Archive: April2011

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is right around the corner (May 8th), and there are plenty of ways to recognize the important women in your life while also benefiting some worthy organizations. If you are looking for something special, check out some of…

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New Giveaway!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. After a brief hiatus, we are back with a new giveaway from our friends at STM Learning. This is a good one, folks--perfect for augmenting your library, assisting other members of your SART or MDT,…

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Using DNA in Non-Stranger Sexual Assault Cases

Using DNA in Non-Stranger Sexual Assault Cases

Sorry for the late post, but I'm a big Patti Powers fan, and she's featured in an NCVC webinar April 28th, so I figured I'd sneak this one in: Using DNA in Non-Stranger Sexual Assault Cases will be offered at 1pm,…

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td411.org

The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence has a cool new teen dating project, td411.org. The site offers multimedia information on healthy dating and electronic victimization, with several interactive areas and a variety of resources (not limited to Connecticut). What's more,…

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Immigrants and Domestic Violence

Immigrants and Domestic Violence

Casa de Esperanza has a webinar coming up next week-- Immigrants and Domestic Violence: Accessing Services, Systems and Support. The session will be held on April 27th from 2-3:15 pm CT and is free of charge. From the site: While great…

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Articles of Note: April Edition

Articles of Note: April Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note. All of these are from the late March/April/May (and in 1 case, July--go figure) issues and electronic previews. As always, please keep in mind this in no way a comprehensive list; simply items…

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VAWnet…hello, good looking.

VAWnet…hello, good looking.

Hey, have you seen the VAWnet site lately? I have been totally remiss in mentioning how much I like the revamp. The homepage is a touch busy for my tastes, but it's a definite improvement. Much more user-friendly. Well done,…

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10 Things: Statements I’d Prefer to Never Hear Again

10 Things: Statements I’d Prefer to Never Hear Again

I have, in my time, been privy to statements made by fellow forensic nurses that make me grind my teeth (or in the case of #1, stick a fork in my eye). I heard a new one today, inspiring this brief rant.…

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Violence in Black and White

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced today, and the 2011 winner for featured photography is Barbara Davidson from the LA Times. She was awarded the prize for a series she did on the aftermath of gang violence, and the images are…

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IPV Identification; and Also, Excuses

This is Rainey. She's my new niece and she's to blame for me not finishing this month's Articles of Note. What can I say...priorities. As an olive branch, I offer you one of the more interesting articles published in the…

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Updates

Sorry for a paucity of posts. I had hoped to post the AVA Competencies document I mentioned to folks at EVAW this week, but alas, a PDF version is nowhere to be found (come one, people, it's 2011--this stuff should…

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Reproductive Coercion

Reproductive Coercion

PreventConnect's latest newsletter features a podcast with researcher Dr. Elizabeth Miller focusing on reproductive coercion and the implications for primary prevention of teen dating violence and sexual violence. You can listen to the 16 minute piece here.

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2011 Webinar Series on Victim Centered Care

2011 Webinar Series on Victim Centered Care

SAFEta has announced its roster of webinars for 2011, and it's a fantastic lineup. As always, their webinars are free and will be archived in case you can't attend the live offering. (UPDATED: Register for the May 12th session here.)…

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Moral Distress: In the News and In Practice

Warning: this post contains both political commentary, which you know is a bit of an irregularity for this site, along with clinical info. If you aren't interested in my politics, feel free to skip this post altogether. Any opinions expressed…

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Highlighting Public Health Contributions to Violence Prevention

Highlighting Public Health Contributions to Violence Prevention

The Safe States Alliance is hosting a webinar highlighting public health contributions to violence prevention, April 19th from 2-3:30 pm ET. The session will emphasize how state and local health departments have successfully used their unique strengths to contribute to violence…

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Cases Involving Adult Victims of Sexual Assault

Cases Involving Adult Victims of Sexual Assault

The National Judicial Education Program (NJEP) announces the launch of its newest online resource where visitors can access 11 easy-to-present modules and resources for in-person training on cases involving adult victims of sexual assault. These materials provide information and valuable…

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Briefing on Violence and Abuse

Briefing on Violence and Abuse

This Thursday, April 7th, if you're in the DC area, consider attending a congressional lunch briefing sponsored by the National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse. Please note, registration for the event is required. Congressional Lunch Briefing with Honorary Co-Chairs Senator…

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2011

As you know, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Please check out NSVRC's dedicated pages for great info and a calendar of events. Please note, materials are in English and Spanish.

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