Archive: June2018

FHO Readers Are the Best

Thank you to everyone who has already purchased the new research brief. Your response to yesterday's post has been really incredible (about quadruple the usual traffic). Please keep trying if you have had any problems purchasing either item from the…

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Aging Bruises Based On Color: A Brief Review

I'm so pleased to announce the newest review article is now available for sale in the FHO store: Aging Bruises Based on Color. Like its predecessor, Injury Following Consensual Sex, it is a digital download, available for $4.99. When you…

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Toxic Stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences: Letting the Published Evidence Speak for Itself

In response to the crisis at our southern border, the American Academy of Pediatrics has opened up access to all of the articles they have published on the impact of toxic stress and adverse childhood experiences: "We hope that by opening…

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Since Last We Spoke, 6-25-18 (and Some News)

Yesterday, I dropped the girlchild off at Georgetown for a summer program in international diplomacy (my child's do-gooder heart has designs on the larger world, so off she goes to work on issues of human conflict and whatnot)--this meant lots…

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Articles of Note: June 2018 Edition

It's time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the peer-reviewed literature. I found it to be a particularly fruitful review--there was a lot I bookmarked to read, much for upcoming work I have. Pay attention to…

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The SART Toolkit Update Webinar

NSVRC and IAFN are co-hosting a webinar on the newly updated SART toolkit, to be released in August. The session will be held July 12th at 2pm ET. From the announcement: The collaborative team approach to sexual assault is a…

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2019 ICD-10-CM Codes for Human Trafficking

Perhaps with all of the horror swirling about in the news, you missed this information: the National Center for Health Statistics at the CDC added new codes for patients experiencing sexual and labor trafficking to be used beginning October 1st,…

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Since Last We Spoke, Crisis Edition

Friends, it seems like everything I'm reading right now is about the crisis at our borders. And not the garbage, build-a-wall crisis that the president would like us to focus on, but the real crisis of children and parents being…

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Human Trafficking and Toxicology

IAFN is hosting an upcoming webinar, Human Trafficking and Toxicology. The session will be held July 10th at 2pm ET. It is limited to 200 people, but will be archived (f0r IAFN members)--if you want to attend the live session…

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Cochrane Review of the HPV Vaccine

If your sexual assault medical-forensic exam does not include offering the HPV vaccine to eligible patients, perhaps it's worth considering. And if you're looking for the evidence base to support its inclusion in your comprehensive exam, last month the nice…

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Trials and Social Media…

...Don't mix. Resist the urge to post anything* about trials in which you are involved. Before, during or after. Particularly commenting on the results of trials. I love social media, and I use it all the time; there's a lot about…

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Since Last We Spoke, 6-11-18

It was a reasonable weekend for Capital Pride (weather-wise), and we had a lovely time here in our household. Our synagogue holds an annual Pride Shabbat service Friday evening to kick off the festivities, and you never know who's going…

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Coordinated Community Responses and Beyond: Collaborations to Address Crimes Against Older Adults

In observance of World Elder Abuse Day, the American Society on Aging is hosting a webinar, Coordinated Community Responses and Beyond: Collaborations to Address Crimes Against Older Adults. The session will be held June 14th at 10am PT. Free CEUs…

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Tales from the U.K. of the Trafficking of Men and Boys for Forced Labour

Oh hey, Canada--I promise I know you guys are up there (and my, how particularly lovely your country looks from down here). I also recognize that I don't do a very good job of sending training your way, mostly because…

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Looking at the Opioid Epidemic in the Context of Trauma and Domestic Violence

The National Indigenous Women's Resource Center has an upcoming webinar, Looking at the Opioid Epidemic in the Context of Trauma and Domestic Violence. The session will be held June 13th at 3pm ET. From the registration page: This timely and…

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Since Last We Spoke, 6-4-18

Well, here's the thing--Friday was my birthday, and we are a family that does birthdays over an entire weekend. My folks came in, and my kiddo comes today, so I did a whole lot of play this weekend and not…

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