Archive: September2012

Reproductive Coercion

Reproductive Coercion

The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault is offering a webinar on October 18th from 12-1:30 MDT, Reproductive Coercion: An Introductory Train-the-Trainer Webinar. Click through for a full description of the session: From the announcement: Sexual and domestic violence often affect…

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Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia

Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia

I was scanning my Facebook page and came across a blog post shared by my friends over at the OSATF on the issue of pelvic exams under anesthesia. While this practice is not legal in the state in which I…

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The Neurobiology of Sexual Assault

The Neurobiology of Sexual Assault

Here's another live event in DC that will also be webcast (although it will be an archived one, not in real time like yesterday's post): Dr. Rebecca Campbell will be speaking on October 29th from 10-11:30 am. Her presentation will…

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Bridging the Gap: Screening and Counseling for IPV in Healthcare

Bridging the Gap: Screening and Counseling for IPV in Healthcare

As part of DV Awareness Month, the US Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a panel discussion on screening and counseling for intimate partner violence in the healthcare setting. It will be held October 9th from 1-3pm ET,…

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Since Last We Spoke, 9-24-12

Since Last We Spoke, 9-24-12

Although we were happily celebrating repeal in my household, plenty of other topics were front and center in the media this weekend. Much of my focus has been trained on the hashtag #SGSGlobal (the Social Good Summit going on through today); check out…

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Happy Repeal Day!

Happy Repeal Day!

One year ago today Don't Ask, Don't Tell was repealed. For my family, that has had an enormous impact. All for the good... I know a lot of people must think, It couldn't have really been that big a deal.…

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Prevalence Of Violent Crime Among Households With Children

Prevalence Of Violent Crime Among Households With Children

A new report is out from the Bureau of Justice Statistics: Prevalence of Violent Crime Among Households with Children, 1993-2010. From the site: The report estimates the number of children age 17 or younger living in households in which at…

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School-Based Health Services and Adolescent Health for DV/SA

School-Based Health Services and Adolescent Health for DV/SA

October 10th is Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day, and Futures Without Violence will be hosting a webinar as part of the day's events. School-based Health Services, Adolescent Health and Anticipatory Guidance for Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault will be held from…

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In Plain View

In Plain View

The new issue of the New Yorker magazine has a piece by Malcolm Gladwell, In Plain View: How Child Molesters Get Away With It. It focuses on Jerry Sandusky, but of course, in the wake of this week's emerging news…

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Since Last We Spoke, 9-17-12

Since Last We Spoke, 9-17-12

L'shana Tovah to all my friends and colleagues celebrating the Jewish New Year (5773)! As is almost always the case on a Jewish holiday, I am hanging out with the military (this time at Maxwell AFB). I did manage to…

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New App by @PreventConnect

I had a chance yesterday to download and explore the new app by PreventConnect. It's available for iPod/iPad (and soon for Android) and will allow you to access their library of podcasts as well as their blog posts (which are…

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18th Anniversary of VAWA

18th Anniversary of VAWA

Today is the 18th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act: Statement by the Vice President on the Eighteenth Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act Eighteen years ago today, the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was signed into…

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LGBTQI Juveniles in the Justice System

LGBTQI Juveniles in the Justice System

For my colleagues in corrections: the National Institute of Corrections has a new web page dedicated to LGBTQI youth in the justice system. You can also find an archived webinar on Gender Identity Disorder here (upper right corner).

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Ethical Communication

Ethical Communication

My general experience is that people are lousy at dealing with conflict directly. I was reminded of this relatively recently, as many of you may recall. So I couldn't be happier with the fact that IAFN is offering a webinar,…

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Since Last We Spoke, 9-10-12

Since Last We Spoke, 9-10-12

Good morning, my friends. It's going to be a busy week, as I head to San Diego tomorrow for the Emergency Nurses Association conference. If you're going to be there, please come find me--there's a good chance I'll be somewhere…

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10 Things: Who I’m Following on Twitter

10 Things: Who I’m Following on Twitter

I often harp on how much I value Twitter as a tool for both education and social commentary, so I figured I would share my list of 10 organizations and individuals forensic healthcare professionals should consider following. Remember, this is…

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Use of Technology to Stalk

Use of Technology to Stalk

The Stalking Resource Center has an online course available: The Use of Technology to Stalk. From the site: Cell phones. GPS. Computers. Did you know that these technologies can be dangerous weapons in a stalker’s arsenal? This self-paced, interactive course…

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SANE-A Mini-Prep Course

SANE-A Mini-Prep Course

I will be doing a lunchtime SANE-A mini-prep course for IAFN's next webinar. It will be held September 27th from 12-1:30 pm and will cost $15 ($30 for non-members), which also nets you one CEU. It's important to note that…

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Articles of Note: August/September Edition

Articles of Note: August/September Edition

How is it possible I went most of the summer without posting one of these? Embarrassing. What follows is what's caught my eye from the August/September/October journals (with a couple of late July articles tossed in for good measure). As always,…

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