Archive: March2012

#NCHDV

#NCHDV

One of the things I really appreciate about Twitter is the ability to follow the happenings at a conference I can't attend. And so it is with the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence, going on this week in…

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This year's theme is healthy sexuality, which I think is a theme particularly well-suited to healthcare providers. Head over to the NSVRC site (or here for Spanish) to check out their resources and events, including…

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The Fight Against Bullies

The Fight Against Bullies

The movie Bully opens in the US tomorrow and Clear Channel and Care.com are making contributions to an anti-bullying organization every time someone watches the trailer on their page. Check out the movie trailer and info about the campaign here.…

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PreventConnect 2012 Webinar Schedule

PreventConnect 2012 Webinar Schedule

Pardon the lazy vacation post, please: our friends at PreventConnect have posted their 2012 webinar schedule. You should go take a peak. I'll wait...

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WHO Short Courses: Prevention of Family Violence in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

WHO Short Courses: Prevention of Family Violence in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

WHO is offering a webinar, which "will focus on capacity for the prevention of family violence, and present WHO's recently developed comprehensive training packages on the prevention of child maltreatment and the  prevention of intimate partner and sexual violence." The session…

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Articles of Note: March Edition

Articles of Note: March Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note. This month's is basically stuff from the 1st quarter. I included a couple of January articles I missed in earlier editions, so you'll see articles as far back as the beginning of the…

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The Impact of Trauma on Women and Girls Across the Lifespan

The Impact of Trauma on Women and Girls Across the Lifespan

The US Department of Health and Human Services has a webinar series, The Impact of Trauma on Women and Girls Across the Lifespan. Their next offering is March 27th, 2pm ET, Disaster Behavioral Health: Lessons Learned from the Past Decade. However,…

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National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children

National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children

Sorry about no post yesterday--zero internet access, which is rare these days. But after a productive day with the Marines on the west coast I am headed home for a few days. And I wanted to make sure you've seen…

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#Ididnotreport

#Ididnotreport

A wicked case of insomnia left me trolling the Internet all night. One of the most interesting reads? #Ididnotreport on Twitter. Search the hash tag to see the overwhelming number of responses about why assaults go unreported. Compelling to say…

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Project Unbreakable

Project Unbreakable

Several of you sent this over my way, and many more of you posted it on your Facebook pages, and/or tweeted it, so I thought I'd get it up here. Check out Project Unbreakable's tumblr site here for more info,…

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Spotlight on Bullying & Harassment

Spotlight on Bullying & Harassment

The National Women's Law Center is hosting a webinar Thursday, March 22nd from 3:30-4:30 ET-- Spotlight on Bullying and Harassment: The Law and One School's Response. I'm particularly interested in the content as the parent of a pre-teen, and not just…

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Clinicians’ Duties in the Use of Online Information

Clinicians’ Duties in the Use of Online Information

Medscape has an interesting CME article about social media use in their Emergency Medicine section that I thought was worth a mention. We talk a lot here about social media use by clinicians, but Medscape's focus isn't on what we put…

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Eating Disorders and Sexual Violence

Eating Disorders and Sexual Violence

Just a quick note today, as I'm blogging from my iPad: check out NSVRC's newest collection, Eating Disorders and Sexual Violence. I'm really looking forward to exploring the collection myself.

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Some Friday Distraction

Some Friday Distraction

I have spent much of this week slogging through research, but I've accomplished what I needed to get accomplished today, and on top of that my household is returning to what passes for normal around here. I'm ready to finish…

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Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health

Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health

There is a relatively new National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health, and wouldn't you know it--they're offering some webinars. They're nice enough to archive them, too, so there are several now available for listening. Currently archived: What…

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Working with LGBTQ Survivors 101

Working with LGBTQ Survivors 101

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs is hosting a webinar: Working with LGBTQ Survivors 101. The session will be held March 19th from 2-3:30pm ET. Register for it here. From the site: This interactive training will educate participants on the…

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Glossary of Research Terms

Glossary of Research Terms

Love this! NSVRC has published a glossary of research terms (PDF): This glossary is presented to assist advocates in understanding commonly used terms when reading, understanding and evaluating research. This glossary drew from several sources, which are listed at the end of this…

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Updated Clinical Guides

Updated Clinical Guides

Just something to make note of: I have updated several of the clinical guides to reflect new research in recently published journals. The consensual sex injury guide is one of the most popular item here at FHO (and my most…

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Ethical and Effective Testimony

I will be doing a webinar on Ethical and Effective Testimony (along with AEQ Director, Jennifer Long) for SAFEta Source. The session will be held April 10th from 2-3:30pm ET and is free. You can register here. This is one…

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Organizing the Work of Sexual Assault Response Teams

Organizing the Work of Sexual Assault Response Teams

The Battered Women's Justice Project is hosting a webinar, Organizing the Work of Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs). It will be held March 22nd from 2-3:30pm ET. Leah Lutz, from the Sexual Violence Justice Initiative at MNCASA will be the…

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