Archive: February2011

Spot the Myths: Inviting Rape

Spot the Myths: Inviting Rape

Too many people either sent this to me directly or posted it to their Facebook pages for me not to include in another edition of Spot the Myths. This once has an added helping of awesomeness because the comments are…

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Conference on Crimes Against Women

Conference on Crimes Against Women

I promised my dear friend Jan Langbein that I would make mention of the upcoming multidisciplinary Conference on Crimes Against Women, March 28-30 in Dallas, TX. We will actually be putting on a forensic healthcare track this year for the 1st…

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Sex Tourism and the Victimization of Adolescents and Children

Sex Tourism and the Victimization of Adolescents and Children

My parent organization, PCAR, is offering a webinar April 12th, Sex Tourism and the Victimization of Adolescents and Children. The session will be held 10-12pm ET, and is free. Please note, registration closes April 8th. Summary: This webinar will provide…

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Building Sustainable Organizations

Building Sustainable Organizations

Another late addition to the webinar schedule, but you know how I like me a good sustainability session. OJJDP is hosting a free webinar Thursday, February 24th from 1-3pm ET, Building Sustainable Organizations: Developing Capacity from the Ground Up. You…

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A Conversation About Teen Dating Violence

A Conversation About Teen Dating Violence

A last minute addition to the webinar calendar: Break the Cycle is hosting a webinar February 23rd at 1pm ET, in support of Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month. Know More, Say More: A Conversation About Teen Dating Violence is free,…

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This week in the media…

This week in the media…

At the same time we have this: We also have this: Oy.

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Birth Control Sabotage & Pregnancy Coercion

Birth Control Sabotage & Pregnancy Coercion

The National Domestic Violence Hotline and the Family Violence Prevention Fund released a report today on birth control sabotage and pregnancy coercion. One in 4, my friends. That's the number of callers to the National Hotline reporting this as an…

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Mandatory Reporting, Clery Act, and Confidentiality on Campus

Mandatory Reporting, Clery Act, and Confidentiality on Campus

Greetings from Camp Lejeune, and apologies for my absence at the end of last week. Sometimes there's simply *no* way to keep up. Particularly with the travel schedule I am slogging through right now. But enough of that--let's talk campus…

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Nursing Education

Nursing Education

I get a ton of email and questions at conferences about nursing education. Most of it is from nurses who want to continue their education and aren't sure where they should head; some are from people who can't figure out…

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“Hunker Down” is not a Vision Statement

“Hunker Down” is not a Vision Statement

I don't often link to other blogs at FHO, but my friend and AEQ colleague, Rhonda Martinson, mentioned Casey Gwinn's post over at the Family Justice Center Alliance site, and all I can say is, Amen. “Hunker down” is not…

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Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury is hosting a webinar on compassion fatigue February 24th from 1-4pm ET. They have no info up yet on their site about the specifics of the session, but…

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Abusive Head Trauma Article

Abusive Head Trauma Article

For those of you who work with kids, check out today's article in the NY Times. You'll recognize Dr. Cindy Christian's name in the article if you attended the 2010 Annual Assembly. It's a very interesting read--I'll look forward to…

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Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship

Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship

I'm off to the 216, and then on to Pittsburgh for the week, but before I go, here's a cool offering: Facebook DC Live is hosting a session on internet safety and digital citizenship. Cynthia Fraser, Technology Safety Specialist at…

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No Commentary Needed

No Commentary Needed

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10cThe Daily Show on Facebook

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Domestic Violence and the Super Bowl

Domestic Violence and the Super Bowl

This Sunday is the Super Bowl here in the US, and this event's relationship to domestic violence seems to crop up every year. The Family Violence Prevention Fund has addressed it over at their site, including some talking points for…

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Teen Dating Violence

(Image from That's Not Cool) February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month. In honor of this, NCJRS has a dedicated page on publications and resources specifically on the topic. Also check out Break the Cycle's site; CDC's…

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10 Things: Managing Time

10 Things: Managing Time

Because of my ridiculous schedule and the number of projects I juggle, I get a lot of emails asking for tips and resources for managing time.  It seems people are overwhelmed at how much they have to do in their…

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