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Hate Crime Violence in the Workplace

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Peace@Work is offering a webinar (actually a repeat, since it was originally offered June 19th) on “Hate Crime as Workplace Violence & Prevention” June 25th at 4pm EDT. Cost is $20. You can check out a full description of the webinar and other upcoming webinars here. As the name implies, Peace@Work provides training on workplace violence and prevention, so their educational offerings are all in that vein.

Written by Jenifer

June 22, 2009 at 6:19 am

Risk Analysis and Lethality Assessment in DV Cases

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The Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum is sponsoring a webinar on June 30th from 12-1pm Pacific. Enhancing¬† Safety Planning for Survivors of Domestic Violence Using Risk Analysis and Lethality Assessment “will offer a practical and effective approach to understanding and managing the complexity of safety-planning for victims and survivors of domestic violence. It will focus on risk analysis and assessing for lethality of situation as critical steps in developing a safety plan. The webinar will also include special considerations for safety-planning for Asian battered women, such as the presence of multiple perpetrators in the home.” Participation is free, but space is limited, so register in advance if you plan to attend.

UPDATE: You can view the presentation slides here.

Written by Jenifer

June 21, 2009 at 10:38 pm

Articles of Note

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I’m auditioning a new feature to the site: a monthly look at what’s new and notable in the literature. Obviously this won’t be a comprehensive review, since A.) there are hundreds of journals to comb through and who has that kind of time? and B.) my interests skew in a pretty specific direction so I’m sure there’s stuff out there that wouldn’t necessarily catch my attention but would be compelling and/or relevant to many of you.

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Working with Victims of Stalking

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Lewis and Clark Law School (NCVLI), has an archived podcast (from Jan 2007) on working with victims of stalking. Although it is geared toward advocates, it looks specifically at safety planning and threat assessments, both of which can be useful skills for forensic healthcare professionals, as well. The speaker, Sandy Bromley,  from the National Center for Victims of Crime, provides a national overview of, as well as Oregon-specific information about, the issue.

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Danger Assessments

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Since we are on the topic of IPV and Danger Assessments, professionals working with victims of intimate partner violence can complete online education for Dr. Jacqueline Campbell’s Danger Assessment. $125 will get you the online course, a posttest, certification and scoring system for the tool.

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Written by Jenifer

January 20, 2009 at 8:06 pm