Archive: December2010

Putting 2010 to Bed

Putting 2010 to Bed

And honestly, not a moment too soon. This will be my last post for the year. Tomorrow I am going to enjoy my daughter and my partner, and head to Baltimore to ring in the new year with good friends.…

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Felony Charges for Physician in Whistle-Blower Case

Felony Charges for Physician in Whistle-Blower Case

Remember the saga of the 2 nurses in Texas who were fired and faced felony charges for bringing an anonymous complaint against a physician with whom they worked? One was tried and acquitted, the other had her charges dropped, but…

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Injury Surveillance

Injury Surveillance

WHO has an upcoming webinar on Injury Surveillance,  January 13th at 10:00 CET (click here to convert this to your time zone). Participation is free, but requires signing up for their webinar mailing list in order to get an invite…

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STD Slideshow from Medscape

STD Slideshow from Medscape

What could be better on a Monday morning than an STD slideshow? Right. I figure this 1st day back to work post-Christmas, I'd give you all something easy. Especially since so many folks are off this week. Over at Medscape they…

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

I'm finishing up a trip to Naples, FL, and will be attempting to navigate several airports at the same time many of you will be reading this post. I'll be doing the whirlwind trip to the CLE for Christmas before…

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Impact of Domestic Violence on the Workplace

Impact of Domestic Violence on the Workplace

JWI's National Alliance to End Domestic Abuse is hosting a webinar January 11th from 12-1pm ET, Domestic Violence: Its Impact on the Workplace. The webinar is free, but preregistration is necessary. The discussion will be led by Kim Wells, Executive Director…

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Military Experience, Trauma, and Intimate Partner Violence

Military Experience, Trauma, and Intimate Partner Violence

BWJP, NRCDV and NNEDV are co-hosting two more webinars in their series, Military Experience, Trauma and Intimate Partner Violence. The 1st is January 12th from 2-3:30: Challenges Faced by Female Veterans. The speakers will be Anu Bhagwati, Executive Director, and Rachel…

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Interesting Campaigns

This week, several new sexual violence-related campaigns have come across my desk--actually, across my Facebook page, which is far better organized than my desk. I thought I'd take a minute to share them, as they are all very different, but…

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Online CEUs from the Annual Scientific Assembly

Online CEUs from the Annual Scientific Assembly

Did you miss out on some sessions this year in Pittsburgh? Did you miss out on Pittsburgh altogether? Well, you can get the audio recordings of some of the sessions over at the IAFN Online CE site. If you attended,…

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Medscape Odds and Ends

Medscape Odds and Ends

Over at Medscape, there are a few things of interest I thought I'd share. The 1st is from their roundup of the most read nursing articles of 2010. Not surprisingly, the 2nd most read article of the year was this…

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Serving Crime Victims with Mental Illness

Serving Crime Victims with Mental Illness

OVC is sponsoring a web forum December 16th at 2pm ET: Serving Crime Victims with Mental Illness. The offering is a question and answer session in real time, although it is archived for viewing as able. I have to admit…

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Transgender Youth Survivors: Understanding, Serving, Celebrating

Transgender Youth Survivors: Understanding, Serving, Celebrating

WCSAP is hosting a webinar December 16th from 11-12:15 pm PT, Transgender Youth Services: Understanding, Serving, Celebrating. The session will be led by Michael Munson and Loree Cook-Daniels of FORGE. The session is free; register for it here. From the…

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Articles of Note: December Edition

Articles of Note: December Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note. All of these are from the late November/December/January 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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VetoViolence

VetoViolence

If you're a Facebook user, definitely check out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new site, VetoViolence. It's billed as the CDC's online prevention portal, and I'm looking forward to seeing how it's used. It's brand new, so there's…

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Human Trafficking Resources

Human Trafficking Resources

For the next couple weeks, with so few online offers taking place live, I will be highlighting resources that might be helpful to forensic clinicians and allied professionals. Let's start with one of my regularly visited sources for information, VAWNet.…

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Competing Meanings of Childhood

Competing Meanings of Childhood

Stop It Now is hosting a webinar December 7th from 9am, Competing Meanings of Childhood: Implications for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention. From the site: "As a child and family serving professional, have you ever thought about how assumptions about childhood…

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10 Things: Gifts for Your Team

10 Things: Gifts for Your Team

Happy Hanukkah to those of you celebrating. I'll be attending the National Menorah Lighting here in DC tonight, and in the spirit of gift-giving holidays everywhere, I have compiled 10 gifts perfect for giving to members of your team. Even…

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