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  • Bergeron, Annie; Boileau, Alana (Quebec Native Women, 2015)
    In 2014, the Quebec Native Women’s association was granted a small amount of money from the Quebec Ministry of Justice to work on the issue of [Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women] MMIW in the province. Before moving ...
  • Unknown author (Administration for Community Living (ACL), 2017)
    The National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS) is the first comprehensive, national reporting system for adult protective services (APS) programs. It collects quantitative and qualitative data on APS practices ...
  • Unknown author (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2017)
    This report by the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting (SAFER) Act Working Group presents its consensus recommendations on best practices for managing the processes for creating and processing sexual assault kits ...
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2018)
    The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is an annual self-report survey that is administered to persons age 12 or older from a nationally representative sample of households in the United States. Data are collected ...
  • Langton, Lynn; Planty, Michael (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2010)
    This report is based on data from the 2008 Identity Theft Supplement (ITS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). From January to June of 2008, the NCVS-ITS collected data from persons who had experienced one ...
  • Baum, Katrina; Catalano, Shannan; Rand, Michael; Rose, Kristina (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2009)
    "Few national studies have measured the extent and nature of stalking in the United States. The Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women funded the 2006 SVS [Stalking Victimization Survey] as a supplement to ...
  • Acierno, Ron; Hernandez-Tejada, Melba; Muzzy, Wendy; Steve, Kenneth (2009)
    Introduction: The overall aim of this project was to conduct a national epidemiological study to determine prevalence and risk factors for elder mistreatment in community residing older adults, defined generally as physical, ...
  • Hernandez-Tejada, Melba; Amstadter, Ananda; Muzzy, Wendy; Acierno, Ron (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2014)
    The prevalence of elder mistreatment with respect to race and ethnicity was examined in an unweighted sample of 5,777 participants (5,776 participants in weighted sample). Random Digit Dialing methodology was used to select ...
  • Brick, J. Michael; Finkelhor, David; Sedlak, Andrea (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), 2017)
    Overall, the rates of missing children decreased significantly in 2013 compared to 1999. The rate of children considered missing to their parent or caretaker declined from 9.2 per 1,000 in 1999 to 6.3 per 1,000 in 2013. ...
  • Schultz, Dana; Jaycox, Lisa; Chandra, Anita; Barnes-Proby, Dionne; Acosta, Joie; Beckman, Alice; Francois, Taria; Honess-Morreale, Lauren (RAND Corporation, 2010)
    "Children's exposure to violence (CEV) — including direct child maltreatment, witnessing domestic violence, and witnessing community and school violence — can have serious consequences, including a variety of psychiatric ...
  • Jaycox, Lisa; Hickman, Laura; Schultz, Dana; Barnes-Proby, Dionne; Setodji, Claude; Kofner, Aaron; Harris, Racine; Acosta, Joie; Francois, Taria (RAND Corporation, 2011)
    "Safe Start Promising Approaches (SSPA) is the second phase of a community-based initiative focused on developing and fielding interventions to prevent and reduce the impact of children's exposure to violence (CEV). This ...
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2012)
    The National Former Prisoner Survey (NFPS) is one part of a broader collection of data on the victimization of prisoners as part of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). Research is conducted to look at the incidence and ...
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2013)
    The National Inmate Survey (NIS) is conducted as part of the mandated collection of data on sexual victimization required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003. Data are collected to determine the incidence and ...
  • Earls, Felton (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2011)
    In this interview, Felton Earls, MD, Professor of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, discusses the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the impact it has had on engaging children in the decisionmaking process ...
  • Walters, Mikel; Chen, Jieru; Breiding, Matthew (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2011)
    The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey is an ongoing, nationally representative random digit dial (RDD) telephone survey that collects information about experiences of sexual violence, stalking, and ...
  • Black, Michele; Basile, Kathleen; Breiding, Matthew; Smith, Sharon; Walters, Mikel; Merrick, Melissa; Chen, Jieru; Stevens, Mark (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2011)
    The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey is an ongoing, nationally representative random digit dial (RDD) telephone survey that collects information about experiences of sexual violence, stalking, and ...
  • Smith, Sharon; Chen, Jieru; Basile, Kathleen; Gilbert, Leah; Merrick, Melissa; Patel, Nimesh; Walling, Margie; Jain, Anurag (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2016)
    Sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence are important public health problems that have an enormous and long term physical and mental health impact on victims. The primary objectives of this report are to ...
  • Smith, Linda; Vardaman, Samantha Healy; Snow, Melissa (Shared Hope International, 2009)
    Shared Hope International received a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to perform field research on domestic minor sex trafficking — the commercial sexual exploitation of American children in the United States. ...
  • Kosciw, Joseph; Greytalk, Emily; Giga, Noreen; Villenas, Christian; Danischewski, David (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2016)
    In our 2015 survey, we examine the experiences of LGBTQ students with regard to indicators of negative school climate. We also examine the possible negative effects of a hostile school climate on LGBTQ students’ academic ...
  • Stephens, Ronald (The National School Safety Center, 2010)
    DEFINITION: A school-associated violent death is any homicide, suicide, or weapons-related violent death in the United States in which the fatal injury occurred: 1) on the property of a functioning public, private or ...