Archive: May2012

SART Evaluation

SART Evaluation

One of my favorite questions to ask colleagues when we do a testimony training is, How do you know what you know? (followed closely by, Why do you do what you do?). In fact, I'll ask those questions several times…

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Who Will Show Up?

Who Will Show Up?

Greetings from Lawrence, Kansas! Medscape has a reprint of an interesting article from the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing: Who will show up? Estimating ability and willingness of essential hospital personnel to report to work in response to a…

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The Brain, Body and Trauma

The Brain, Body and Trauma

NSVRC has a brand new elearning opportunity available. The Brain, Body and Trauma is described on their site as "... an overview of the neurobiological and psychological implications of sexually violent trauma and the information and skills necessary for victim service…

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Happy Weekend (sigh)

Happy Weekend (sigh)

My soldier-partner is at home this weekend, and coincidentally so am I, so for the 1st time since March we will have an entire 4 days together. Our weekend will be cooking, organizing and gardening (with extra time built in…

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Articles of Note: May Edition

Articles of Note: May Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, a tad late this month I realize. These are a selection from the late April/May/June new releases, and it's a pretty varied bunch. As usual, this is not meant to be an exhaustive…

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Trafficked

Trafficked

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! The BBC has a new 4-part series available online--Trafficked: Sex Slaves Seduced and Sold. It's described as follows: "Every year thousands of women are forced into prostitution and traded from Mexico…

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Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! The CDC has just released a new publication for all of my peds colleagues out there: Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma: Recommended Definitions for Public Health Surveillance and Research (PDF). Aside from the succinct overview of…

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VAWA Update Call

VAWA Update Call

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! For those of you US readers interested and able to participate, the White House is hosting a phone conference Thursday, May 24th at 12:30 EDT to provide "an update call on…

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Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking: Public/Private Partnerships

Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking: Public/Private Partnerships

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! The  Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School has a free webinar coming up next week. Best Practices to…

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PREA Readiness

PREA Readiness

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! The National PREA Resource Center and the Vera Institute are hosting a webinar: PREA Readiness (PDF). It will be held May 22nd from 12:30-2pm ET. Register for the session here. Read more…

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Healing Trauma’s Invisible Wounds

Healing Trauma’s Invisible Wounds

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! I didn't realize, but May is Mental Health Month. Mental Health America has a new toolkit available, Healing Trauma's Invisible Wounds, which "focuses on the impact of traumatic events on individuals…

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Farmworkers and Sexual Violence

Farmworkers and Sexual Violence

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! Human Rights Watch has released a new report, Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment. A quote from the press release that I found particularly important…

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Fighting Back

Fighting Back

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! I'm headed to Flagstaff for what looks to be a pretty fantastic day of training with AZ nurses, so just a quick post today on an article in the New Republic…

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Suicidality Within the Context of Sexual Assault

Suicidality Within the Context of Sexual Assault

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! This is a really fantastic topic for a webinar--hopefully it's not too late to register. The Massachusetts Department of Health's Suicide Prevention Program is offering a free webinar on May 18th.…

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IAFN Webinar Series

IAFN Webinar Series

Don't forget we have a giveaway going on through May 25th! IAFN has announced its 2012 webinar series. Webinars are $15 each for members ($30 for non-members) and will garner nurses 1 CEU. Click through to see the schedule and…

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New Giveaway: Sexual Assault 2-Volume Set

Our friends at STM Learning have given us another book (or in this case, set of books and companion CD-ROM) to giveaway to one lucky FHO reader. Click through for more information, including details about how to enter. The winner…

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Innovation

Innovation

Last night I was able to spend some quality time on the phone with one of my most trusted and cherished friends. Val has always supported my wild and seemingly improbably ideas, and has a penchant for pretty expansive thinking…

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Child Sexual Abuse: Health Consequences and Role of the Health Care Provider

Child Sexual Abuse: Health Consequences and Role of the Health Care Provider

The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse is offering a webinar May 23rd from 11-12:30 PDT. Child Sexual Abuse: Health Consequences and Role of the Health Care Provider is being presented by Judith Cohen, MD, Medical Director, Center for Traumatic Stress…

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Family Violence Prevention and Health Practice e-Journal

Family Violence Prevention and Health Practice e-Journal

The Spring 2012 edition of the Family Violence Prevention and Health Practice e-Journal is now available. Published by Futures Without Violence, it's worth a once-over. Click through for this issue's contents and links. I was particularly interested in the 1st…

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Happy Nurses’ Week

Our friend, Jen posted this on Facebook and it was simply too on point not to share. Happy Nurses' Week to all of my friends and colleagues around the globe.

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