Archive: January2013

10 Things: Participating in Journal Club

10 Things: Participating in Journal Club

Mark your calendar: the inaugural Forensic Journal Club is coming up 12 February. Find all the information you need to participate here. As we get closer to our kickoff Twitter Journal Club (#ForensicJC), allow me to provide a 10 Things list…

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Adolescents and Sexual Violence

Adolescents and Sexual Violence

Mark your calendar: the inaugural Forensic Journal Club is coming up 12 February. Find all the information you need to participate here. Jewish Women International's National Alliance to Prevent Domestic Violence is hosting a webinar February 14th from 12-1:30 pm ET--Let's…

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Creating a Trans-Welcoming Environment

Creating a Trans-Welcoming Environment

Mark your calendar: the inaugural Forensic Journal Club is coming up 12 February. Find all the information you need to participate here. FORGE is offering a webinar on February 14th: Creating a Trans-Welcoming Environment. It will be held from 2-3:30pm CST.…

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Since Last We Spoke, 1-28-13

Since Last We Spoke, 1-28-13

Mark your calendar: the inaugural Forensic Journal Club is coming up 12 February. Find all the information you need to participate here. An FHO reader sent me a message this week asking when I was going to resume posting the…

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Ethical and Legal Challenges in Disaster Medicine

Ethical and Legal Challenges in Disaster Medicine

Medscape has an interesting article looking at the ethical and legal challenges in disaster medicine. No CEs attached to it, unfortunately, but it does make some fascinating points. It's not a terribly long piece, so if part of your responsibilities…

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Screening for Reproductive Coercion

Screening for Reproductive Coercion

Great to see that the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has published a Committee Opinion on screening for reproductive and sexual  coercion (PDF). Worth your time to read through it.

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Getting Ready for Journal Club: Twitter Basics

Getting Ready for Journal Club: Twitter Basics

In order to participate in Journal Club you will need to get acquainted with Twitter. If you have never used Twitter I encourage you to check out Twitter 101: How Should I Get Started Using Twitter. Once you feel comfortable with the basics (and…

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Trauma Informed Care: The Role of the Health Care Provider

Trauma Informed Care: The Role of the Health Care Provider

Apologies for the last minute post, but it includes free CMEs/CEUs AND it's an important topic, so I figured you all might forgive me. The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse is hosting a free webinar January 25th from…

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Journal Club Resources

Journal Club Resources

Last week I announced the 1st forensic journal club on Twitter. One thing I meant to mention is that you don't have to be a clinician to join us--in fact sometimes it can be useful to have a nonclinical set…

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Notification of Advocates and HIPAA

Notification of Advocates and HIPAA

An excellent training bulletin by EVAW: for anyone who ever has questions about calling victim advocates and HIPAA protections, here are your answers (PDF). And in case you missed it, you can find Joanne Archambault and Kim Lonsway, along with David…

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Child Maltreatment 2011: Key Findings and Expanded Discussion

Child Maltreatment 2011: Key Findings and Expanded Discussion

February 7th from 12-1pm CT there is a child abuse and neglect webinar being offered: Child Maltreatment 2011--Key Findings and Expanded Discussion. From the announcement: The Child Maltreatment report series presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child…

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NEW: Journal Club (via Twitter!)

NEW: Journal Club (via Twitter!)

If you've been reading this site for awhile you know that I have been obsessed with trying to get a Journal Club started. I have racked my brain for ways to do this (considering FHO readers are spread so far…

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Articles of Note: January 2013 Edition

Articles of Note: January 2013 Edition

I am a bit late on getting an Articles of Note post up, but hopefully what I lack in timeliness I make up for in volume. There's some really interesting research to be found in the current journals, so I…

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Strengthening Healthcare-based Domestic Violence Programs through Evaluation

Strengthening Healthcare-based Domestic Violence Programs through Evaluation

This is Part II of a series I mentioned last month; even if you didn't attend Part I, the content looks like it should stand on its own. Futures Without Violence is hosting a webinar, Strengthening Healthcare-Based Domestic Violence Programs…

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Responding to the Gang Rape in India: 5 Lessons About Preventing Sexual Violence

Responding to the Gang Rape in India: 5 Lessons About Preventing Sexual Violence

I am back from my honeymoon and trying desperately to catch up. There is so much to cover this week, but I'm afraid I'll have to ease into some of the chewier content as we move through the week. For…

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Creating a State Elderly Fatality Review Team

Creating a State Elderly Fatality Review Team

IAFN is hosting its 1st webinar of 2013: Creating a State Elderly Fatality Review Team. The session will be held January 30th from 1-2pm Eastern. CEUs are available for this one, and cost to attend is $15 ($30 for non-members).…

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Safety at Home: IPV, Military Personnel and Veterans

Safety at Home: IPV, Military Personnel and Veterans

Here's an e-learning course that has recently come across my desk: Safety at Home--Intimate Partner Violence, Military Personnel and Veterans. Offered by the Battered Women's Justice Project, there are currently 4 modules available: Context of Violence Risk and Danger Combat…

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When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2010 Homicide Data

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2010 Homicide Data

More of what I'm reading now: When Men Murder Women--An Analysis of 2010 Homicide Data (PDF), published this fall by the Violence Policy Center. From the press release: Nationwide, 1,800 females were murdered by males in single victim/single offender incidents in…

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Human Trafficking Research Brief

Human Trafficking Research Brief

More of what I'm reading right now: Human Trafficking Research Brief (PDF) from NSVRC. Available for free download, "[t]he purpose of this research brief is to review research on the relationship between sexual violence and trafficking (especially, but not limited to, sex…

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“Our Culture Is Medicine”

“Our Culture Is Medicine”

I thought I'd share a few things I've been reading lately. Up first, Our Culture Is Our Medicine: Perspectives of Native Healers on Posttrauma Recovery Among American Indian and Alaska Native Patients. Published in the Winter 2012 edition of the…

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