Archive: June2016

Testifying for the First Time (Plus a Giveaway of Sorts)

Testifying for the First Time (Plus a Giveaway of Sorts)

I am spending a lot of time this summer and fall teaching and writing about testifying (as well as actually consulting/testifying at trial), and I'm trying to add some new material to a couple of the presentations I do. So I figured I'd…

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Piloting and Evaluation of Domestic Violence Course

Piloting and Evaluation of Domestic Violence Course

Did you know that there are two new national recommendations on screening and counseling for domestic violence in the healthcare setting?  Both the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the Institute of Medicine recommend that clinicians screen all women for intimate partner…

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Since Last We Spoke: 6/27/16

Since Last We Spoke: 6/27/16

I worked most of the weekend, making my way back from a fantastic time out in Jackson Hole. Cannot say enough good things about the folks doing work with victims out there. Because of my limited weekend, my list is…

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Paper Tigers

Paper Tigers

Has anyone seen the film Paper Tigers yet? I really want to see it, and I'd love to hear from folks who already have. It doesn't have the kind of distribution that makes it easy to go see, but you can…

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HIV PEP in Pre Pubertal Patients

HIV PEP in Pre Pubertal Patients

IAFN has a new session in their online learning center: HIV PEP in Pre Pubertal Patients. The better news is that until 30 June, it will only cost members $10 to participate (which includes 1 CEU credit). Click through for…

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Since Last We Spoke, 6-20-16

Since Last We Spoke, 6-20-16

It was lovely to spend the weekend outdoors, with my spouse and kid--we managed to get the kayaks on the water yesterday, there was grilling, dog walking, and many treats from our local farmers market. Very cathartic after these last…

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Articles of Note: May/June 2016 Edition

With everything that's happened in the last 6 weeks, I've gotten a bit behind in a few areas, including FHO. So this is a pretty robust Articles of Note, with lots to peruse. I was particularly pleased to see so…

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Forensic Nursing: Standards of Care for Evidence Collection, Documentation of Injury and Maintaining a Chain of Custody

Forensic Nursing: Standards of Care for Evidence Collection, Documentation of Injury and Maintaining a Chain of Custody

IAFN and AALNC are so-sponsoring a webinar, Forensic Nursing: Standards of Care for Evidence Collection, Documentation of Injury and Maintaining a Chain of Custody. The session will be offered June 28th from 3-4pm ET. CEUs will be available; the cost is…

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How Prevalent Is Campus Sexual Assault?

How Prevalent Is Campus Sexual Assault?

NIJ has a new publication available examining the prevalence rate of campus sexual assault in the US. Read the research review here; check out the infographic here.

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Since Last We Spoke: 6-13-16

Since Last We Spoke: 6-13-16

Another Monday morning post, another long list of articles about the latest mass shooting. Only this one has the distinction of being the worst the US has ever seen, and this was my community that was targeted. The only thing…

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In Memorium: Teresa Scalzo

In Memorium: Teresa Scalzo

On May 23rd we lost our dear friend, Teresa. An aggressive cancer took her far too soon, and we are left with a mountain of grief. There have been many tributes to T on Facebook, in blog posts, and in her…

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Q&A on Sexual Violence in Later Life

Q&A on Sexual Violence in Later Life

NSVRC is hosting a Q&A session on sexual violence in later life with Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik. The session will be held June 15th at 2pm ET. Questions were gathered from the field, and others will be taken from the audience at the…

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Exploring Forensic DNA Evidence in Complex Cases of Sexual Violence

Exploring Forensic DNA Evidence in Complex Cases of Sexual Violence

An interesting webinar coming up next week: Exploring Forensic DNA Evidence in Complex Cases of Sexual Violence. This webinar is being offered by Physicians for Human Rights on June 13th, at 10:30am ET, and appears to focus on areas that…

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Since Last We Spoke: 6-6-16

Since Last We Spoke: 6-6-16

Slowly getting back into my previously scheduled life; it was a Reserve weekend, so I had plenty of time to dick around online while Sash was working. I was also supposed to be working this weekend, but my heart just…

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Updated HIV nPEP Guidelines

Updated HIV nPEP Guidelines

I'm back and much refreshed after a very needed (and quick) getaway. And while I head back on the road shortly, I have all of next week in DC with my people, including a kid who comes home for the summer. With that,…

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