Archive: September2018

Healthcare Needs of Trafficking Victims

An FHO reader asked if I would do a review of the literature on the healthcare needs of trafficking victims and the answer is no, because it's already out there. Allow me to point your attention to the library over…

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A National Training Standard for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiners 2nd Edition: A Training Blueprint

SAFEta has a webinar coming up on the new edition of the National Training Standards for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiners. The session will be held October 3rd at 3:30pm ET (and it will be archived). Obviously, it is in…

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Childhood Trauma And Its Lifelong Health Effects More Prevalent Among Minorities

As I was waiting for my flight Monday I happened to catch this story about the fact that (not a surprise) childhood trauma and its health effects were more prevalent among minorities. And I received the research alert in my…

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Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Toolkit: 2018 Edition

NSVRC has just published the 2018 edition of the SART Toolkit, and while I haven't had a chance to peruse it in its entirety, what I have seen looks great. There's a lot of content for your healthcare team and…

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Experts

Something to consider when it comes to evaluating experts: One can be an expert in treating the injuries caused by a mechanism of injury... ...and not necessarily be an expert in the mechanism of injury itself. We probably don't talk…

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Articles of Note: September 2018 Edition

I had planned to post this yesterday, but I seem to have a gremlin in my Adobe Pro software right now, so apologies for the delay. I'm finally back in DC for a couple days before I head cross country to…

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Working Effectively with Muslim Youth and Their Families

Midwest Regional Children's Advocacy Center has a two-part webinar series coming up next month, Working Effectively with Muslim Youth and Their Families. Part one will be held October 11th at 1pm CT; part two will be held October 25th at at…

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Since Last We Spoke, Rosh Hashanah Edition

Heading to Orlando tomorrow to teach with the Army, and like many of you, I'll be keeping an eye on Florence (because like many of you we are in her projected path at this point--re-upped on a few hurricane supplies yesterday just…

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The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Prevention

I'm heading out to the National Advocacy Center down in South Carolina for a couple days, but before I go, an excellent educational opportunity. PreventConnect has a webinar coming up, the Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Prevention.…

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New Edition of SANE Education Guidelines Now Available

Not to be confused with the new SAMFE National Training Standards published by the Department of Justice, IAFN has just released the new edition of the SANE Education Guidelines. Keep in mind, these are two completely separate and distinct documents. If…

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Policies and Procedures for Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

Kim Day posted this on the IAFN community site last week, so some of you may have already seen it, but in case you didn't, the national nPEP toolkit project continues to add resources to their site (I posted about the…

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