Archive: September2011

Articles of Note: September Edition

Articles of Note: September Edition

It’s time once again for Articles Note. These are a selection from the August, September and October peer-reviewed journals that feel particularly relevant to our practice. Remember, it’s in no way a comprehensive or exhaustive list, but it’s an excellent…

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Marital Rape

Marital Rape

Another new eLearning tool: NSVRC and VAWnet have released an online module on marital rape. It's definitely worth the time, and be sure to check out the resources listed in the final slide. It's intended for a multidisciplinary audience, so please…

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Honor Our Voices

Honor Our Voices

The folks at MINCAVA have a new online learning module, Honor Our Voices: Children's Perspectives of Domestic Violence. I haven't had a chance to go through it yet, but it's looks fascinating. You can read a full description about the…

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Facebook Privacy

Facebook Privacy

Facebook privacy issues come up here regularly because 1.) it impacts our patients; and 2.) it impacts those of us who provide expert testimony. An interesting post on what the issues are with the newest Facebook changes. It's a bit…

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Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Assault

Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Assault

UPDATE: View the segment here. Apologies for being absent for a few days--Alaska had me pretty busy, I confess. But I'm back in DC now, and there's all kind of interesting things happening around here. Including this: Vice President Biden will…

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Treatment Recommendations for Sexually Abused Adult Patients

Treatment Recommendations for Sexually Abused Adult Patients

Medscape has a CE offering for physicians and nurses: Treatment Recommendations for Sexually Abused Adult Patients. This is based on the article mentioned in this post (where you can download the pdf of the full text article free). The CEs are…

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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is No More

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is No More

Statement by the President on the Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Today, the discriminatory law known as ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ is finally and formally repealed. As of today, patriotic Americans in uniform will no longer have to lie…

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Forensic Nursing Documentary

Forensic Nursing Documentary

So have you checked out the trailer for the new forensic nursing documentary that will be shown at the Annual Scientific Assembly next month in Montreal? No? Here you go, then. You're welcome.

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Criminal Victimization, 2010

Criminal Victimization, 2010

Just a quick post as I toss my suitcase in the house and prepare to turn around and head to Baltimore for the final day of NSAC (with a newly acquired cold--ugh). For those of you who love yourselves some…

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The Repercussions of Bullying on Girls’ Futures

The Repercussions of Bullying on Girls’ Futures

The US Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a webinar, The Repercussions of Bullying on Girls' Futures (PDF). The session will be held on September 20th, 2pm ET. For those of you who cannot attend the live session, it…

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Care of the Adult Patient After Sexual Assault

Care of the Adult Patient After Sexual Assault

Many of you may have seen the recently published article by the New England Journal of Medicine, Care of the Adult Patient After Sexual Assault (it's available as a free full text article in PDF form). It was posted on the…

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We will always remember…

We will always remember…

From the brilliant folks at StoryCorps

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Helping Children Remember 9/11

Helping Children Remember 9/11

I'm wrapping up some work this weekend, and preparing to travel (naturally) tomorrow to Maxwell AFB, but this table, published here, seemed like a worthy post to commemorate the date. There are multiple resources on how to help children remember…

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What Jurors Are Thinking (or Why You Can’t Judge the Success of Your Practice on Court Outcomes)

What Jurors Are Thinking (or Why You Can’t Judge the Success of Your Practice on Court Outcomes)

Ever wonder what jurors are thinking during trial? Well, apparently sometimes they're thinking this, as seen in the recent Moreno trial (dubbed the unfortunate moniker "the Rape Cop trial" by the press): "What if the two became close? What if they hit it…

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Winner of the Child Fatality Review Giveaway

Winner of the Child Fatality Review Giveaway

Congratulations, Heather Ploeger: you are the winner of the Child Fatality Review giveaway. Please contact me at your earliest convenience so we can get you your book. And thanks to everyone's responses--I'm sure they were very helpful for he folks…

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Listening…Better

Listening…Better

It is a spectacularly dreary day here in DC, and the rain just doesn't want to end. So I am looking for all things motivating this morning, because there is significant appeal to crawling back into my giant white cloud…

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Advancing Sexual Health

Stay tuned tomorrow for the winner of the latest giveaway... Just back from Italy where I spent a most magical week away from pretty much everything (no work email, no texting, no cell phone, no Twitter, no Facebook--and only once…

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SAFEta Webinar Series

SAFEta Webinar Series

Don’t miss our current giveaway. Get all of the details here to enter. Because I frequently field questions on where people can find multidisciplinary online training on sexual assault-related topics, I want to remind readers that the 1st place to look is…

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Women and Children with HIV/AIDS

Women and Children with HIV/AIDS

Don’t miss our current giveaway. Get all of the details here to enter. Although not specific to forensic clinical issues, HIV/AIDS is important to understand--not just in terms of exposure, but also in terms of the realities for our patients who have…

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