Archive: July2019

A Campus-Wide Response to Sexual Misconduct: Best Practices

The Forensic Center of Excellence is hosting a webinar, A Campus-Wide Response to Sexual Misconduct: Best Practices. The session will be held August 7th at 1pm ET. I want to caveat this post by saying that I am *extremely* leary…

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It Really is “Normal to be Normal” in Child Sexual Abuse

SAFEta has a webinar coming up on a popular topic, It Really is "Normal to be Normal" in Child Sexual Abuse. Dr. Karen Farst will be the speaker. The session will be held September 26th at 2pm ET. Like all…

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Since Last We Spoke, 7-29-19

Greetings to you all on this busy Monday morning. Back in the office for the week, and then it's off to Newport, RI next weekend to teach one of my favorite courses of the year for the Navy and Marine…

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Updated Clinical Guide: Court Testimony

Court testimony is the most popular subject on FHO, and not surprisingly, also the most popular clinical guide. It has now been updated with the latest research and guidance from the peer-reviewed journals, so there's a good deal of new…

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Since Last We Spoke, 7-22-19

I'm in Pensacola, FL this week and my time will definitely not belong to me, so posts may be sparse. I worked a good portion of the weekend, but travel left me a bit of time to surf (and the…

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Updated Clinical Guide: Toluidine Blue Dye

Our 2nd update for the week is now available: the updated clinical guide on the use of toluidine blue dye in the examination of sexual assault patients. New research articles, new books, and links to the National Protocols all can…

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Updated Clinical Guide: Social Media Use for Forensic Clinicians

In our course last week we naturally discussed social media use (as we do), and it made me realize that it is high time I went through the clinical guides and gave them all a facelift. So one by one,…

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Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals in Victim Services

There aren't too many topics out there that we haven't covered here at FHO, but this is one of them. OVC TTAC is hosting an Expert Q&A next month, Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals in Victim Services. The session…

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Since Last We Spoke, 7-15-19

We had a fantastic class at the NAC last week. A diverse and talented group of clinicians and prosecutors spent several days with us, and I am pretty sure the faculty left just as energized as the students. It continues…

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Articles of Note: July 2019 Edition

It's time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the peer-reviewed literature. This month there's quite a bit that's freely downloadable, so look for the FREE FULL TEXT notations for immediate gratification. Otherwise, links lead to PubMed…

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Using Expert Eyes and Ears to Document What We See and Hear

SAFEta has a webinar coming up, On Looking and Writing: A Guide to Using Expert Eyes and Ears to Document What We See and Hear. The session will be held August 15th at 2pm ET. From the registration: This webinar…

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Since Last We Spoke, 7-8-19

It's going to be a pretty busy week at FHO headquarters as we head to Columbia, SC and the National Advocacy Center for what is my very favorite course to teach. I'll try to keep posts regular, but things may…

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Sexual Violence and Opioids Annotated Bibliography

I wanted to point your attention to a recently published annotated bibliography by NSVRC on sexual violence and opioids (PDF). I'm such a huge fan of these types of compilations (obviously), and this is a topic that hasn't been well…

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Pediatric Sexually Transmitted Infection Update

SAFEta has a webinar coming up featuring Dr. Lori Frasier, Pediatric Sexually Transmitted Infection Update. The session will be held July 25th at 2pm ET. It will be archived so no worries if you can't attend live. From the announcement:…

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And…We’re Back! Plus, Pediatric Case Studies

I hope everyone had a wonderful June. Our family had an amazing time in Japan, and now I am down in Charlottesville with the girlchild for college orientation for a few days. The vacation was a wonderful reset, and I…

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