Archive: July2012

Clinical Guide: Evaluating Research

Clinical Guide: Evaluating Research

First off, apologies for my absence yesterday. Migraines have been getting the best of me on and off for the past week, and yesterday I finally just surrendered. But I'm back today, and because I'm a giant nerd, there's a…

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Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

In keeping with yesterday's post, I was happy to discover that VAWnet announced its newest special collection today (what timing!), Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence. And for those of you who feel like, as healthcare providers this…

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A Conversation with Tony Porter

A Conversation with Tony Porter

Tony Porter is a co-founder of A Call to Men. I've had the pleasure of hearing him speak before, and TEDxWomen has hosted him in the past. Along with the video they have a conversation with him posted on their…

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Keeping SANE/SAFE Programs Healthy

Keeping SANE/SAFE Programs Healthy

I have a guest post today over at the EVAW International blog on keeping SANE/SAFE programs healthy. I hope you'll go check it out!

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Since Last We Spoke, 7-23-12

Since Last We Spoke, 7-23-12

It was a pretty difficult news weekend; I tried to force myself to read more than just coverage of the Aurora shootings. As it turns out, there were some pretty insightful pieces written on Aurora, mainly on the need for gun control.…

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#Aurora

#Aurora

I'm profoundly sad about the news out of Aurora today. Denver was my home for 6 years while I was in graduate school and I still have many friends there. This is the 2nd mass shooting in the area since…

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Understanding National Rape Statistics

Understanding National Rape Statistics

NSVRC has a new, free online course, Understanding National Rape Statistics. From the site: This 30 minute interactive course is adapted from the Applied Research Paper, Understanding National Rape Statistics (PDF) by Dean Kilpatrick and Jenna McCauley. Participants will understand how and why rape statistics…

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Workplace Stress and Trauma Informed Care

Workplace Stress and Trauma Informed Care

The US Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health is offering a webinar, Workplace Stress and Trauma Informed Care. The session will take place July 30th at 2pm CT. Dr. Sandra Bloom will be the featured speaker.…

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The Social MEDia Course

So how cool is this? Yesterday, during a break between presentations, I was talking with a group of participants (one of whom was live tweeting my sessions) about my hope to see more nurses embrace Twitter and other types of…

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Since Last We Spoke 7-16-12

Since Last We Spoke 7-16-12

I'm in Nashville, TN today for what I anticipate will be some great conversation on issues such as medical testimony and sustainability. Travel always gives me a time to catch up on some reading (I try very hard not to…

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Violence *is* a Public Health Issue

Violence *is* a Public Health Issue

The immense frustration I feel at this story of one southern governor who feels that anti-violence programs don't need a line item in the Department of Health's budget because sexual and domestic violence programs "distract" from the public health mission…

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Can a Stitch in Time Save Nine?

Can a Stitch in Time Save Nine?

I've featured Ed Gavagan on this site before, but this time, I have a video of his talk about survival, filmed here in DC at the 2012 TEDMED gathering. The last minute is really something.

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Child Sexual Abuse Examinations: Interpreting Acute and Chronic Physical Findings

Child Sexual Abuse Examinations: Interpreting Acute and Chronic Physical Findings

Just a reminder that the next IAFN webinar in the 2012 series is coming up July 25th from 2-3:15pm. Child Sexual Abuse Exams: Intepreting Acute and Chronic Physical Findings is going to be presented by one of my favorite peds…

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Since Last We Spoke 7-9-12

Since Last We Spoke 7-9-12

I know I'm not alone in saying that this heat wave that so many of us have been experiencing has been pretty brutal. While the oppressive temps seem to be breaking a bit, there hasn't been much motivation to leave…

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Endgame

Endgame

Yesterday, Fresh Air featured the upcoming Frontline documentary, Endgame: AIDS in Black America, which made me realize I needed to remind FHO readers that we have a clinical guide, updated last night, on this issue. Add to this a question…

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New Podcasts at the Defense Centers of Excellence

New Podcasts at the Defense Centers of Excellence

The Defense Centers of Excellence have a couple recent podcasts that may be of interest to FHO readers. The first is a podcast on military sexual trauma, which specifically looks at the research in this article. The other is a podcast…

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Kids’ Social Media and Internet Use

Kids’ Social Media and Internet Use

Yesterday, on my personal Facebook page I posted this link, Talking to Kids About Social Media and Sexting (AAP), which prompted one FHO reader to ask about other social media and general Internet usage guides for parents and providers working with…

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Since Last We Spoke 7-2-12

Since Last We Spoke 7-2-12

I didn’t get a whole lot of reading done this weekend, since this happened, so I don’t have quite as much to report, Since Last We Spoke: "Conscience Clause" Gone AMOK -- Rape Victim Denied Morning After Pill By Prison…

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