Archive: November2014

Odds and Ends, November 2014

Odds and Ends, November 2014

Occasionally I compile some of the odds and ends that have been stacking up in my inbox for FHO readers. I figured if you are stuck working a shift during this holiday and have some downtime (as if) here's a…

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See the Signs

See the Signs

There's a new website, See the Signs that focuses on recognizing and responding to domestic and sexual violence. There are three online courses offered on the site: one about intervening to prevent domestic and sexual violence (created by the Ohio Domestic Violence Network and…

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Since Last We Spoke 11-24-14

Since Last We Spoke 11-24-14

I'm in Cleveland this week, having some much needed family time. With the holiday here in the US, postings will be on a modified schedule (I'm going to take Thursday and Friday off, so just 3 posts for the week).…

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Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive

Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive

I just finished a really enjoyable week teaching an IPV course with forensic nurses in Indian Country. Part of the conversation was about co-occurring child abuse and child witnessing. Serendipitously, this publication showed up in my inbox this morning, and I'm working…

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Means of Violence

Means of Violence

The Institute of Medicine has an upcoming workshop, Means of Violence.  It will be held December 18th and 19th in Washington, DC, beginning at 8:30 am. Although this will be a live workshop, there will also be a simultaneous webcast…

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Exposure to Violence and a Child’s Developing Brain

Exposure to Violence and a Child’s Developing Brain

Yesterday in class one of our participants mentioned this video, produced by the California Attorney General's Office, as we were discussing the impact of domestic violence on children. I hadn't seen it, but obviously I went right out and found…

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Since Last We Spoke 11-17-14

Since Last We Spoke 11-17-14

It's very early in Phoenix, AZ as I write this--I'm here to teach the IPV medical-forensic exam course for IHS (we have another one coming up in February if you're interested), so it's a packed week. I had my kiddo in…

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Child Trafficking and Juvenile Justice

Child Trafficking and Juvenile Justice

The Coalition for Juvenile Justice is hosting a webinar November 19th at 3pm ET: Child Trafficking and Juvenile Justice. Click through for details about the session: From the site: Each year, roughly 100,000 children inside the United States are victims of…

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Articles of Note: November 2014

Articles of Note: November 2014

Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly(ish) overview of what's new and noteworthy in the peer reviewed literature. There's a lot to slog through this month (the Journal of Interpersonal Violence is responsible for half the content alone),…

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Thank You, Veterans!

Thank You, Veterans!

Today is Veteran's Day in the US, and as the spouse of a veteran (Iraq); daughter of a veteran (Vietnam); daughter-in-law of veterans (Desert Storm); and granddaughter of veterans (World War II), not to mention the friend and colleague of…

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New Blog Post on #SANEsustainability

New Blog Post on #SANEsustainability

Hey, I've got a new blog post over at NSVRC on the SANE Sustainability app--this time focusing on the Leadership section of the app (and everyone's favorite issues: recruitment and retention). I hope you'll check it out!

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Since Last We Spoke 11-10-14

Since Last We Spoke 11-10-14

A good Monday morning to you all--I trust you had a fine weekend? This was really the 1st actual weekend Sasha and I had together in quite sometime, uninterrupted by travel or Reserve duty. We really got a chance to…

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Happy Forensic Nurses Week 2014!

This week is Forensic Nurses Week, so a shout out to all my forensic nursing colleagues around the world who do phenomenal (and often groundbreaking) work every day. Check out all the information about the week and ideas for ways…

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The Language of Lying

The Language of Lying

I'm a little hesitant to post this here, because I don't want anyone thinking that I am saying that deception detection is part of the role of the forensic healthcare provider. In the context of caring for living victims of violence,…

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Morning Inspiration: The Tiny Cost of Failure

Morning Inspiration: The Tiny Cost of Failure

I woke up to this blog piece today by Seth Godin, and really, it couldn't be more perfect...

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Implementation of the VAWA Amendments to the Cleary Act

Implementation of the VAWA Amendments to the Cleary Act

The Cleary Center is hosting a webinar on November 10th from 2:30-3:30pm ET, Implementation of the VAWA Amendments to the Cleary Act. The session will highlight the changes to Clery within the final regulations;  identify a timeline and suggested action…

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How the Affordable Care Act Can Help Patients Experiencing DV/IPV

How the Affordable Care Act Can Help Patients Experiencing DV/IPV

I didn't post this in real time, because I got it on the day it was actually happening; happily Futures Without Violence archived the event, and now we can all check it out (US readers, at least). On October 30th…

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Since Last We Spoke 11-3-14

Since Last We Spoke 11-3-14

Man, it is so nice to be home. Two weeks in strange beds (even when they're nice beds) is too much. And now I have two glorious weeks at home, with my spouse (and the kiddo, who will be here…

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