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 IAFN Updates

Join us for Creating a State Elder Fatality Review Team
Jan. 30 from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Eastern

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Hosted by members of the nationally-recognized Elder Fatality Review Team in Maine, this webinar will share the steps involved, who the key players should be, and what exactly the role of the forensic nurse is on the team. Register Today!

Job hunting? Don't miss this free webinar for tips from a nurse recruiter
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IAFN is proud to be among the nursing associations of the National Healthcare Career Network sponsoring the Take Charge of Your Nursing Career™ learning series. With the New Year underway, you might be actively seeking employment or considering your next move. If so, you won't want to miss this upcoming free webinar for advice on How to Create a Competitive Advantage in Today's Job Market, Presented by Ann Bures, Lead Nurse Recruiter, University of Maryland Medical Center with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan, Professional Nursing Coach. Available on demand, 24 hours per day from Jan. 24 – Jan. 29. More

Abstract submission deadline for IAFN's Annual Conference — Jan. 31
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The deadline for abstract submission for the IAFN 2013 International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice (formally Scientific Assembly) is approaching — Jan. 31. Please share this link with other forensic nurses, students, administrators, researchers, and educators as well as other professionals in disciplines related to forensic nursing such as law enforcement, corrections, legal professionals, program administrators, and sexual assault and domestic abuse/violence coalitions.

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 Industry News

Webinar: Safety planning with trans clients — Registration open!
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This webinar will review core components of intimate partner violence and safety planning; provide information on transgender-specific abuse tactics and planning strategies; offer many transgender-specific examples and potential solutions; and provide a tool for working with clients who seek to reduce harm or leave an abusive relationship. FREE! Sign up today! More

Workshop: Evidence for violence prevention across the lifespan and around the world
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This workshop, being held on Jan. 24, will be webcast live in its entirety. The webcast is free and will be available globally; participants can register online.

Better record keeping and higher standards for tracking child maltreatment and protection
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INVISIBLE CHILDREN's series on child welfare has called attention to a report by the state's Office of the Legislative Auditor, which found that standards for child maltreatment vary widely across the state and that counties do not keep data about reports consistently. They also explored issues with Family Assessment, the child protection option in which families are required to participate in an assessment of risk to their children but do not have to accept services. The limited data available indicates that 70 percent of families are now diverted to this track and very few of these actually receive any services. More

2-day training on the criminal justice response to sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking
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End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is pleased to announce they will be holding the first of three 2013 Regional Training Conferences in Charlotte, N.C. This two-day training will be held at the Westin Charlotte Hotel on Thursday, Jan. 31 and Friday, Feb. 1. More

Notre Dame and Penn State: 2 rape scandals, only 1 cry for justice
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Two storied college football programs. Two rape scandals — only one national outcry. How do we begin to explain the exponentially different levels of attention paid to crimes of violence and power at Penn State and Notre Dame? More

Online course: Advanced medical imaging in medicolegal death investigation
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This free live online course will discusses the use of advanced medical imaging in medicolegal death investigation. The course will provide a brief history of imaging in forensics, the current state of imaging in forensics, and considerations for more widespread future use in medicolegal death investigations. A variety of educational credits are available. The course is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 1 p.m. Eastern. Learn more about and register.


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