Monthly Archives: December 2018

OJJDP Announces 2019 National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

OJJDP invites fifth graders to participate in the 2019 National Missing Children’s Day poster contest. The annual contest creates an opportunity for schools, law enforcement, and other child advocates to discuss the issue of missing and/or exploited children with youth, parents, and guardians and to promote child safety. OJJDP will invite the national winner, parents, teacher, and state clearinghouse manager to Washington, DC, to participate in the National Missing Children’s Day commemoration on May 22, 2019.

Submissions are due by March 5, 2019.”

New OVC Expert Q&A Recording Now Available!

Expert Q&A webinar recording: “Effective Telenursing Response to Sexual Assault.” In this session targeted toward Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, participants will learn about some of the advantages to telenursing, as well as some of the potential obstacles, such as cross-state licensure, credentialing for nurses responding to a hospital where they are not employees, provision of medications, and maintenance of medical records. Collaboration with hospital medical and nursing staff is key to an effective telenursing response.