Archive: August2011

Misconduct and Abuse by Faith Leaders

Misconduct and Abuse by Faith Leaders

Don’t miss our current giveaway. Get all of the details here to enter. The FaithTrust Institute has a fascinating webinar September 7th at 11am PT--Misconduct and Abuse by Faith Leaders: An International Conversation. A description of the session after the jump: From…

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Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Don’t miss our current giveaway. Get all of the details here to enter. Another workplace-related post for you, this time from the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence. They will be offering a session September 23rd from 2-3:30 pm ET--Domestic Violence and…

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Violence Prevention and OSHA

Violence Prevention and OSHA

Don’t miss our current giveaway. Get all of the details here to enter. Well, folks, I'm heading to Rome for what will be a week of pure vacation. No computer, no blackberry, no cell phone. Posts will continue while I'm away, but…

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Toolkit to Work with Latin@ Children

Toolkit to Work with Latin@ Children

Don’t miss our current giveaway. Get all of the details here to enter. Casa de Esperanza has an upcoming webinar, Toolkit to Work with Latin@ Children.  The session will be held September 28th, although they have not posted a time for this…

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The NO MORE Project

The NO MORE Project

Don’t miss our current giveaway. Get all of the details here to enter. Maybe you've seen the email, tweets or Facebook page about the NO MORE Project, but just in case, check out this incredible collaboration and the webinar that will introduce…

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Violence/Human Rights in JAMA

Violence/Human Rights in JAMA

Don't miss our current giveaway. Get all of the details here to enter. Just a quickie today as I am trying to get ready for a (slightly anxiety-provoking) trip to  South Carolina tomorrow. Assuming Irene gives me a break, I'll…

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Book Giveaway: Child Fatality Review

Our friends at STM Learning are back with a new book giveaway for FHO readers. Details on how to enter and what other special offers are available to readers after the jump: This month's giveaway is the Child Fatality Review…

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Online Human Trafficking Training for Healthcare Providers

Polaris Project tweeted this weekend about their online training module for healthcare providers, which I had flagged for posting and then somehow, never actually posted. So without further delay, their module, Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking in a Health…

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10 Things: Indicators A Program Is Lacking a Quality Assurance Process

10 Things: Indicators A Program Is Lacking a Quality Assurance Process

Unless you're brand new to the site, you already know I am a big proponent of quality assurance (QA) and peer review. As a part of my job I review a lot of medical records (nurse- and physician-generated), and there…

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Natural Disasters

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Natural Disasters

The Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury has an upcoming webinar: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Natural Disasters. The session will be held August 25th from 1-2:30 pm ET.  Speakers include Dr. Robert Ursano, Center for the…

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Balancing Patient Care & Law Enforcement Collaboration

Balancing Patient Care & Law Enforcement Collaboration

IAFN has a webinar coming up September 20th from 2-3pm ET: Balancing Patient Care and Law Enforcement Collaboration. Registration is not open yet, but let me tell you why you should sign up for this one as soon as possible:…

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Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

I'm on the road today, and by the looks of the rain and gloom outside, not to mention the chill in my hotel room, I am most certainly not in Hawaii any longer. Nope--welcome to Newport, RI, where I feel…

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Assisting Male Victims of Sexual Assault

Assisting Male Victims of Sexual Assault

OVC has a web forum coming up August 31st: Assisting Male Victims of Sexual Assault. Howard Fradkin, Ph.D., LICDC and Ken Followell, board members of Male Survivor, will be the featured presenters. The web forums begin at 2pm ET, but you…

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Talking to the Media

Talking to the Media

I had a question from an FHO reader about talking to the media, and I don't have a tremendous amount of insight on this topic, because I don't have a lot of experience in this realm. But there seem to…

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Just Rural Podcast Series

Just Rural Podcast Series

Yet another item that got buried in the queue of things waiting to get posted: NSVRC has a podcast series available that's a great resource for those of you working in rural areas. The Just Rural Podcast Series includes 4…

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A Question for the Readers: Smoking and Injury

A Question for the Readers: Smoking and Injury

Can anyone give me the science on smoking and increased skin friability? I am well-aware of the research around wound healing in smokers (see here as an example), but can anyone point me to published articles on tissue actually injuring…

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All Tatt’d Up

All Tatt’d Up

Lauren Gueriera, please email me with your contact info--you are the winner of the temporary tattoos. For those of you who want them, but didn't win, you can find them all in the FHO Store. Thanks to all who posted…

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Back on the Road

Many of you probably don't know this, but for the 1st time in 5 years I did something really revolutionary (at least in my life): I took an airport sabbatical. For more than 2 months now, I have not engaged…

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Veto Violence

Veto Violence

The twittersphere has been awash with Veto Violence posts, so some of you may be familiar with this site already. If you're not, you should head on over and spend some quality time trolling through the different sections. It's a…

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Twitter (Where are you, people?)

This is a post for the forensic nurses, so the rest of you please look away for a sec... Okay, now that it's just us, I need to ask you--where are you guys? I see you all over Facebook, but…

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