Archive: February2018

Update on Emergency Contraception

Thanks, Kim Day for the heads up on this: the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals has a 3 part webinar series on emergency contraception. CEUs/CMEs are available, which makes this a good one for those of you seeking to renew your…

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Myths Surrounding Virginity: A Guide for Service Providers (and a few other resources)

I found this so fascinating: the International Rescue Committee has a new guide for service providers, Myths Surrounding Virginity. I just finished working my way through it; what a great resource for really sifting through the issues related to the subject.…

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Since Last We Spoke, 2-26-18

Sorry I disappeared last week--I was in Germany, and well, my time was not my own, so something had to give and it was FHO. But I'm back, in town for the whole week, and ready to make the slog…

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Articles of Note: Valentine’s Day 2018 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly(ish) romp through the newly published peer-reviewed literature. I have to tell you--this month's offering is pretty light. There wasn't *that much* that really captured my attention. Still, there is some good stuff…

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Adult Human Trafficking Screening Toolkit and Guide

The US Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Trafficking in Persons has a new resource available, Adult Human Trafficking Screening Toolkit and Guide (PDF). From the website: The Adult Human Trafficking Screening Tool (AHTST) is designed for use…

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Since Last We Spoke, 2-12-18

It's a busy week here at FHO headquarters (AKA, my house). I'm heading out of the country at the end of the week, so with looming self-imposed deadlines, and a few fun gigs before I board a plane, there's much to…

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Building Partnerships

For those of you interested in engaging in research to help inform practice, whether as clinicians in the field or academic researchers looking for your next project, I encourage you to consider Building Partnerships, an upcoming webinar from the Center…

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Linking Community Confinement and Sexual Assault Response Teams

The National PREA Resource Center has a webinar coming up, Linking Community Confinement and Sexual Assault Response Teams. The session will be held February 15th at 2pm ET. From the registration page: In this webinar, the presenters will discuss Partnering…

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MDT Member Recruitment and Retention: Building Trust and Traction

The Elder Justice Initiative has a webinar coming up, MDT Member Recruitment and Retention: Building Trust and Traction. The session will be held February 22nd from 2-3pm ET. This isn't a frequent topic of training, so consider attending (or listening…

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Since Last We Spoke, 2-5-18

Allegedly there was some sports thing on last night, but I was flying back from the CLE after a really great weekend with kid and family. Praise be, I am home for 10 whole days, so I am writing this…

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. NCJRS has a special collection available with publications and associated resources. Some other sites with dedicated info on this issue: That's Not Cool VAWnet Love Is Respect Break the Cycle Related, one of my…

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