Archive: November2010

World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day. Different countries are marking the day with a variety of events: US: http://www.worldaidsday.org/ UK: http://www.worldaidsday.org/ Australia: http://www.worldaidsday.org.au/ World AIDS Campaign: http://www.worldaidscampaign.org/en/World-AIDS-Day For global information about the link between violence against women and HIV, here…

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Building Healthcare Leadership, Round 2

Building Healthcare Leadership, Round 2

The Family Violence Prevention Fund is offering a 2nd webinar on healthcare leadership, Building Health Care Leadership: A Systems Advocacy Approach to Addressing Domestic Violence in the Health Care System. The 1st was offered in July; however, this will not just…

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Gratitude

Gratitude

This year has been (without exaggeration), the most painful and difficult, and also the most amazing year of my life. As the holidays approach, I can only spend a little time reflecting on just how far I have traveled this year…

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Medscape Roundup

Medscape Roundup

Medscape has a few new articles of interest I thought I'd post. They're always good for recent research recaps, and as always, they're free to access. You just need to register over at the site, if you haven't done so…

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Batterer Intervention Programs

Batterer Intervention Programs

I frequently get asked to comment on the efficacy of batterer intervention programs when I teach on the subject of domestic violence. The truth is, this is pretty far outside my scope of practice, so I can't offer much on…

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Archived DNA Webinars

Archived DNA Webinars

We've been talking a lot about DNA here at work over the past several days, so I thought I would repost some previously delivered (now archived) webinars on a variety of DNA-related topics over at NCVC. NCVC's DNA Resource Center…

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Articles of Note: November Edition

Articles of Note: November Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note. All of these are from the October/November/December 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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Grant Writing and Management Academy

Grant Writing and Management Academy

BJA has a Grant Writing and Management Academy available free, online for anyone interested in applying for (or already receiving) federal grants. It provides pretty fantastic training for prospective and seasoned writers alike, and includes topics like problem validation and data…

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Sexual Assault Kit Evidence

Sexual Assault Kit Evidence

NIJ has issued a solicitation, Strategic Approaches to Sexual Assault Kit Evidence: An Action Research Projects, to identify solutions to the nationwide problem of untested evidence in sexual assault cases. A webinar will be offered in conjunction with the solicitation,…

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Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day

A heartfelt thank you to all the veterans out there, and a special shout out to the Army JAGs with whom I am fortunate enough to work and call friends.

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Child Abuse in Lesbian Families

Child Abuse in Lesbian Families

The National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study (NLLFS) has published new data regarding the incidence of child abuse in lesbian families. The study “has been following and reporting on a cohort of planned lesbian families with children conceived through donor insemination…the…

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10 Things: Truisms in Forensic Healthcare

10 Things: Truisms in Forensic Healthcare

My friend and colleague Jen and I have been teaching a DV course in Maine (love those Maine folks, BTW, and not just because they feed us lobster). In our discussions today, we touched on a few things that end…

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“Advanced” Consent

“Advanced” Consent

There's an interesting case in Canada right now that I am watching, as many of you probably are. It addresses the issue of  advanced consent (their term, not mine). The crux of the matter hinges on a critical question: Can…

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Stalking in the Workplace Webinar Series

Stalking in the Workplace Webinar Series

Happy Forensic Nurses Week, everyone. Hopefully you are coming up with some creative ways of honoring colleagues (or, you know, yourself--always good, too). Today, I am pleased to share a new webinar series presented by NCVC's Stalking Resource Center: Stalking…

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Forensic Nurses Week is 11/8-12

Next week is Forensic Nurses Week. It is, without question, a fantastic opportunity to celebrate your team or reach out to the media for a bit of publicity about all the good work you and your colleagues do. If you…

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Sexual Violence & People with Disabilities

Sexual Violence & People with Disabilities

TAASA is hosting a webinar on November 9th from 10-11:30 am CT: Sexual Violence and People with Disabilities. The session will be repeated November 30th, from 1-2:30 pm CT. Michelle Schwartz from SafePlace in Austin, TX will be the featured…

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The Line

The Line

Women's eNews and NSVRC are co-hosting a live viewing of Nancy Schwartzman's film, The Line, in NYC next week. The viewing will be held November 10th from 6-8pm at the Women's eNews HQ (6 Barclay St., 6th Floor). In addition…

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Domestic Violence and the Military

Domestic Violence and the Military

The Family Justice Center Alliance is sponsoring a free webinar, Tuesday, November 11th at 9am PT: Domestic Violence and the Military. Deborah Tucker, Executive Director of the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, will be the featured speaker. From…

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Workplaces Respond to Domestic & Sexual Violence

Workplaces Respond to Domestic & Sexual Violence

Allow me to first say, what a fantastic week in Pittsburgh. Definitely one of the best Assemblies yet. And for all of you new readers just making our acquaintance here at FHO, welcome to our wonky little site. I was…

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