Archive: December2011

Mandatory Reporting and Confidentiality

Mandatory Reporting and Confidentiality

Vera Institute of Justice is offering a webinar on January 17th as part of their Accessing Safety Initiative, which "promotes collaborations between disability and victim service organizations and enhances organizational capacity to serve Deaf survivors and survivors with disabilities". The…

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Happy New Year

It's an exciting weekend here at FHO. Little brother is getting married tonight. And tomorrow I'm packing up the partner, the kid and the pup and heading to Baltimore to ring in the New Year with friends. Here's hoping you…

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Goodbye, 2011

Goodbye, 2011

I've been looking over my stats from 2011, and I thought you might be interested in what was popular in 2011, and who visited our happy little site. Would you be surprised that the #1 search term that lands people…

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DoD Sexual Assault Report & New Policies

DoD Sexual Assault Report & New Policies

The US Department of Defense just released a report on sexual assaults in military service academies (PDF), along with information about 2 new sexual assault policies  (transfers for victims and maintenance of records). You can find an overview of the information…

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Forensic Compliance Update

Forensic Compliance Update

SAFEta and EVAW are hosting a joint webinar, Forensic Compliance: Where Do We Stand in 2012? The session will actually be offered twice--February 7th and February 16th, at 2pm ET. Kim Day and Kim Lonsway, from the above organizations, respectively, will be…

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Screening for Domestic Violence

Screening for Domestic Violence

Hope everyone has had a lovely holiday, thus far. I'm back in the office for the week (and actually at home for 2 entire weeks before the travel crazy begins anew), slogging through the emails and voicemails. Plenty of interesting…

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Vacation

Vacation

FHO is on vacation this week. A very merry holiday season to you all. We'll be lighting candles for 8 nights AND waiting to see what goodies are under the tree, so it'll be a festive and full week for…

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NISVS Fact Sheet

NISVS Fact Sheet

As a follow up to yesterday's post, CDC has also created a two page fact sheet (PDF) that would be a great inclusion for staff meetings, clinical in-services and conversations with potential funders.

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National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

Results from the CDC's 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS)  have just been released. You can read the Summary Report here (PDF); the briefer (8 page) Executive Summary here (PDF). Some of the bleak stats: **Nearly 1 in 5…

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The Twice-Victimized of Sexual Assault

The Twice-Victimized of Sexual Assault

In what appears to be the 1st in a series they are doing on the issue (next week's article will focus on care of sexual assault victims), the New York Times published a beautiful piece yesterday, The Twice-Victimized of Sexual…

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In the News Today

In the News Today

UPDATED 12/15/11 With the massive amount of media buzz surrounding Jerry Sandusky's pretrial hearing (or waiving there of, as I have just read), I figured I'd point you toward a couple of recently posted (related) resources at the NSVRC site.…

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10 Things: Gifts for Colleagues

10 Things: Gifts for Colleagues

Still have some shopping to do for trusted team members and other colleagues? Allow me to make some suggestions. A new 10 Things: Gifts for Colleagues after the jump... Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High: You know what…

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Self-Care in the Wake of Intense Media Coverage

Self-Care in the Wake of Intense Media Coverage

I'm headed to the 216 for some quality family time, to practice a little self-care of my own in the wake of some very trying times. I leave you with this blog post over at Psychology Today by Olga Trujillo:…

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Sexual Assault in the Military

Sexual Assault in the Military

I spent several days this week teaching for the Marine Corps; one day with the prosecutors and one day with defense. So I definitely have been thinking about the issue of sexual assault in the military and their criminal justice…

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Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence in Native Country

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence in Native Country

The Family Justice Center Alliance is hosting a webinar on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence in Native Country. The webinar will be December 13th from 1-2:30 pm ET. You can register for the session here. From the announcement: Presenter Rhonda…

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Articles of Note: December Edition

Articles of Note: December Edition

With it being a slow time of year for educational offerings, I'm thrilled the research journals hold some amazing treasures. This month feels particularly useful, especially if you're a pediatrics person. As always, this is not a comprehensive overview of…

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