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  • Unknown author (Californians for Safety and Justice, 2017)
    Historically, there has been a severe lack of data on who California’s crime victims are, what they need to recover from crime and their opinions about our state’s justice priorities. To begin filling this gap in research, ...
  • Foemmel Bie, Robin (California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB), 2015)
    Providing services to crime victim in the culturally and geographically diverse California environment can be an enormous challenge. To help meet this challenge, the Victim Compensation Government Claims Board (VCGCB) ...
  • Fox, Mindy; Munson, Christie; Foemmel Bie, Robin (California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB), 2015)
    The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) of the Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board (VCGCB) provides financial assistance to victims of violent crime and acts as liaison with other entities in ...
  • Krebs, Christopher; Lindquist, Christine; Planty, Michael; Langton, Lynn (RTI International, 2016)
    The Campus Climate Survey Validation Study (CCSVS) was designed to efficiently and confidentially measure the incidence and prevalence of campus sexual assault and the campus climate related to sexual harassment and sexual ...
  • Krebs, Christopher; Lindquist, Christine; Warner, Tara; Fisher, Bonnie; Martin, Sandra (National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), 2007)
    Sexual assault is a public health and public safety problem with far-reaching implications. Although a substantial body of research on sexual assault exists, additional data are needed to help document the current magnitude ...
  • Unknown author (Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), 2018)
    Each of the NCVRW Crime and Victimization Fact Sheets provides a snapshot of current research and victimization statistics in the United States....Campus sexual assault has received unparalleled media attention and policy ...
  • Berger, Carol; Cross, Elizabeth; Cross, Ted (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2018)
    The National Children’s Alliance reports that there are now 854 member CACs [Children's Advocacy Center] throughout the country and 324,602 children were served in the most recent year in which data were available. Some ...
  • Farrell, Amy; Dank, Meredith; Kafafian, Matthew; Lockwood, Sarah; Pfeffer, Rebecca; Hughes, Andrea; Vincent, Kyle (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2019)
    In 2008, the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act authorized the Federal Bureau of Investigation to begin collecting offense and arrest data about human trafficking as part of the Uniform ...
  • Murray, Christine (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2018)
    This Center for Victim Research (CVR) publication can help early career researchers gauge their institution's involvement in community-engaged research and explore ways to align their career goals with urgent needs in their ...
  • Reis, M.; Nahmiash, D. (The Canadian Association of Gerontology, 1995)
    Reis and Nahmiash developed the Caregiver Abuse Screen (CASE) in 1995 and validated it in 2010 to provide communities with a tool to screen for elder abuse through informal caregivers rather than having individuals rely ...
  • Unknown author (U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, 2013)
    Impact on Tax Payers: The Federal Trade Commission reported that identity theft was the number one complaint in Calendar Year 2012, and government documents and benefits fraud was the most common form of reported identity ...
  • Lichtenthal, Wendy; Neimeyer, Robert; Currier, Joseph; Roberts, Kailey; Jordan, Nancy (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2014)
    This study examined patterns of making meaning among 155 parents whose children died from a variety of violent and non-violent causes. Findings indicated 53% of violent loss survivors could not make sense of their loss, ...
  • Unknown author (Everytown for Gun Safety, 2015)
    Domestic violence homicides in Arizona are, to a significant degree, a problem of gun violence. According to an Everytown for Gun Safety analysis of the last five years of FBI data, 62 percent of women killed by intimate ...
  • Young, Brennan; Furman, Wyndol; Jones, Meredith (2012)
    Investigators have identified a number of factors that increase the risk for experiencing sexual coercion, but as yet little is known about how sexual coercion in turn affects these risk factors. Using a sample of 110 ...
  • Young, Brennan J.; Furman, Wyndol; Jones, Meredith C. (2012)
    Investigators have identified a number of factors that increase the risk for experiencing sexual coercion, but as yet little is known about how sexual coercion in turn affects these risk factors. Using a sample of 110 ...
  • Paluck, Betsy Levy; Shepherd, Hana H.; Aronow, Peter (National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2016)
    Theories explaining human behavior argue that individuals look to others in their community to what behaviors are socially acceptable and what behaviors are deviant. Most individuals adjust their behavior so that it fits ...
  • Goldman, Jane Halladay (National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, 2017)
    This PowerPoint addresses adolescent development and the role that trauma plays in the hindrance of healthy development. It is important to understand trauma in detention settings. This PowerPoint features a National Center ...
  • Rufino, Katrina; Fox, Kathleen; Kercher, Glen (Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University, 2011)
    The current study aimed to provide a backdrop to the emerging gang-victimization literature by examining: 1) characteristics of victimization for gang and non-gang members, 2) descriptors of gang membership comparing ...
  • Holland, Kristin; Hall, Jeffrey; Wang, Jing; Gaylor, Elizabeth; Johnson, Linda; Shelby, Daniel; Simon, Thomas; School-Associated Violent Deaths Study Group (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2019)
    To understand trends and characteristics in school-associated homicides involving youths, data from CDC’s School-Associated Violent Death Surveillance System were analyzed for 393 single-victim incidents that occurred ...
  • Miller, Jennifer; Robuck, Rebecca (Futures Without Violence, 2014)
    The 2010 reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) included significant provisions to address the intersection of child maltreatment and domestic violence. Building on the knowledge gained ...