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Recent Medscape Offerings

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Medscape has a couple new offerings of interest. The 1st is a CME article on the connection between psychiatric disorders, sexual trauma and urinary tract symptoms. Physicians can receive 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit for reading the article and completing the posttest.

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Written by Jenifer

November 11, 2009 at 2:08 pm

Mental Illness in Jail

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On July 15th, the National Institute of Corrections is holding a live, 3 hour internet broadcast, The Mentally Ill in Jail: Whose Problem Is It Anyway? Participation is free, but you must register in advance.

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Written by Jenifer

June 1, 2009 at 6:19 am

NIJ Journal: Human Trafficking

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The current issue of the NIJ Journal is now available, featuring articles on human trafficking, post-conviction DNA testing and critical incidents in schools (at least those were the highlights for me). You can download the full journal here (PDF). The complete TOC includes:

  • Sex Trafficking: Identifying Cases and Victims: Robert Moossy, J.D.
  • Drugs, Race and Common Ground: Reflections on the High Point Intervention: David Kennedy
  • Postconviction DNA Testing Is at Core of Major NIJ Initiatives: Nancy Ritter
  • Sleep Deprivation: What Does It Mean for Public Safety Officers? Bryan Vila, Ph.D.
  • Protecting America‚Äôs Ports: Bruce Taylor, Ph.D., and Pat Kaufman
  • Using Technology to Make Prisons and Jails Safer: Philip Bulman
  • Preventing, Preparing for Critical Incidents in Schools: Beth Schuster

Prison Rape

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Yesterday, Tell Me More did a segment on prison rape. Judge Reggie B. Walton is Chairman of the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission and was one of 3 featured guests on the program. His remarks alone make it worth listening to the 17 minute segment.

Written by Jenifer

March 31, 2009 at 8:08 am