Archive: January2018

2018 Leadership and Lobby Days

Although this is a website for online continuing education, every now and again I post live events, particularly ones important to me. And so I am pleased to announce this year's Leadership and Lobby Days event is now open for…

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Safety & Privacy in a Digital World

VAWnet has a new collection available: Safety and Privacy in a Digital World. If you're not sure what this has to do with a clinical forensic practice, please remember that many of our patients use digital technology to stay connected…

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Since Last We Spoke, 1-29-18

A good Monday to you all--we actually thawed a bit in DC this weekend, and were able to take advantage of the nicer weather with a hike and some time down at the Wharf for an early meal. Naturally, snow…

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A New Understanding of the Childhood Brain

{Don’t forget, we currently have a giveaway going on. You have until Friday to enter…} I hadn't seen this video until WHO tweeted it out yesterday; a lot of you will find it relevant to your work (and it's a great teaching…

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Articles of Note: January 2018 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note our monthly(ish) romp through the peer-reviewed literature. Plenty of interesting research in this go-round, so spend some time looking through it. I dare say, a little something for everyone this month. [embeddoc url="https://www.forensichealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Articles-of-Note-Jan-2018.pdf" download="all"]…

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Reading Now (and a Giveaway)

I was asked by an FHO reader if I would talk about what's on my current reading list. It's a favorite topic of discussion for me (I love hearing what people are reading), so here's what is on my list…

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Since Last We Spoke, 1-22-18

I had the pleasure of attending a night of arts and empowerment at the synagogue we attend here in DC. Both Ilyse Hogue from NARAL and Fatima Goss Graves from the National Women's Law Center spoke (among others), and as…

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Sexual Harassment in Medicine — #MeToo

I haven't spent a lot of time on this site devoted to the reckoning that is the #MeToo movement. In part, that's because there is just so much of it, it would be impossible to keep up; in part because…

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Neurobiology of Trauma Series

The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative has an archived webinar series from last week on the neurobiology of trauma. Dr. Rebecca Campbell was the presenter, and you can register to listen to all 3 parts: Part I:  In part one of the…

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Abused and Betrayed

In case you missed any of it, NPR has been airing a series on adults with intellectual disabilities and sexual violence: Abused and Betrayed. They've been a great listen, with the longest being just 12 minutes; too easy to fit into…

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Since Last We Spoke, 1-15-18

I'm down at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, SC for a couple days working on a new project, so while many of you are off today for the MLK Day observance, it was a travel day for me. After…

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From Margins to Center: A Video Dialogue & Report

The Center for Survivor Agency and Justice is hosting a really compelling webinar (that I wish I could attend--hopefully it'll be archived)--From Margins to Center: A Video Dialogue and Report. The session will be held January 18th at 1pm ET.…

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Linking Health and Criminal Justice Violence Data Provides More Complete Understanding of the Problem

Let's just keep going with the research article theme for the week: new research published out of the UK that caught my attention. A shared data approach more accurately represents the rates and patterns of violence with injury assaults was recently…

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New issue of JFN Available

Greetings from an airplane somewhere between Houston and Portland, where I'll be teaching the next few days. As part of my current reading list, I have several articles from the latest edition of the Journal of Forensic Nursing, which I…

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Happy Birthday FHO! (We’re 9!)

via GIPHY Well, we are celebrating 9 years here at FHO. Not too shabby for a nerdy little site that began as a place for me to refer folks for a few resources here and there. In 2017 we were…

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January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. NCJRS has a special collection now available with a variety of resources for service providers. They include both NIJ-funded research and DOJ publications, so there's a lot to wade through. Worth the…

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Project Connect: Improved Care for Sexual Assault Patients

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare project has a webinar coming up, Project Connect: Improved Care for Sexual Assault Patients. The session will be held February 5th at 11am ET. As with all offerings from this project, CEUs and CMEs are available.…

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Child Interviewing 2018: Update on Research and Practice

Happy New Year, all! Hope everyone had a relaxing and peaceful holiday. I really needed the downtime, but I'm ready to get back into the swing of things. The road beckons next week, so this is my week to organize…

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