Archive: February2016

Since Last We Spoke, Leap Day Edition

Since Last We Spoke, Leap Day Edition

A whole week at home is what I have to look forward to this week, so I am taking advantage of every minute while I'm here. Lots of home cooked meals, long runs with the dog, and some entertaining at…

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Why Your Doctor Should Care About Social Justice

Why Your Doctor Should Care About Social Justice

"Our role as health professionals is not just to treat our patients but to sound the alarm and advocate for change."  

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Articles of Note, February 2016

Time once again for Articles of Note--what's new in the peer-reviewed literature that has captured my attention. And let me tell you something: there's a lot to go through here. Some fantastic articles, a few of which are free full-text.…

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Measuring Intimate Partner Violence, Partner Sexual Abuse, and Stalking

Measuring Intimate Partner Violence, Partner Sexual Abuse, and Stalking

BWJP is hosting a webinar with two of the more well-known researchers in the area of interpersonal violence. Sherry Hamby and TK Logan will be presenting on March 22nd from 1-2:30pm CT: Measuring Intimate Partner Violence, Partner Sexual Abuse and Stalking.…

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Since Last We Spoke, 2-22-16

Since Last We Spoke, 2-22-16

After a great week in Germany, it's nice to be home, if only for a minute. I head to FLETC tomorrow, though thankfully just overnight. I confess I have been a bit remiss in staying current with my social media…

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Conversational Competency

Conversational Competency

I loved this TED talk--conversation really is an art. A quote I love so much: ""Most of us don't listen with the intent to understand. We listen with the intent to reply." It's all so good. Whether it's teaching, mentoring,…

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Since Last We Spoke, 2-15-16

Since Last We Spoke, 2-15-16

I'm on my way to Kaiserslautern, Germany, so posts on FHO could be sporadic this week. My work hours will be unpredictable at best, so let's play it by ear, shall we? Sitting in the airport always gives me time to…

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Navigating Fund Development Strategies During Transition

Navigating Fund Development Strategies During Transition

You know I always like a good sustainability webinar; Futures Without Violence has one coming up next week that might fit the bill. Navigating Fund Development Strategies During Transition will be offered February 17th from 1-2:30pm ET. Click through for…

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SANE Programs and Evidence Storage

SANE Programs and Evidence Storage

In case you missed this, SAFEta just published guidance on evidence storage for SANE programs that's worth your time. Click through to download the document: [embeddoc url="https://www.forensichealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/SANE-Programs-and-Evidence-Storage-2_8-3.pdf"]

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Worthwhile Read: Key Findings from Sexual Violence Victimization and Associations with Health in African American Women

Worthwhile Read: Key Findings from Sexual Violence Victimization and Associations with Health in African American Women

Just a quick note this morning: NSVRC has a new research translation available: Key Findings from Sexual Violence Victimization in a Community Sample of African American Women. I haven't read it yet, but it will be on the top of my list…

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Since Last We Spoke, 2-8-16

Since Last We Spoke, 2-8-16

Greetings from Fairbanks, AK, where my phone tells me it is -12F right now. Happily I am typing this from the bed in my hotel room, where it is decidedly warmer, but at some point soon I am going to…

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Recommendations for the Collection of Forensic Specimens from Complainants and Suspects

Recommendations for the Collection of Forensic Specimens from Complainants and Suspects

I'm working on this very issue right now here in the US, so I was very interested in reviewing the UK's latest recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects (PDF), published last week by the Faculty of Forensic…

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End Abuse of People With Disabilities (Webinar Series)

End Abuse of People With Disabilities (Webinar Series)

The Vera Institute's Center on Victimization and Safety is hosting a webinar series, End Abuse of People With Disabilities. The first webinar is People First: Practicing Accessibility One Contact at a Time. It will be held February 16th from 2-3:30pm…

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Since Last We Spoke, 2-1-16

Since Last We Spoke, 2-1-16

How nice to have a week at home before I hit the travel pretty hard. After a lovely (albeit brief) visit with my kid, I am looking at a week of hard core writing and editing before I depart for…

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