Archive: October2019

How to Prevent Sexual Violence Against Children — 7 Days of Ideas

Here's a cool-looking offering: Apolitical is offering a micro-course called How to Prevent Sexual Violence Against Children — 7 Days of Ideas. I know nothing about it beyond what's on their site, but I am thoroughly intrigued: On November 20,…

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How State/Territory, Tribal, and Federal Health Policies Can Promote Survivor Health, Preserve Autonomy, and Protect Confidentiality

This is a very last minute post, but, it's worth it for two reasons--so please keep reading. Futures Without Violence has a webinar tomorrow, October 30th at 1pm ET, How State/Territory, Tribal, and Federal Health Policies Can Promote Survivor Health,…

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Medical-Forensic Exam Payment Webinar Series from IAFN

A very excellent webinar series is coming up, courtesy of IAFN's new medical-forensic exam billing and payment project. There are three, the first of which will be November 26, 2019 at 12pm ET: When Things Don't Go Right: Sexual Assault…

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Strangulation and Imaging–New Research

Last Week's Articles of Note contained a new study that I want to highlight: Evaluation of Nonfatal Strangulation in Alert Adults. Along with CT angiograms of the neck in strangulation victims: Incidence of positive findings at a level one trauma…

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Since Last We Spoke, 10-21-19

Good morning from Michigan State University, where I am working for most of the week. Happily, I am home the remainder of the month after this trip, so a bit of a travel reprieve, although not a work one (not…

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Articles of Note: October 2019 Edition

It's time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly romp through the newly published peer-reviewed literature. There is *a lot* of choice material to sort through this month, so I hope you will spend some quality time with the…

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2018 STD Surveillance Report

(1st week of Journal Club is live, so feel free to jump in; we'll pose new questions each Tuesday.) The CDC just released its 2018 STD Surveillance Report and it is grim. They're reporting increases in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis…

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Since Last We Spoke, 10-7-19

[There’s still time to join us for our first Journal Club–get all the details here.] I am happily at home and looking forward to what should be a great week here at FHO headquarters. We will kick off Journal Club tomorrow…

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Domestic Violence High-Risk Teams

[There’s still time to join us for our first Journal Club–get all the details here.] OVC TTAC is hosting an Expert Q&A on October 16th focusing on domestic violence high-risk teams. The session will be held from 2-3:15pm ET. From the…

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WHO Guidelines for the Health Sector Response to Child Maltreatment

[There's still time to join us for our first Journal Club--get all the details here.] WHO has a new guideline for the health sector response to child maltreatment. From the site: Every year up to 1 billion children experience physical,…

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