Archive: November2017

Global Human Trafficking and Child Victimization

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released their policy statement, Global Human Trafficking and Child Victimization. The statement is available full text from their journal site; if you haven't yet, check out their related Call to Action, as well as the…

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Surviving in the Shadows: Sexual Violence Against Men with Disabilities and Deaf Men

Vera Institute is hosting a webinar next month, Surviving in the Shadows: Sexual Violence Against Men with Disabilities and Deaf Men. The session will be held December 12th at 1pm ET. From the website: Male survivors face unique obstacles when…

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Key Findings of the Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace

What could be more timely than this? NSVRC has released the Key Findings of the Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace (PDF). The study brief covers the major findings from a year-long look into harassment…

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Since Last We Spoke, 11-27-17

Good morning from LGA, the 1st of 2 layovers for me today (ah, government travel). I wouldn't say I am complaining per se, but I promise you it has not escaped me that it will take longer for me to…

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2017 Team Gift Guide

One of my favorite posts each year is our Team Gift Guide. While I'm a big fan of appreciating one another throughout the year, the holidays are the obvious time for a more obvious display of gratitude/affection/friendship/collegiality. So if you've…

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Since Last We Spoke, 11-20-17

I'll be hanging out in the CLE for Thanksgiving and I could not be more excited. After many weeks on the road, at least this one will be spent surrounded by my family and a ridiculous amount of food. Before…

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The Risk of Remaining Silent: Addressing the Current Threats to Women’s Health

In this current political climate, with many threats to individual health and well-being essentially sanctioned as national policy, it seems appropriate to post this newly published article in Women's Health Issues, The Risk of Remaining Silent: Addressing the Current Threats…

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Working with Your Prosecutor in Child Sexual Abuse Cases

Midwest Regional Children's Advocacy Center has a webinar coming up, Working With Your Prosecutor in Child Sexual Abuse Cases. The session will be held December 14th at 2pm ET. I have zero information on the webinar, except what I've already told you here,…

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Since Last We Spoke, 11-13-17

Good morning friends--I am back from France and after 9 glorious hours in my house, I am back at the airport. For those of you playing along at home, this makes 6 full weeks on the road since Labor Day.…

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Articles of Note, November 2017 Edition

Before I depart for France, one more post for the week. I'll be back next week with a few goodies, including my annual gift guide. In the meantime, enjoy this month's Articles of Note, our regular romp through the peer-reviewed…

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Forensic Nurses Week: Strengthening Practice

Last year for Forensic Nurses Week I wrote a series of posts about how we can do better by our patients. Reading through them, they're still relevant. Enjoy! This Forensic Nurses Week, Ask Yourself: How Do We Do Better? Strive…

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Since Last We Spoke, Forensic Nurses Week 2017

It's Forensic Nurses Week, and I want so much to keep this celebratory, but of course, Texas is in all our minds, and that can't be ignored. I'm home for a quick minute, but I'll be heading to France on…

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IAFN Pediatric Strangulation Case Review & Assessment

Our first offering in the FHO store, Injury Following Consensual Sex is now available. If you haven’t ordered a copy yet, you can find it here.  I wanted to bring to your attention the new IAFN Pediatric Strangulation Case Review and Assessment. I…

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