Archive: June2017

Strangulation Medical Imaging Protocols

The Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention is hosting a webinar next month, Medical Imaging Protocols. The session will be held July 10th at 1pm ET. From the announcement: This webinar features the Medical Advisory Board of the Training Institute on…

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When the Man Who Abuses You Is Also a Cop

I don't often give mainstream media articles their own post (we wait for Mondays to do that), but 1.) this one is worth it, and 2.) I will be stepping away from FHO until next Thursday, as I take the…

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Articles of Note, June 2017 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, our (mostly) monthly frolic through the peer reviewed literature. Lots of stuff for our peds practitioners this go round. A few full-text options available, as well, so keep your eyes open for those.…

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Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations

The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families published a guide this spring, Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based Organizations (PDF). There's a lot packed into this relatively brief resource; the active links alone…

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Since Last We Spoke, 6-19-17

This weekend was a whirlwind of family--my parents were in town, my kid got here for the summer, and my Aunt and Uncle celebrated 50 years of marriage--so I was entirely consumed with lovely things. Last night, after the dust…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. In light of this, allow me to point your attention to the dedicated NCJRS page that has a good selection of resources. And from WHO: Today is #WorldElderAbuseAwarenessDay.1 in 6 older adults…

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Trauma Informed Care Webinars from Indian Health Service

H/t to Kim Day for this info: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health is offering a series of webinars for program supervisors and clinicians on Trauma Informed Care. For those of you working with American Indian/Alaska Native patients: Webinar for…

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Roxane Gay on the Daily Show

One of my favorite writers, Roxane Gay, has a new book out, Hunger (review). Last night she was the featured interview on the Daily Show, which I would encourage you to watch (the interview starts at 15:37). You can also read…

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Since Last We Spoke, 6-12-17

It was DC Pride this weekend, so I confess to lots of playtime, and very little work. Particularly because this weekend marked the beginning of my slow season, when I make the conscious choice to spend more time with my…

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Responding to Mental Health Crisis: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Conversations About Diagnosis, Treatment and Medication

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health has a webinar coming up at the end of the month that I think could be very informative for forensic clinicians as we talk to our patients about their health…

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Demystifying the Prepubescent Medical Forensic Examination

KidsTA has a webinar coming up that's perfect for those of you thinking about expanding your practice to pediatrics. Demystifying the Prepubescent Medical Forensic Examination will be held June 22nd at 3pm ET. From the announcement: The Medical Forensic examination…

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Since Last We Spoke, 6-5-17

So, you may have noticed it was pretty quiet on FHO last week. What can I say--trial weeks are sometimes like that. This week I'm signing on from Wichita, KS, where I am looking forward to a lively workshop with…

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