Archive: February2014

Full-Text Friday: The “It Could Never Happen” Edition

Full-Text Friday: The “It Could Never Happen” Edition

We've been talking this week about testimony and about research, so let's end the week with the interface of the two. Our selection for this week's Full-Text Friday is an oldy, and perhaps not really that much of a goody.…

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NISVS 2010 Report on Intimate Partner Violence

NISVS 2010 Report on Intimate Partner Violence

Just released is the CDC's report Intimate Partner Violence in the United States 2010. You can read the full report, along with an executive summary and FAQs here. It's by far a more in-depth look at the issue than what…

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10 Things: Observations from Court

I spent a lot of time in trial in 2013. Probably more than any other year, in fact. In doing so, there are some issues I have noticed that come up repeatedly. I figured I'd share some of those today,…

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Articles of Note, February 2014 Edition

Articles of Note, February 2014 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, a look at some of the newest literature published in the peer-reviewed journals with the last 30(ish) days. There's a lot to look at this month, although most of it requires a subscription…

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Since Last We Spoke 2/24/14

Since Last We Spoke 2/24/14

It was a pretty glorious weekend in DC, so much of my time was spent outside and unplugged. But my Twitter feed was exploding once I finally logged back on--here's what's caught my eye since last we spoke: A Small…

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Full-Text Friday: Unfounding Sexual Assault

Full-Text Friday: Unfounding Sexual Assault

This week's article focuses on the critical issue of false reports and unfounded cases of sexual assaults. Work with sexual assault patients for any period of time and you're bound to hear wildly over-reaching statistics about the rate of false…

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Teen Dating Survey Webinar

Teen Dating Survey Webinar

The Federal Workgroup on Teen Dating Violence has a webinar coming up next week on the results of the National Survey on Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence. The session will be held February 24th at 1pm ET. You can register…

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Intimate Partner Violence Clinical Guide

Intimate Partner Violence Clinical Guide

I have been working on a project for many months now. As a part of that project I have put together a fairly large electronic library on IPV. I have taken that library, indexed it and modified it for FHO…

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Updated: Court Testimony Clinical Guide

Updated: Court Testimony Clinical Guide

There isn't a more popular subject on this site than testimony, which is convenient in that it's my favorite topic to discuss (well, one of them). So I have spent the morning updating the Court Testimony Clinical Guide. And in…

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Full-Text Friday: What Is “Elder Abuse”? Voices From the Margin

Full-Text Friday: What Is “Elder Abuse”? Voices From the Margin

So I received an email from one of my many Canadian readers asking for a little Canada love in choosing the next full-text offering. She said it's helpful for Canadian readers to be exposed to the breadth of quality research…

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Minor Sex Trafficking of Runaway & Homeless Youth

Minor Sex Trafficking of Runaway & Homeless Youth

The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence is hosting a webinar February 26th: Minor Sex Trafficking of Runaway and Homeless Youth. The session will be held from 3-4:30pm ET. You can register here. From the announcement (PDF): Join us at 3pm…

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The Pregnant Sexual Assault Patient

The Pregnant Sexual Assault Patient

One of my favorite people, Elise Turner, will be presenting this month's session for the Tribal Forensic Healthcare project: The Pregnant Sexual Assault Patient. The webinar will be held February 25th from 3-4:30pm ET. CEUs and CMEs are available. More…

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Chronic Health Conditions and Domestic Violence

Chronic Health Conditions and Domestic Violence

If you are trying to garner support from your agencies for expansion to include domestic violence patients, or maybe you're just trying to educate community members about why domestic violence is a healthcare issue, here's an excellent [brief] video from…

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Since Last We Spoke 2/10/14

Since Last We Spoke 2/10/14

Sorry I missed you all on Friday--I stole away for a weekend with my kiddo. I don't need to tell you how special that kind of time is. So not much work happened this weekend. But lots of reading did--airport…

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Worthwhile Read: Addressing the Health Needs of Intimate Partner Violence Survivors

Worthwhile Read: Addressing the Health Needs of Intimate Partner Violence Survivors

The Family Justice Center Alliance has just released their new report, Addressing the Health Needs of Intimate Partner Violence Survivors. I've just started working my way through it. There's important information here--I recommend setting some time aside to take a…

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Preventing Youth Violence

Preventing Youth Violence

The CDC is offering an online public health grand rounds on February 18th: Preventing Youth Violence. The session will take place from 1-2pm ET. Email questions will be accepted before or during the broadcast. From the site: This session of…

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Child Abuse at the Extreme: Torture

Child Abuse at the Extreme: Torture

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare project's pediatrics webinar for February is Child Abuse at the Extreme: Torture. Dr. Barbara Knox will be the featured speaker. It will be held February 11th from 3-4:30 ET. As with all sessions offered by this project,…

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Since Last We Spoke: #TDVAM2014

Since Last We Spoke: #TDVAM2014

Here's the thing--I am immersed in the last throws of curriculum writing and have been for weeks, so pretty much everything I read this past weekend was related to domestic violence. So nothing from popular media to report back to…

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