Archive: August2017

Introduction to a Public Health Framework for Human Trafficking

The National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center is hosting a webinar on September 14th at 2pm ET: Introduction to a Public Health Framework for Human Trafficking. From the announcement: This webinar will introduce you to a public health…

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Upcoming Webinars from the Elder Justice Initiative

The Department of Justice's Elder Justice Initiative is a treasure trove of resources on all things elder abuse, including a host of webinars, so many that I haven't been able to keep up here. What follows is a selection of…

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Conducting Community Inventories to Support Victims of Human Trafficking

There's been a fair amount of attention focused on human trafficking on several of the community listservs to which I subscribe, so I am trying to post more related resources. This one is geared toward the community response: Conducting Community…

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Since Last We Spoke, 8-28-17

Our thoughts here at FHO HQ (aka, my house) are with our friends and colleagues in Houston and the other affected areas. Hope everyone is safe, and big love to all of you working as (or otherwise supporting) 1st responders…

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Articles of Note: August 2017

It's time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the peer-reviewed literature. You'll notice many articles from the same source--the Journal of Clinical Nursing has a special issue on abuse and violence this month, so you might…

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The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

If you've been reading FHO for awhile, you know I am hugely interested in the economics of the work we do. So I was pleased to see this new report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research, The Economic Cost of…

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Developing a SANE Program in Rural Communities

OVC TTAC has a webinar coming up next month as part of the SANE Program Development and Operation Web Training Series, Developing a SANE Program in Rural Communities. The session will be held September 29th at 2pm ET. As with most…

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Since Last We Spoke, 8-21-17

Well, much as a nasty bout of vertigo attempted to derail my travel plans, I'm currently sitting at DCA, awaiting my flight to Providence, RI, where I'll pick up a car and head to Newport. One of my favorite places…

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Respect Effect: A New Tool for Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Let's highlight some prevention today, since we spend so much time on response. That's Not Cool, in conjunction with Break the Cycle, has an upcoming webinar, Respect Effect: A New Tool for Teen Dating Violence Prevention. The session will be…

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Organizational-Level Response and Planning for Staff Compassion Fatigue/Vicarious Trauma

Office for Victims of Crime has an upcoming webinar, Organizational-Level Response and Planning for Staff Compassion Fatigue/Vicarious Trauma. The session will be held August 23rd at 2pm ET. From the site: It takes courage to help child and adult victims of…

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Trafficking in Native Communities

Late notice, so apologies, but hopefully, this will be archived: the National Latin@ Network has a webinar coming up on August 17th, Trafficking in Native Communities. The session will be held from 12:30-2pm CT. From the site: This webinar will address…

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Since Last We Spoke, 8-14-17

Well, on the one hand, I'm back in DC after 2 long weeks away from my wife, so that's wonderful. On the other hand, let's face it--this weekend was a dumpster fire, as far as current events go. What we…

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National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits: A Multidisciplinary Approach

I'm pleased to announce that the National Best Practice for Sexual Assault Kits: A Multidisciplinary Approach is now available from NIJ. This is a project many of us worked on and should provide excellent guidance related to all things sexual…

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How Language Helps Shape Our Response to Sexual Violence

Somehow I managed to forget to post this, so apologies for the late notice (but it will be archived, so no worries if you can't view in real time): How Language Helps Shape Our Response to Sexual Violence is the next webinar…

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Since Last We Spoke, 8-7-17

Greetings from week 2 in the CLE. For those of you in the area I will be giving a somewhat impromptu testimony talk this Thursday, August 10th from 6-8pm at the Cleveland Clinic Building in Independence: [embeddoc url="https://www.forensichealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Forensic-Nurse-Education.docx" download="all" viewer="microsoft"]…

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Bruising in Older Adults

The National Center on Elder Abuse has a research-to-practice translation: Bruising in Older Adults: Accidental Bruising and Bruising from Physical Abuse (PDF) that I stumbled on, thanks to the magic of social media. The graphics-heavy piece makes a lovely companion to…

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Calling Bullsh*t

I am so fascinated by this: a couple of professors from the University of Washington have created an entire course, with syllabus and lectures available online, Calling Bullshit. Its purpose is to teach people how data can be manipulated, and…

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How To Expand an Existing SANE Program

How To Expand an Existing SANE Program

OVC TTAC has a webinar coming up as part of their SANE Program Development and Operation Web Training Series, How to Expand an Existing SANE Program. The session will be held September 18th at 2pm ET. Not a ton of…

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