Archive: March2018

Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault

IAFN is offering a free webinar next month, Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault. the session will be held April 25th at 2pm ET. From the website: This webinar will define DFSA. It will review the drugs used, their signs and symptoms…

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Developing a SART in Indian Country

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare project has a webinar coming up, Developing a SART in Indian Country. It'll be held April 18th at 3pm ET. All of their webinars are archived; CEUs/CMEs are available. From the site: American Indian and Alaska Native…

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Since Last We Spoke, March for Our Lives Edition

Saturday was the remarkable March for Our Lives, and I am so grateful I could be a part of it. My daughter (plus a bestie), her dad, and his wife all came into town to participate. Truly, it was an epic…

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Intimate Partner Violence Among Transgender Youth

It's rare that I post a single research article, but when the subject is one that rarely appears in the literature, it's worth highlighting. So it is with this one, Intimate Partner Violence Among Transgender Youth: Associations with Intrapersonal and…

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Promising Strategies and Practices in Medical Forensic Compliance

(Apologies for the delayed notice on this one, but it just came across my desk) Battered Women's Justice Project has an upcoming webinar, Promising Strategies and Practices in Medical Forensic Compliance. The session will be held March 29th at 2pm…

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Since Last We Spoke, 3-19-18

Let's see how this week will go, shall we? It's started off on the crappier side, what with the immunization-induced malaise I'm currently rocking in anticipation of some overseas travel coming up in May. But I will be on the…

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Testimony Is an Essential Part of Forensic Practice

The issue of whether forensic clinicians have to testify, and if so, who determines whether they testify as a fact witness or an expert witness is one that we discuss regularly in these circles. I've written about it before; nothing in that…

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Articles of Note: March 2018 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the newly published peer-reviewed literature. As always, this is not an exhaustive review, just what is particularly interesting to me as I wander my way through the new and…

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Post Exposure Prophylaxis to HIV: Make it Simple

IAFN's SAFEta project has a webinar coming up next month, Post Exposure Prophylaxis to HIV: Make it Simple. The session will be held April 30th at 2pm ET. From the announcement: Non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP) should be started rapidly after…

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Since Last We Spoke, 3-12-18

As is the nature of this work, I was supposed to be on the road the remainder of the month and now I am not traveling until the beginning of April. So, more time at home than I typically have,…

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Working with Interpreters: Enhancing Communications with Individuals Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Vera Institute's Center on Victimization and Safety has a webinar coming up, Working with Interpreters: Enhancing Communications with Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The session will be held March 20th at 2pm ET. This is a great…

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Intensity vs. Consistency

I think about sustainability a lot. So anytime I see something that I think can help improve the sustainability of programs, rest assured it will show up on this site. Like this video from the folks over at RSA; I…

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Which Initials Can I Use?

Every now and again I feel like it's important to remind folks about the parameters for using initials after one's name. It's a regular issue, and those of you who conduct SANE training and/or manage teams are encouraged to review…

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Since Last We Spoke, 3-5-18

I'm heading to San Antonio this week for a few days with the Army, but before I hop on a plane, here are a couple things from my weekend. One, a bit of insight: if you are going to play…

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The State of Modern Slavery in the U.S.: Trends and Tools for Law Enforcement and Victim Service Providers

The International Association of Chiefs of Police is hosting a webinar, The State of Modern Slavery in the US: Trends and Tools for Law Enforcement and Victim Service Providers. The session will be held March 14th at 3pm ET. From…

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