Archive: September2015

The Intersections Between Intimate Partner Violence and HIV/AIDS

The Intersections Between Intimate Partner Violence and HIV/AIDS

VAWnet has a new collection available: the Intersections Between Intimate Partner Violence and HIV/AIDS. While this is not a collection geared specifically toward healthcare providers, there's plenty that is clinically relevant. It's worth your time to sift through the multitude of…

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Since Last We Spoke, 9-28-15

Since Last We Spoke, 9-28-15

I confess I'm feeling a little short on happy talk today, so maybe we'll skip the usual beginning of the week pleasantries and get right into it. Let's check out what caught my eye since last we spoke: The new…

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Detroit Sexual Assault Kit Action Research Project

Detroit Sexual Assault Kit Action Research Project

The Battered Women's Justice Project is hosting a webinar, The Detroit Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Action Research Project (ARP). It will be held October 5th from 1:30-3pm CT. Dr. Rebecca Campbell and Kimberly Hurst, Executive Director of the Wayne County…

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Interesting Conversations About Toluidine Blue Dye Use

Interesting Conversations About Toluidine Blue Dye Use

With the interesting conversation about toluidine blue dye use going on over at the IAFN community site, a quick reminder, we have a clinical guide on that topic here at FHO. There seems to be some disagreements about where it can be…

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Effectively Addressing Policy Challenges in Implementing Integrated Care for Child Trauma

Effectively Addressing Policy Challenges in Implementing Integrated Care for Child Trauma

Here's an intriguing webinar being offered next week for all of you policy people: Effectively Addressing Policy Challenges in Implementing Integrated Care for Child Trauma. It's being offered by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network on September 29th at 11:30am PT. Click…

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Plenary Sessions from #NSAC2015

Plenary Sessions from #NSAC2015

If, like me, you didn't have the opportunity to travel to LA last month for the National Sexual Assault Conference (and I'm beyond excited that in 2016 it will be in DC since I haven't been in some time), click…

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Sexual Assault Kits: Using Science to Find Solutions

Sexual Assault Kits: Using Science to Find Solutions

In case you missed it, NIJ released a pretty terrific multimedia site dedicated to the issue of DNA testing, the sexual assault kit backlog, the multidisciplinary response, and a host of interrelated issue. You'll find some videos (with several familiar faces),…

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Since Last We Spoke, 9-21-15

Since Last We Spoke, 9-21-15

You may have noticed I took some time away from the site last week. I don't usually disappear like that, but looming deadlines coupled with some time away to celebrate my dad's accomplishments in the 216 meant that this site…

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Articles of Note, September 2015 Edition

Articles of Note, September 2015 Edition

It's time once again for Articles of Note, your monthly guide to what's new in the peer-reviewed literature. Keep in mind that this isn't an exhaustive list, just what's caught my attention and feels particularly relevant (at least to the…

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Since Last We Spoke, 9-14-15

Since Last We Spoke, 9-14-15

I'm at Maxwell AFB today for a quick lecture before heading back to DC. It was a reserve weekend for Sasha, which meant a work weekend for me (when I wasn't traveling), so not much in the way of downtime.…

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Understanding Historical Trauma and Unresolved Historical Grief in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

Understanding Historical Trauma and Unresolved Historical Grief in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

The National Children's Advocacy Center has an upcoming webinar, Memories Hold Hands: Understanding Historical Trauma and Unresolved Historical Grief in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities. The session will take place September 17th, but it is full. I'm posting this because it…

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Welcome New Subscribers!

Welcome New Subscribers!

We've had a flurry of new subscribers here at FHO in the last week from all over the world--welcome! Just a reminder that if you want to get updates in your inbox, you must verify your email via the link…

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Key Findings: Rethinking Serial Perpetration

Key Findings: Rethinking Serial Perpetration

Last month I posted about the JAMA article on rethinking serial perpetration in campus sexual assault; NSVRC has published a document for the field that distills the research from that article into its critical components, authored in part by several authors…

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New Position Statement on Incivility, Bullying, and Workplace Violence

New Position Statement on Incivility, Bullying, and Workplace Violence

The American Nurses Association has a new position statement available on incivility, bullying and workplace violence (PDF). Presented without commentary. Because that's another post entirely, isn't it?

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Worthwhile Read: Intimate Partner Violence and Family Planning

Worthwhile Read: Intimate Partner Violence and Family Planning

I'm taking the holiday off (it's Labor Day in the US), so no Since Last We Spoke this week. Instead I leave you with a new publication from the Population Reference Bureau, Intimate Partner Violence and Family Planning: Opportunities for Action (PDF).…

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Building a Trauma-Informed Nation: Moving the Conversation into Action

Building a Trauma-Informed Nation: Moving the Conversation into Action

The Federal Partners Committee on Women and Trauma is hosting a two-day national event, Building a Trauma Informed Nation: Moving the Conversation into Action on September 29th and 30th. While the event will take place live in Washington DC (at…

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Pediatric Head Trauma

Pediatric Head Trauma

The Tribal Forensic Health Project has a pediatrics webinar coming up, Pediatric Head Trauma. The session will be held September 17th from 3-4:30 ET. As with all of their sessions, it will be archived for those of you who can't attend…

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Understanding How Faith Can Play a Role in Intimate Partner Violence

Understanding How Faith Can Play a Role in Intimate Partner Violence

Faith is an important issue for a lot of our patients, so I thought this was an interesting webinar coming up at the end of the month. Power and Control: Understanding How Faith Can Play a Role in Intimate Partner…

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