 SART-related webinars coming up in the next 6 weeks. One from MNCASA and the other from SAFEta Source. The MNCASA session, Beyond Protocols: How SARTs Can Influence the Justice-Making Process for Sexual Assault Victims/ Survivors, will be…

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Canada

Canada

New content on the Canada page. Thanks, Sheila!

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Clinical Guide: Peer Review, Quality Assurance/Improvement and Competency

Clinical Guide: Peer Review, Quality Assurance/Improvement and Competency

The issues of peer review and competency are critical ones in forensic healthcare. Because of the potential legal ramifications of our findings, we have to be confident in our capacity as objective clinicians, and current in our knowledge and approach.…

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Weekly Wrap-Up

It's been a busy, albeit shortened week here at FHO. Here's what you may have missed: *Baltimore public radio covering the recent news story of downplaying sexual assault in the city *Family Violence Prevention Fund's webinar on a systems advocacy…

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Reproductive Justice & Violence Against Women

Reproductive Justice & Violence Against Women

I'm a bit late getting this up (pesky vacation!), but since we're on an article tear here at FHO this week, here's a compilation worth checking out. VAWNet has a new section on Reproductive Justice and Violence Against Women: Understanding…

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Articles of Note: July Edition

Articles of Note: July Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note. All of these are from the June/July 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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Systems Advocacy Approach to Addressing Domestic Violence in Health Care

Systems Advocacy Approach to Addressing Domestic Violence in Health Care

The Family Violence Prevention Fund has a webinar scheduled for the end of the month, Building Health Care Leadership: A Systems Advocacy Approach to Addressing Domestic Violence in the Health Care System. It's scheduled for July 29th, 11-12pm PT. The…

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Follow-Up: Rape in Baltimore

Follow-Up: Rape in Baltimore

Last week, my friend and colleague, Kim Day, appeared on Baltimore Public Radio to discuss the recent media coverage on sexual assault in Baltimore (you can see the post where it's referenced here). Listen to the full discussion here. Way…

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