Forensic Websites

Forensic Web Sites

International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)
Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Technical Assistance
Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA)

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program
American Forensic Nurses (AMRN)
Academy of Forensic Nursing Science
The American Institute of Forensic Education (AIFE)
medpageTODAY Putting Breaking Medical News Into Practice
Pri-Med: Knowledge that Touches Patients
Reddy’s Forensic Page
Sexual Assault Training & Investigations (SATI)
Forensic Science Continuing Education Course List
Academy of Forensic Nursing Science
Academy on Violence and Abuse

The Forensic Nurse
Google Groups Forensic Fursing Library
The DNA Initiative: Advancing Criminal Justice Through DNA Technology
All About Forensic Science – A Free And Comprehensive Guide To The World Of Forensic Science
emedicine Medical Reference/
eMedicineHealth – experts in everyday emergencies, first aid and health information
Violence Against Women (EVAW) International’s On-Line Training Institute

Forensic Healthcare Online
The Price of Sex: Women Speak
Pelvic and PAP Smear Videos
Beautiful Cervix Project – Cycles of Cervical Change – Illustrations of the hymen in various states
CounterQuo – Challenging the way that our culture responds to sexual violence


National Strangulation Training Institute 


Emergency Contraception:
IAFN Position Statement on Use of Emergency Contraception
World Health’s Fact Sheet on Emergency Contraception

Sexual Assault Protocols:
President’s DNA Initiative – A National Protocol for Sexual Assualt Medical Forensic Examinations
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Department of Defense – Website provides guidance and other information for victims of sexual assault and SANEs
Guidelines for medico-legal care for victims of sexual violence

Sexual Assault:
National Center for Women and Policing – Successfully Investigating Acquaintance Sexual Assault: A National Training Manual for Law Enforcement
Sexual Violence Research Initiative
University Of Illinois Report – Estimate Of The Incidence Of Drug-Facilitated Assault In The U.S.
The National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women Publications

Educational information for medical practitioners about current trends in drugs used as weapons of sexual assault from a nationally renowned expert.
A unique source of vital communication about the dangerous drug gamma hydroxy butyrate (GHB)

Interpersonal Violence:

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
Safe Horizon Helping Individuals Affected by Domestic Violence, Rape and Stalking

Professional Organizations:
International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)
The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA)
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners – the professional association for PNPs and other advanced practice nurses who care for children (NAPNAP)
PNPSourCE offers pediatric advanced practice nurses and other pediatric health care professionals an online community to participate in continuing education activities
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) – a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide
National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
The American Academy of Forensic Sciences
American Board Of Forensic Odontology/

Forensic Equipment:
Tritech Forensic Sexual Assault Kits
Fitzco Inc. Drypak eorensic evidence bags
Lynn Peavey – Crime Scene Equipment for police and law enforcement.

CDC Evaluation for Sexually Transmitted Infections
State Health Facts – health categories in Minnesota compared to national averages

New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault
Ontario HIV PEP program

Victim Resources:
RAINN: The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization.
The Voices and Faces Project – a national network of sexual assault survivors willing to stand up and speak out about sexual violence
Speaking Out About Rape, Inc.® (SOAR®) runs national awareness, education and prevention programs to empower survivors of sexual violence and enhance the public’s understanding and acceptance of rape victims.

The Equity Project Ensuring fairness and respect for LGBT youth in juvenile delinquency courts

Child Welfare Information Gateway – New and Revised Child Abuse and Neglect User Manuals
The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) provides child welfare professionals with easy access to vital information about selected child welfare related programs
Child Welfare Information Gateway – providing access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families

Teens and College:, a one-of-a-kind sexual health web site for college students
Shoulder to Shoulder shares practical, evidence-based information and tools to support parents of teens and other caring adults


The Southwest Center For Law And Policy

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