Archive: September2014

Pregnancy and Intimate Partner Violence

Pregnancy and Intimate Partner Violence

October's adult Tribal Forensic Healthcare webinar will be Pregnancy and Intimate Partner Violence. Diane Bohn RN, CNM, PhD will be the featured presenter. The session will take place October 9th from 3-4:40pm ET. As with all webinars from the project,…

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Since Last We Spoke 9-29-14

Since Last We Spoke 9-29-14

Let me start by saying that I absolutely loved all the personal notes people sent me about last week's post. Apparently it resonated with many of you, and I really enjoyed hearing the different perspectives on the topic. Also--we've just put…

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On Setting Limits

On Setting Limits

I feel like I could give an entire talk on the subject of setting limits. It's particularly relevant today, because it's Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and I am working. In fact, I don't know when the last time…

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Mastering Difficult Conversations: Tips and Tools

Mastering Difficult Conversations: Tips and Tools

Here's a fascinating webinar that's coming up (and it's free, and many of these business webinars are distinctly not)--Mastering Difficult Conversations: Tips and Tools from a Former FBI Hostage Negotiation Trainer. I post this here because it's exactly the kind…

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New Special Collection on Human Trafficking

VAWnet has a new special collection available on Human Trafficking. Do I even need to say anymore that you should go check it out? I didn't think so.

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Since Last We Spoke 9-22-14

Since Last We Spoke 9-22-14

I am actually home for the next 2 weeks, which is pretty clutch at this point because, projects. And more importantly, deadlines. So my short jaunt to Korea is off the books and I am happily working away here in DC. A…

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Touch DNA

Touch DNA

SAFEta has an upcoming webinar on touch DNA. The session will be held October 8th from 2-3:30pm ET. Click through for details: From the site: Join us for this webinar presented by the SAFEta Project from IAFN.  Touch DNA is…

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SANE Sustainability Project Evaluation

In anticipation of an exciting new tool about to be unveiled from the SANE Sustainability project, NSVRC has published the final evaluation (PDF) from the initial iteration of the project. For those of you who don't recall what this was,…

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Worthwhile Read: Modeling Trauma Informed Practice

Worthwhile Read: Modeling Trauma Informed Practice

My friend Sally tweeted this resource out and I thought it was worth sharing here. It's a brief piece called Walking the Walk: Modeling Trauma Informed Practice In the Training Environment (PDF). I'm still chewing on this a bit, but I…

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Since Last We Spoke 9-15-14

Since Last We Spoke 9-15-14

Greetings from Montgomery, AL, from where I am currently trying to escape after a brief lecture at Maxwell AFB. If you've been playing along at home, you know that I have managed to hit all 4 time zones in the continental…

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Vicarious Trauma Toolkit: Pilot Opportunity

Vicarious Trauma Toolkit: Pilot Opportunity

The Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice at Northeastern University is accepting applications for programs to pilot their Vicarious Trauma Toolkit. It's geared toward victim assistance providers, law enforcement officers, fire fighters and emergency medical services providers; if you…

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Working with Men Sexually Abused in Childhood

Working with Men Sexually Abused in Childhood

1in6 is hosting a webinar next week, Working with Men Sexually Abused in Childhood. It will be held September 17th from 10:30-12pm PT. Click through for the description; this one is so relevant to the work we do in all…

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Worthwhile Read: #WhyIStayed & #WhyILeft

Worthwhile Read: #WhyIStayed & #WhyILeft

In the wake of the Ray Rice video there has been some spectacular reading dominating my Twitter feed. Certainly more than I can keep up with. I recommend checking out the entries under the hashtags #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft (and also #WhenILeft).…

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Since Last We Spoke 9-8-14

Since Last We Spoke 9-8-14

I woke up this morning at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington, very far from home and decidedly still on east coast time. I'll be here for a hot minute before I move on to Billings, MT where we are rolling…

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Addressing the Bigger Picture in Pediatric Settings:  Adverse Childhood Experiences

Addressing the Bigger Picture in Pediatric Settings: Adverse Childhood Experiences

Futures Without Violence and the American Academy of Pediatrics have a free, online learning module, Addressing the Bigger Picture in Pediatric Settings: Adverse Childhood Experiences. The session is available for CEU/CME credit. Click through for details: From the site: Course…

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Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for the Health Care Sector

Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for the Health Care Sector

The National Academy of Sciences released their book, Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for the Healthcare Sector. This is based on the 2013 report of the same name, but is…

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Advanced Anorectal Evaluation of the Sexual Assault Patient

The adult September webinar from the Tribal Forensic Healthcare project will be Advanced Anorectal Evaluation of the Sexual Assault Patient. The inimitable Tara Henry will be teaching the session; you really should plan on attending for that reason alone (also:…

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Why Social Media for Injury and Violence Prevention

Why Social Media for Injury and Violence Prevention

I'm always harping on the importance of social media as a tool for the work we do, so I'm thrilled that Safe States and the CDC are collaborating on an upcoming webinar series that addresses just that. Why Social Media…

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TEDx Talk: Human Trafficking

TEDx Talk: Human Trafficking

I'm on vacation today, so I leave you with this talk by Rachel Lloyd from GEMS in NYC:  

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