Archive: September2019

Since Last We Spoke, 9-30-19

I am at Ft Benning this week in Georgia, and is often the case, my time is not my own, so posting here likely will be light. I know I said we were going to start Journal Club this week,…

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Want To Reduce Suicides? Follow The Data

Here's something for our death investigator colleagues--an article from Kaiser Health News I found incredibly fascinating: Want To Reduce Suicides? Follow The Data — To Medical Offices, Motels And Even Animal Shelters. Among other interesting nuggets in it is the introduction…

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What We Know About the Polyvictimization of Youth

The Center for Victim Research has a webinar coming up next week, What We Know About the Polyvictimization of Youth. The session will be held on September 30th at 2pm ET. From the site: This webinar will focus on poly-victims, the…

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Since Last We Spoke, 9-23-19

I got home a little earlier than expected last week, so I had a more relaxing weekend than planned. The girlchild came home from college, which was divine, and while Sasha worked all weekend, it was from home, also not…

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Succession Planning within Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Organizations, Part 2

Futures Without Violence has a great management session coming up, a follow-on to its original session on this topic last year. Succession Planning within Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Organizations, Part 2 will be held October 3rd at 2pm ET.…

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Virtual Journal Club?

I have had many requests for a virtual journal club. I am happy to host one. We tried to do one via Twitter several years ago with *very* limited participation, so I am hesitant to jump back in again. That…

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Children in Detention: Critical Clinical, Legal, Policy, and Human Rights Issues for Health Professionals

The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse (NHCVA) is hosting a webinar, Children in Detention: Critical Clinical, Legal, Policy, and Human Rights Issues for Health Professionals. It will be held on September 25th at 2pm ET. From the website:…

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Welcome New Subscribers!

Welcome to all of you (wow!) that have subscribed to FHO following the IAFN conference. Just a reminder that you need to verify your email via the Feedburner link that went to the email you used in order to activate…

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Since Last We Spoke, 9-16-19

It was so good to see so many of you in New Orleans last week. We had lively, packed sessions, which makes my heart happy. Lots of great discussions. I look forward to keeping that going here. If you're playing…

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IAFN Handouts: Words Matter

Leslie and I tweaked our session, Words Matter: The Art and Science of Trial Testimony at the 11th hour, so the handout on the conference app is not as robust as the session ended up being. An improved handout can…

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Working for the Defense

I'll be talking quite a bit this week about expert consulting and testimony, so the topic of what it means to be an ethical defense expert is on my mind. But the truth is that lately, I have been thinking…

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Since Last We Spoke, 9-9-19

I'm off to New Orleans for what is one of my favorite weeks of the year, the IAFN annual conference. I hope to see many FHO readers in person (please stop me and say hi!), plus I am looking forward…

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Articles of Note: September 2019 Edition

It's time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the peer-reviewed literature. Nothing free this month, but plenty worth tracking down, so I encourage you to spend some time with the list. It's particularly fitting that I…

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Human Trafficking: Shooting Our Wounded and How to Stop

IPSCAN has its lasted webinar posted for viewing, Human Trafficking: Shooting Our Wounded and How to Stop. From the website: Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and the human rights issue of our lifetime, affecting the vulnerable, poor, and oppressed around…

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