Archive: January2015

Pediatric Update: Immunization Schedules

Pediatric Update: Immunization Schedules

A quick tip from our friend Kim Nash: the American Academy of Pediatrics has published their updated childhood and adolescent immunization schedule (PDF). For those of you caring for pediatric patients, good for your history gathering and anticipatory guidance.

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The Teenage Brain

The Teenage Brain

My wife often teases the girl-child that her brain is broken. As a teenager, there is still so much that is unformed; it's maybe not broken per se, but there's still much that is in progress. All of that was beautifully…

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How Do Survivors of Domestic Violence Define Success for Themselves?

How Do Survivors of Domestic Violence Define Success for Themselves?

This is such a fascinating question: How Do Survivors of Domestic Violence Define Success for Themselves? It will be the topic of an upcoming webinar offered by the Battered Women's Justice Project. The session will be held February 6th from 2-3:30pm CT.…

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Since Last We Spoke 1-26-15

Since Last We Spoke 1-26-15

Writing this in anticipation of tomorrow's massive storm--we're only supposed to get the tail end of it, but Sasha's trying to fly to San Diego from Baltimore for the child abuse conference (she'll be teaching multiple sessions on Tuesday for those…

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Medical Child Abuse and Medical Neglect: A Spectrum of Parent Behavior

Medical Child Abuse and Medical Neglect: A Spectrum of Parent Behavior

Midwest Regional Children's Advocacy Centers has an interesting webinar coming up with Dr. Carole Jenny: Medical Child Abuse and Medical Neglect--A Spectrum of Parent Behavior. The session will be held February 26th from 1-3pm CT. CMEs are available for physicians.…

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Suspect Exams

Suspect Exams

There's been a lot of chatter on the IAFN community site about suspect exams as of late. I plan on weighing in (here, though, not on the community site), but I haven't finished composing my thoughts on the subject. So…

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The Evil Hours

The Evil Hours

My new job means a 30 minute commute (if I'm lucky) each way. That's long enough to give me some NPR time, and the ride home coincides with Fresh Air, one of my faves. Today, as I was hauling myself…

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The Intersection of Stalking and Sexual Assault

The Intersection of Stalking and Sexual Assault

The National Judicial Education Project has an upcoming webinar: The Intersection of Stalking and Sexual Assault. The session will be held January 28th from 3-4:30pm ET. Click through for details: From the registration site: The Intersection of Stalking and Sexual…

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Failure (x 2)

Failure (x 2)

I believe in failure in the same way I believe in reading research, being early and drinking jasmine pearl tea every morning. I don't think success is possible without failure. There's no way to have huge success without also having…

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Articles of Note, January 2015

Articles of Note, January 2015

Apologies for missing December's edition (along with just about everything else in December), but we're back with a packed Articles of Note for this month. Some of you probably roll your eyes when I get all geeked out about what's…

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Since Last We Spoke 1-12-15

Since Last We Spoke 1-12-15

This weekend was not a play weekend. On the contrary, having a new gig, with older work still in the queue means nights and weekends are work time for now. Not complaining--it just is. And also, perhaps, the reason this…

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Sex Trafficking of Minors in the US (PPT)

Sex Trafficking of Minors in the US (PPT)

IOM has released a free Powerpoint presentation about sex trafficking of minors in the US. It's based on their report published in September, and along with the slide deck are a variety of resources, including guides for several disciplines (healthcare,…

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New Subscribers, This Is For You

New Subscribers, This Is For You

If you have recently subscribed: many of you have not yet verified your email address. A message would have come from Feedburner asking you to verify--if you didn't see the email please check your spam folder, as it frequently lands…

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Campus Sexual Assault: What Clinicians Need to Know

Campus Sexual Assault: What Clinicians Need to Know

The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse is hosting a webinar, Campus Sexual Assault: What Clinicians Need to Know. The session will be held January 26th from 1-2:30pm ET. CMEs are available for physicians, (but no CEUs for nurses,…

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Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner: Case Study Review

Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner: Case Study Review

The pediatric offering from the Tribal Forensic Healthcare project this month is a pediatric sexual assault case review, led by Kim Nash. It will be held Monday, January 26th from 3-4:30pm ET. As with all of the webinars from this…

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Happy 6th Anniversary FHO! (And guess what’s new…?)

Happy 6th Anniversary FHO! (And guess what’s new…?)

Today is the 6th anniversary of FHO, and it's hard to believe we've been plugging away this long. What started out as a place to put stuff I came across has morphed into a true community of professionals, hundreds of…

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Since Last We Spoke 1-5-15

Since Last We Spoke 1-5-15

Happy new year to you all--I hope you had a peaceful and fulfilling holiday season. Mine was hectic (surprise), but I had some quality time with my kid and my wife, so although I wouldn't say it was relaxing, it…

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