Archive: January2016

10 Things Repost on the NSVRC SANE Sustainability Blog

10 Things Repost on the NSVRC SANE Sustainability Blog

NSVRC has reposted a previously published 10 Things post from FHO: Observations from Court. It is one of the more popular 10 Things posts I've done; if you haven't seen it yet, check it out on their site.

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Case Review: Adult and Pediatric Sexual Assault

Case Review: Adult and Pediatric Sexual Assault

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare project has 2 webinars coming up in February, both sexual assault case reviews. The pediatric one, Who Said What?!? Utilizing Case Presentations to Improve Pediatric Forensic Medical Evaluations, will be held February 3rd from 2-3:30pm ET. The…

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Articles of Note, January 2016 Edition

I took a snow day yesterday, along with almost everyone else in the DC metro area. The government is still shut down today and cars are littering the roads around my neighborhood (although it stopped snowing Saturday night, as of…

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More Neurobiology of Trauma Training

More Neurobiology of Trauma Training

Seems like there's a lot of training on the neurobiology of trauma as of late (not complaining). Here's another one coming up, this time hosted by the National Crime Victim Law Institute. It will be held January 28th from 12-1:30pm…

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“Faces of Human Trafficking” Video Series

“Faces of Human Trafficking” Video Series

OVC has a new public awareness video series available, Faces of Human Trafficking. It's a series "intended to be used for outreach and education efforts of service providers, law enforcement, prosecutors, and others in the community. The series includes information…

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Worthwhile Read: Notifying Sexual Assault Victims After Testing Evidence

Worthwhile Read: Notifying Sexual Assault Victims After Testing Evidence

In conjunction with last week's post about victim notification of untested sexual assault kits, NIJ has just released a new publication: Notifying Sexual Assault Victims After Testing Evidence. The document takes the best of the available evidence and offers up…

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Since Last We Spoke, MLK Day Edition

Since Last We Spoke, MLK Day Edition

We're off today because of the MLK holiday, and we're getting the most out of this 3-day weekend checking off a whole lot odds and ends from our to-do list. Our house is under construction right now, so we're limited…

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Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault: Who Needs Force When You Have Alcohol?

Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault: Who Needs Force When You Have Alcohol?

AEquitas is offering up a 2-part webinar series on alcohol facilitated sexual assault. Patti Powers, a favorite of mine, will be one of the featured speakers; it should be a great pair of webinars. Part I will be held January…

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Making the Case for Victim-Centered Notification with Untested Sexual Assault Kits

Making the Case for Victim-Centered Notification with Untested Sexual Assault Kits

The University of Texas School of Social Work is hosting a 6-part webinar that will provide guidance on the development and implementation of victim-centered notification practices in sexual assault cases with untested sexual assault kits. The 1st, Making the Case for…

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Human Trafficking Webinars from OVC TTAC

Human Trafficking Webinars from OVC TTAC

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. If you're looking to increase capacity in this area, OVC TTAC has a slew of multidisciplinary webinars on this subject, available on their site. They range from 60-90 minutes, so it…

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Since Last We Spoke, 1-12-16

Since Last We Spoke, 1-12-16

I know, I know--these are Monday posts, and it is distinctly not Monday. Apologies, but I spent my weekend motoring to the finish line to complete the draft of a paper for a project that has consumed my life as…

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New SAFEta Webinar Catalog

New SAFEta Webinar Catalog

If you haven't yet seen it, the SAFEta site has a newly revamped webinar catalog that has all of the archived webinars in an easily accessible location. There's a pretty diverse range of topics, many of which are appropriate for…

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Worthwhile Read: To Catch a Rapist

Worthwhile Read: To Catch a Rapist

I usually post links to popular media on Mondays, but this one is so compelling (and intersects with a few different areas of my professional life) I thought it was worth its own mention. If you haven't read the article To…

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Happy 7th Anniversary, FHO!

Happy 7th Anniversary, FHO!

via GIPHY Today FHO celebrates 7 years, which continues to amaze me. 2016 should be a big year for the site--we will FINALLY be doing the major overhaul to the look, feel, and flow of FHO (work begins on that…

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The Year That Was, 2015

The Year That Was, 2015

I'm heading to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in GA this morning for a couple days, but before I board my flight, I thought I would share some of the highlights from 2015. It was a pretty busy year…

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Since Last We Spoke, 1-4-16

Since Last We Spoke, 1-4-16

Happy new year, and welcome back! I trust everyone was able to get a bit of down time over the holidays. I managed to, as well, although not nearly as much as I needed. Like many of you, my holidays were…

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