Archive: April2019

Updated Clinical Guide: Use of ALS to Identify Bruising

In anticipation of the next research compilation, I have updated one of the most popular clinical guides on the site, Use of ALS to Identify Bruising. There have been a number of research articles published since the guide was last…

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Late Notice: Webinars from IAFN and NIWRC

Starting this week off with a couple of late notice webinars for you, rather than our usual Monday offering, since both are good ones that simply ended up on my radar after last week's posts: First up: IAFN's continuing webinar…

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WEAAD 2019: Lifting Up Voices of Older Survivors

On June 5th at 2pm ET, the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), in collaboration with the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), will be hosting a webinar to preview a draft of their new video series, Lifting…

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Identifying and Protecting Campus Survivors’ Privacy Rights: Schools, SANEs, and Student Survivors

Victim Rights Law Center has a webinar coming up on one of my favorite topics--patient privacy. That will be the focus of the session, Identifying and Protecting Survivors' Privacy Rights: Schools, SANEs and Student Survivors, which will be held May…

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Since Last We Spoke, 4-22-19

For those of you celebrating, I hope your Pesach/Easter was filled with peace and love (and good food). We had a house full, and the aftermath took a full day from which to recover, but it's still one of my…

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A Few Updates RE: STDs

A few new updates re: STDs (since April is STD Awareness Month, in addition to Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Months) There's new surveillance data out from the CDC on extragenital chlamydia and gonorrhea infections in men who…

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Sexual Assault Examiner Skills Sustainability

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare project has a webinar coming up in June that touches on a topic I have yet to see as the subject of a webinar: Sexual Assault Examiner Skills Sustainability. The session will be held June 21st…

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Since Last We Spoke, 4-15-19

I'm heading back up to MSU this week, and then I come home to seder-hosting duties (we'll be 10 at my table this year), so the week is a hectic one. I'm trying to finish off the draft of my…

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Articles of Note, April 2019 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly frolic through the peer-reviewed literature. I assure you, this month's is *full* of science you're going to want to read, some of which is freely available through the links posted below.…

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SANE Expert Witness Training Update

I recently posted about the live SANE Expert Witness Training we hold annually at the NAC. The application for that training is now available for those interested in applying. Here is the updated information: The U.S. Department of Justice’s National…

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New ACOG Opinion on Sexual Assault

Ahead of this month's Articles of Note, I wanted to highlight the newly published American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) committee opinion on sexual assault. You can read the full text here for free. However, the bottom line for…

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Since Last We Spoke, 4-8-19

After a fantastic weekend back in the 216, I'm in my writing chair and staring down deadlines, so we'll make this quick. I'm back in the office this week, and then--well, I don't really know, because the travel calendar has…

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How Can the Internet of Things Be Misused?

Here's a really interesting session for those of you working with patients experiencing intimate partner violence and/or stalking: the National Network to End Domestic Violence has a webinar coming up April 25th--How Can the Internet of Things Be Misused? It…

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Child Sex Trafficking Webinar Series

Children's Healthcare Of Atlanta has a webinar series on child sex trafficking available for professionals looking for more education on the topic. The fundamentals webinar will be held April 9th at 1pm ET. It looks like they archive, so if…

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Since Last We Spoke, 4-1-19

Well, I was supposed to be working on the west coast this week, and suddenly--I am not. That's just how this goes, and that's okay, because I have *projects*, so this week at home is a gift. I head to…

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