Archive: October2014

10 Things: Travel Essentials (Updated)

10 Things: Travel Essentials (Updated)

I have had a lot of requests for updates on how I travel and what gets me through the long hours on the road, so I thought that as I wait to board my plane back to the US I’d…

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Welcome New Subscribers!

Welcome New Subscribers!

Welcome to all of the new subscribers coming to FHO from the IAFN conference! A quick reminder: please look for the Feedburner email to verify the email address you used to subscribe to this site. If you don't see it,…

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Human Trafficking Task Force e-Guide

Human Trafficking Task Force e-Guide

OVC TTAC has launched a brand new e-Guide on human trafficking. According to the announcement it "provides practical information on the creation and day-to-day operations of human trafficking task forces, as well as essential knowledge needed to identify and assist…

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Expanding the Forensic Narrative: Engaging Surviving Family Members in the DV Fatality Review Process

Expanding the Forensic Narrative: Engaging Surviving Family Members in the DV Fatality Review Process

The National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative is hosting a webinar, Expanding the Forensic Narrative: Engaging Surviving Family Members in the DV Fatality Review Process. The session will be held November 18th from 10-11:30 PST. Click through for a description…

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Since Last we Spoke, Post-Conference Edition

Since Last we Spoke, Post-Conference Edition

How fantastic was this year's IAFN conference? I've been going to it for I don't know how many years, and I truly don't recall a better one. Kudos to the IAFN staff, Board and planning committee for making it such…

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Handouts for IAFN 2014 Sessions

Handouts for IAFN 2014 Sessions

Just a heads up: all of my session handouts will be posted under the Handouts tab on this site the day of the presentation. I generally leave them up for 30(ish) days. And a quick shout out to the unbelievable…

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Follow Along at #4N6RN (See you in Phoenix!)

Follow Along at #4N6RN (See you in Phoenix!)

I'm heading to Phoenix for the IAFN annual conference. I'm hoping to catch up with a good many of you this year: I'll be at both the IAFN "Lucy" booth and the NSVRC table talking about the new SANE Sustainability…

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#SANEsustainability: The SANE Sustainability App is Here!

I am so excited to announce that the {free} SANE Sustainability app for iPhone and iPad is now available! This is a joint project of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and IAFN, and the culmination of almost a decade's worth…

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Taking on the Challenge of Unsubmitted Sexual Assault Kits

Taking on the Challenge of Unsubmitted Sexual Assault Kits

NIJ and the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government are hosting a webinar, Taking on the Challenge of Unsubmitted Sexual Assault Kits. The session will be held October 31st from 11am-12:30pm (sorry, Alaska and Hawaii). Click through for details: From…

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Links Among Forms of Violence Twitter Chat

A couple weeks ago I posted about the recently released report, Connecting the Dots. It looks like the CDC and Prevention Institute will be hosting a related Twitter Q&A, Links Among Forms of Violence. The chat will take place November 4th…

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Guidelines for Screening for Nonviral STIs in Teens

Guidelines for Screening for Nonviral STIs in Teens

Medscape has a new CME/CEU opportunity available that should be of interest to many of you: Guidelines Address Screening for Nonviral STIs in Teens. As with all Medscape offerings, the CEs are free, but (free) registration is required on the…

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Since Last We Spoke 10-13-14

Since Last We Spoke 10-13-14

I'm heading home from CLE today after a long weekend with my daughter and parents, so I spent way more time playing than being online. All in all, a really welcome reprieve from what will be a fairly hectic couple…

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A Few Stalking Resources

A Few Stalking Resources

We are not so good at talking about stalking in the healthcare arena, even though we know that many of our patients have dealt with or are currently dealing with the issue, particularly as a component of intimate partner violence.…

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Health Impact of Intimate Partner Violence (+ Live IPV Course)

Health Impact of Intimate Partner Violence (+ Live IPV Course)

Did I mention that I'm doing a webinar for the Tribal Forensic Healthcare project November 3rd? It's going to be on the health consequences of IPV, and it'll be held from 3-4:30pm ET. As with all offerings from this project,…

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Giving Voice to the Last Silent Victims

Giving Voice to the Last Silent Victims

OJJDP and the National District Attorneys Association are hosting a webinar on male sexual violence survivors, Giving Voice to the Last Silent Victims. The session is being held 16 October from 2-3pm ET. Roger Canaff is the featured speaker. Click through…

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Since Last We Spoke 10-6-14

Since Last We Spoke 10-6-14

Good weekend, yes? Aside from some minor tech failure (hello, brand new router), it was pretty lovely on this end. So I'm slogging away this week, trying to just remember, bird by bird. Occasionally procrastinating with the interwebs, but working…

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Street Harassment via The Daily Show

Street Harassment via The Daily Show

I'm knocking off early to pick up my spouse at DCA and then get ready for Kol Nidre services tonight, so I leave you with the brilliant Jessica Williams and her look at street harassment. Enjoy and have a good…

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Worthwhile Read: Connecting the Dots

The CDC and the Prevention Institute published Connecting the Dots: An Overview of the Links Among Multiple Forms of Violence recently, but it didn't seem to get much in the way of fanfare when it was released. That being said,  I think…

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Clinical Guide Updates: ALS and Consensual Sex Injury

Clinical Guide Updates: ALS and Consensual Sex Injury

Just a quick note: I've updated two of our most popular clinical guides based on new research you'll also find in this month's Articles of Note: Alternate Light Source, Part I and Consensual Sex Injury. Enjoy!

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Articles of Note: September/October 2014

Articles of Note: September/October 2014

Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly look at what's new in the peer reviewed literature. What is it about some months that make them so much better than others? I don't know, but I have to tell…

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