Archive: April2017

10 Things: Social Media Use for Forensic Clinicians

{Note: this post doesn't discuss the use of social media for professional purposes, only personal ones. We'll address the professional use of social media, such as crowd-sourcing clinical information, at a later date.} A favorite topic of conversation here at…

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Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Expert Witness Training

Generally, I don't post live events here, but seeing as this is one of my very favorite courses to teach... Once again we are putting on the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Expert Witness course at the National Advocacy Center in…

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Since Last We Spoke, 4-24-17

Happy Monday, all (or as we like to refer to it in my house, Happy 1st Full Week at Home Since Mid-February). The trial I had in the great north went away, so here I am, in my pajamas, eating…

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A Note About Sending Questions or Requests

I love receiving questions and requests from FHO readers via my Contact page, and I am more than happy to answer. However, if you want me to respond, it has to include more than just a subject (e.g. "sexual assault…

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School-Based Health Services for Adolescent Dating and Sexual Violence

Futures Without Violence is hosting a webinar next week on school-based health services, adolescent health and anticipatory guidance for dating and sexual violence and harassment. The session will be April 27th at 6:30pm ET (yes, it's a late one). From…

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Articles of Note, April 2017 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the newly published, peer-reviewed journals. This month, lots of good stuff related to sexual assault, including some interesting new research around genital injury. Definitely one of the better months, IMHO.…

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Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

OVC has just published a vicarious trauma toolkit, and there's a lot here that may be useful to you in both your work as forensic healthcare providers and in other aspects of your clinical life. I have only just started…

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Since Last We Spoke, 4-17-17

These last 6 weeks make me feel like I have been neglectful, so it's great to be back among my FHO readers. London was a blast, albeit a fast one, and I definitely feel recharged and ready to return to…

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State by State Syphilis Rates

[First things first: I am taking some much-needed vacation next week after a very long March. FHO will be dark while I'm off. I promise to pick back up Monday, April 17th with a new Articles of Note, among other…

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Building an Effective SANE Program

Apologies for missing the 1st half of the week, but I had my hands full with our Leadership Training and Lobby Day, which was a fantastic couple of days. And now, seeing as April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a…

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