Archive: August2010

Providing Health Services in Domestic Violence Programs

Providing Health Services in Domestic Violence Programs

Another good webinar in the FVPF's healthcare series: Providing Health Services to Survivors in Domestic Violence Programs. The session will be held October 6th from 11-12:30 PT. This series is free, but preregistration is required. The speakers have not yet…

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How SART Teams Discuss Sexual Assault Cases

How SART Teams Discuss Sexual Assault Cases

Lots of SART webinars happening right now. Next up: MNCASA's Sexual Violence Justice Institute and their offering on how SARTs discuss sexual assault cases. The session will take place Wednesday, September 8th from 12-1:30pm CT. Registration is free. From the…

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Weekend Extra: WTF???

Enough of you sent this to me that I just had to post it: Those tricky vaginas: they can make or break a deal. Thank god for these pearls of wisdom... For excellent commentary on the ad, check out The…

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Weekly Wrap-Up & NSAC

Weekly Wrap-Up & NSAC

Next week the National Sexual Assault Conference will be going on in Los Angeles. Sadly, I won't be there this time (I'll be with the Navy in Newport), but I'll be able to catch up on all of the fantastic…

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Physician Expert Testimony

Physician Expert Testimony

Medscape has an interesting CME case study on physician expert testimony. And when I say interesting, I mean that it touches on a couple issues (albeit briefly) that are relevant to anyone providing this service, physician or nurse. Specifically, it…

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New Emergency Contraception Approved

New Emergency Contraception Approved

I love when people surprise me. Today, before our course started, one of the young (male) Army JAGs came up to me to discuss a news item he had read recently. He told me he had heard there was a…

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Immigration, Sexual Violence & Current Legal Climate

Immigration, Sexual Violence & Current Legal Climate

WCSAP is hosting a webinar Monday, August 30th at 11am PT: Immigration, Sexual Assault and the Current Legal Climate. Space is limited for this one, so register ASAP if you're interested. The featured speaker is Sonia Parras Konrad from ASISTA,…

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Weekly Wrap-Up

It's been an amazing week here in DC, as we have just finished up the inaugural offering of our National Institute for the Prosecution of Domestic Violence II, which took our first DV course to an entirely new level. But…

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SART Case Review

SART Case Review

Just a reminder: there is a complimentary session from SAFEta Source: SART Case Review. The session will be held next Tuesday, August 24th at 2pm ET. From the site: Presented by Linda Ledray, PhD, RN, FAAN, SANE-A, this webinar will…

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Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault Protocol

Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault Protocol

RTI, in collaboration with the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center is offering a web-based course: An Overview of DFSA SANE/SAFE/SART Protocol 1 (which means, presumably, there will be at least one more?). The live web course is being offered…

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Building DV Health Care Responses in Indian Country

Building DV Health Care Responses in Indian Country

The Family Violence Prevention Fund is hosting a webinar on building domestic violence health care responses in Indian country (scroll down to the 3rd entry). The webinar will be held September 21st from 11-12:30 PT and is free of charge.…

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Weekly Wrap-Up

It's been a busy week, and for me, the only one I'll have this month in the 216. I'm off tomorrow for 2 weeks in DC, which if we're being honest, is also now home (and that's complicated, because I…

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Articles of Note: August Edition

Articles of Note: August Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note. All of these are from the July/August issues and electronic previews. It's a bit brief this month, but there's some good stuff, particularly on DFSA. As always, please keep in mind this in…

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How SARTs Discuss Cases

How SARTs Discuss Cases

The Oregon Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force is hosting a SART-focused webinar: What Can We Talk About? Considerations for How SART Teams Discuss Sexual Assault Cases. The webinar will be August 17th from 11am-noon, PT. The session will be…

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Canada Update

I'd like to be able to add a flashy little icon over my Canada tab so that readers would automatically see when new content was posted there. Until then, I'll have to just keep adding short entries letting you know…

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Court Testimony

Court Testimony

And now for a wee bit of self-promotion: one of my AEQ partners, Jeff Greipp, and I will be teaching a webinar on court testimony, Wednesday September 8th from 2-3pm ET. It's being hosted by IAFN, and cost for members…

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Child Protection: Abuse Detection, Genital Mutilation & More

I'm back from Seoul (14 hours in coach--ugh), and although it was a truly amazing week, I'm glad to be back in the office this week, if only for a minute. There's much to post on, starting with a couple…

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Using DNA Evidence to Solve Missing Persons, Homicide, & Trafficking Cases

Greetings from Seoul. My connection has indeed been sporadic, so I'm happy to finally get a post up for the week. Thanks for your patience. NCVC's DNA Resource Center is hosting a free webinar August 11th at 3pm ET: Using…

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