Archive: October2016

Since Last We Spoke (and a Giveaway Winner!)

Greetings to you all, and a good Monday morning--my hometown baseball team is up in the World Series 3-2 and we are a mere 9 days from this election being over, one way or another. Here's hoping you had a…

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Evaluating the Treating Clinician’s Testimony: A Defense Expert Perspective

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on this week. See all the details here. I taught a new session at IAFN this year, Evaluating the Treating Clinician's Testimony: A Defense Expert Perspective. It was one of ten that was…

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Childhood Trauma: Changing Minds

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on this week. See all the details here. Have you seen the new multimedia presentation on childhood trauma from Futures Without Violence? If not I encourage you to take a look--some terrific information about…

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The Intersection Between Prostitution, Human Trafficking, and Victimization Among Justice Involved Women

Don't forget we have a giveaway going on this week. See all the details here. The National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women has a webinar coming up next week: The Intersection Between Prostitution, Human Trafficking, and Victimization Among Justice…

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Welcome to the New FHO!

Welcome to the new, improved Forensic Healthcare Online! As we approach FHO’s 8th birthday, I thought it was time to spruce things up a bit. Here’s what you’ll find on the redesigned site: More focused content: FHO readers have their…

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Since Last We Spoke, 10-17-16

I’m really pretty well consumed with the election coverage, or at least my Twitter feed is (and my FB feed, and my Instagram feed). I fear until the election is over, this weekly feature will be a little sad. Sure,…

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Consent for Kids

I’m just going to go ahead and leave this here (although feel free to share with some of our politicians…) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3nhM9UlJjc {By @BlueSeatStudios; h/t NSVRC}

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Trauma Informed Care of Immigrant and Refugee Children

The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse has a webinar coming up next month: Trauma Informed Care of Immigrant and Refugee Children. The session will be held November 16th from 1-2:30 pm ET. CMEs will be available for physicians…

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Critical Issues Facing Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

The California Senior Medicare Patrol program is hosting a webinar, Critical Issues Facing Seniors and Persons with Disabilities. It will be held October 27th at 10am PT, but space is limited for this session so register soon. Click through for…

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Articles of Note: October 2016

It’s time once again for Articles of Note, our (mostly) monthly look at what’s new and noteworthy in the peer-reviewed literature. Click through for the active-linked Word doc and the printer-friendly PDF. As always, please provide attribution if you distribute…

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Legal Aspects of Human Trafficking for Health Providers: Case Studies and Legal Remedies

Good morning. I hope all of our Canadian readers had a lovely Thanksgiving. Tonight begins Yom Kippur, so I will be knocking off a bit early to get ready for services. Apologies for the lack of post yesterday. It was…

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Applying the Best Available Research Evidence to Build Comprehensive Strategies for Sexual Violence Prevention

The National Center for Campus Public Safety has a webinar coming up,Applying the Best Available Research to Build Comprehensive Strategies for Sexual Violence Prevention. It will be held October 20th from 2-3pm ET. Anyone participating in campus-based SARTs or MDTs…

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Unique Perspective for Women with Traumatic Brain Injury: Gender Differences and Coping Strategies

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury have a webinar coming up this month, Unique Perspectives for Women with Traumatic Brain Injury: Gender Differences and Coping Strategies. It will be held October 13th from 1-2:30…

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Injury Terminology and Testimony

I wanted to address an issue that I heard repeatedly at the conference; one that has also been brought directly to me from FHO readers–injury documentation. There was a session in Denver where it was the focus, and before I…

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Since Last We Spoke, 10-3-16

Shanah Tovah to all who are celebrating today; I came home a little early from Denver to be with my wife for the Jewish New Year (and cook for a full table). I have a light schedule today and will…

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