Archive: May2014

Sexual Violence in Later Life: Strategies for Healthcare Providers

Sexual Violence in Later Life: Strategies for Healthcare Providers

One of my main co-conspirators collaborators, Jennifer Pierce-Weeks, is the featured speaker in an upcoming webinar hosted by NSVRC,  Sexual Violence in Later Life: Strategies for Healthcare Providers. The session will be held twice: 11 and 12 June, 2-3:30pm ET.…

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Genital Dermatologic Conditions in Children

Genital Dermatologic Conditions in Children

Well, as of this posting I am [hopefully] making my way back to DC. Turns out a fantastic day of training with the Kansas Coalition is offset by multiple cancelled flights, so getting home is somewhat trickier than planned. No…

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Trauma-Informed Care and Military-Related IPV Survivors

Trauma-Informed Care and Military-Related IPV Survivors

I'm teaching today in Wichita--another advanced testimony workshop. It's the last training of the busy spring season. After this I come off the road a bit. I get to slow down and enjoy the fact that my kid is in…

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When Women Refuse (#YesAllWomen)

When Women Refuse (#YesAllWomen)

I'm still trying to wrap my brain around the unbelievable violence from this weekend (again). The online response to the California shooting was swift and fierce. If you have not read the huge number of tweets under #YesAllWomen, I encourage…

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend

Happy Memorial Day Weekend

I am on a plane heading home after a delightful day with the Tucson SANE team, so there won't be a regular post today. And I'll be taking the day off Monday-- really looking forward to the long weekend. We'll…

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Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

I'm teaching all day today, so there's not a lot of time for a lengthy post. But I came across this new TED talk and realized I hadn't posted one in a while, so for your viewing pleasure, a really…

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Untested Rape Kits: the Issue, the Impact, and the Response

Untested Rape Kits: the Issue, the Impact, and the Response

The DNA Resource Center at NCVC is hosting a webinar, Untested Rape Kits: the Issue, the Impact and the Response. The session will be held June 10th from 1-2:30pm ET. Details after the jump: From the site: The Rape Kit Action…

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Articles of Note: May 2014

Articles of Note: May 2014

Man, am I tardy on this. Finally--once again here's this (and last) month's Articles of Note, a look at what has caught my eye from the recently published, peer-reviewed literature. There's a lot of good stuff in this round up,…

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Since Last We Spoke 5/19/14

Since Last We Spoke 5/19/14

Great seeing so many of you last week in Kansas City. This week I'm off to do a testimony workshop in Tucson, but not before spending a couple days in DC working on policy and response issues. Our great friends…

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Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams and VAWA 2005: Payment Practices, Successes, and Directions for the Future

Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams and VAWA 2005: Payment Practices, Successes, and Directions for the Future

IAFN and NSVRC are hosting a webinar June 10th from 2-3:30pm ET, Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams and VAWA 2005: Payment, Practices, Successes and Directions for the Future. The session will focus on research conducted by Urban Institute on exam…

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Digital Girls

Digital Girls

Apologies for the absence yesterday--I am battling a migraine that is getting the best of me and it was just not a good day. But I am trying to muscle through it (as I post from ORD on my way…

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Since Last We Spoke 5/12/14

Since Last We Spoke 5/12/14

I'm getting ready to head to Kansas City for the Forensic Investigations Conference--if you're going to be there please come by and say hello. It was a pretty lovely weekend in our household, but by Sunday I was putting all…

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Me and You

Me and You

Perhaps I am just feeling a bit raw because this morning we put my spouse's best friend on a plane for her 2nd deployment, this time to Afghanistan, but as hard as I tried, I couldn't come up with a…

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Holistic Safety Planning Using an Alternative Risk Assessment Framework

Holistic Safety Planning Using an Alternative Risk Assessment Framework

Sorry for the late notice, but this is an intriguing one: BWJP is hosting a webinar next week, Holistic Safety Planning Using an Alternate Risk Assessment Framework. It will be held May 13th from 2-3:30pm ET. Dr. Sherry Hamby is…

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Emergency Contraception After Rape

Emergency Contraception After Rape

I had this article bookmarked to post when I returned, and coincidentally, my friend Linda Reimer just sent it out to the IAFN community today, so glad we're all on the same page today. Medscape published an article last week, Emergency Contraception…

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Happy Nurses Week 2014

Happy Nurses Week 2014

In my haste to get my life back to normal, I almost forgot it's Nurses Week, so a happy one to all of my nursing colleagues out there. This week marks a year since three women (and the child of one…

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Since Last We Spoke: Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Since Last We Spoke: Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Who schedules the start of a brand new off-site project with a steep learning curve the day after she returns from vacation? This girl. So no prolonged post today. Just want to make sure you've seen some of the latest…

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Vacation Archive: Program Management

Vacation Archive: Program Management

I'm on vacation this week, so I've dipped into the archives for favorite posts. Today's offering: a guest post by one of my most valued colleagues and frequent collaborators, Jennifer Pierce-Weeks, a 10 Things list on Program Management... Ten Things to…

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