Archive: May2011

Competencies Needed by Health Professionals for Addressing Exposure to Violence and Abuse in Patient Care

Competencies Needed by Health Professionals for Addressing Exposure to Violence and Abuse in Patient Care

I've been waiting for these to be available electronically for awhile now. As promised, Competencies Needed by Health Professionals for Addressing Exposure to Violence and Abuse in Patient Care (PDF) is now available for download from the Academy on Violence and…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Several organizations are collaborating on resources to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15th. There will be 2 online events held on that day. The 1st is a blog radio segment featuring a panel of experts discussing abuse in…

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Unanalyzed Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases

Unanalyzed Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases

NIJ has a new publication on the DNA kit backlog, The Road Ahead: Unanalyzed Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases (PDF). From the Introduction: "Untested sexual assault evidence is being discovered in police evidence rooms all across the country. In this report,…

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Assessing and Intervening in the Home with Victims of IPV

Assessing and Intervening in the Home with Victims of IPV

The National AIA Resource Center has a teleconference series that includes Assessing and Intervening in the Home with Victims of Intimate Partner Violence. The session will take place June 7th, at 10am PT. Cost to register is per phone line at $25 (that…

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Who says the CDC doesn’t have a sense of humor?

Who says the CDC doesn’t have a sense of humor?

Meant to post this last week when it came out...

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Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking

Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking

Just heard about this one: The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Kennedy School of Government is hosting a free webinar: Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking. The session will be held from 2-4pm ET on May 25th.…

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Safety Planning

Safety Planning

The Family Justice Center Alliance is hosting a webinar on safety planning, May 26th from 9-10:30 am PT. Participation is free, but advanced registration is required. From the site: Safety Planning is a critical element to providing services to a…

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Articles of Note: May Edition

Articles of Note: May Edition

I'm getting ready to head to Austin, where I hope I will see many of you at this year's SANE-SART Conference. However, right now it is time once again for Articles of Note. All of these are from the late…

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Women’s Day of Action to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Nobel Women's Initiative invites you to join us online for a Women's Day of Action to End Sexual Violence in Conflict on May 26, 2011. The day of action will target governments encouraging them to give this topic the attention it deserves --…

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Spent

Spent

Many of our patients are judged on the choices they make. Living in poverty makes them even more susceptible to judgment, particularly by those who don't live in poverty. In this day and age of calls for cutting Planned Parenthood…

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Reporting on Rape

Reporting on Rape

...I'm just saying, I might want to make out with this guy a little bit.

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Transgendered Sexual Violence

Transgendered Sexual Violence

SAFEta Source will be presenting a webinar on transgendered sexual violence on Thursday, June 30th at 2pm ET. The National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations of Adults and Adolescents encourages a victim centered approach to caring for patients who have…

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LGBT Bullying

LGBT Bullying

A small teaser for this month's Articles of Note: The Family Acceptance Project at San Francisco State University is "the only community research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to decrease major health and related risks for lesbian, gay,…

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Impact of Trauma on Women and Girls: Women in the Military

Impact of Trauma on Women and Girls: Women in the Military

The US Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health has been hosting a webinar series I have just discovered: the Impact of Trauma on Women and Girls Across the Lifespan. The latest offering in the series will…

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Our newest winner…

Congratulations, Dee Ballard! You are the winner of STM Learning’s Medical Response to Child Sexual Abuse: A Resource for Professionals Working with Children and Families. Please contact me to make arrangements for your book. And thanks to everyone who answered this…

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Risk Assessment: Battered Women v. Professionals

Risk Assessment: Battered Women v. Professionals

Don’t forget we have a new giveaway going on here at FHO. Just answer the question to be in the running for a copy of Medical Response to Child Sexual Abuse. Don't wait--you only have until Friday, May 6th at noon ET…

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A Survivor’s Journey

A Survivor’s Journey

Don’t forget we have a new giveaway going on here at FHO. Just answer the question to be in the running for a copy of Medical Response to Child Sexual Abuse. Please join Futures Without Violence for a free webinar May 10th…

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Gang-Related Violence Against Women and Girls

Gang-Related Violence Against Women and Girls

Don’t forget we have a new giveaway going on here at FHO. Just answer the question to be in the running for a copy of Medical Response to Child Sexual Abuse. AEquitas is offering a couple webinars this month. The one that…

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Rape in America

Rape in America

Don't forget we have a new giveaway going on here at FHO. Just answer the question to be in the running for a copy of Medical Response to Child Sexual Abuse. My friends over at the Oregon Attorney General's Sexual…

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