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  • Unknown author (Center for Judicial Excellence, 2018)
    "Experts in domestic violence have long known that the most dangerous time for a domestic violence victim and her/his children are the days immediately following their separation from their perpetrator, which places family ...
  • Lachs, Mark; Berman, Jacquelin (New York City Department for the Aging, 2011)
    The New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study is one of the most ambitious and comprehensive studies to quantify the extent of elder abuse in a discrete jurisdiction ever attempted, and certainly the largest in any single ...
  • Benner, Casey; Shaler, George (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2018)
    This project is a collaboration between the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA), The University of Southern Maine’s Maine Statistical Analysis Center (SAC), and the Maine Department of Health and Human Services ...
  • Unknown author (Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, 2013)
    This report contains results of a statewide needs assessment in Virginia to identify the specific training needs for professionals who provide services to victims of domestic and sexual violence who are elderly, who have ...
  • Unknown author (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2016)
    This fact sheet provides a short introduction to bullying. It defines bullying, explores risk factors for bullying and effects on public and individual victims’ health, and discusses ways to prevent bullying. It also lists ...
  • Unknown author (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2014)
    This fact sheet provides a short introduction to child maltreatment. It defines different types of abuse and neglect, explores risk factors and effects on public and individual children’s health, and child maltreatment ...
  • Unknown author (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2016)
    This fact sheet provides a short introduction to elder abuse. It defines different types of abuse, explores risk factors for perpetrating elder abuse and effects on public and individual children’s health, and discusses ...
  • Sullivan, Cris (Springer Open, 2017)
    Domestic violence (DV) victim service programs have been increasingly expected by legislators and funders to demonstrate that they are making a significant difference in the lives of those using their services. Alongside ...
  • Nobles, Matt; Cramer, Robert; Kercher, Glen (Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University, 2012)
    Gottfredson and Hirschi posit in their general theory of crime that low levels of self-control are associated with criminal behavior throughout the life course, an idea that has generated wide empirical support. The theory ...
  • Botuck, Shelly; Berretty, Patricia; Cho, Sarah; Tax, Corey; Archer, Michele; Cattaneo, Lauren Bennett (Safe Horizon, 2009)
    Eighty-two women who had experienced stalking by a current or former intimate partner were interviewed at the beginning of the study and monthly over the next 12 months, in order to inquire about various aspects of their ...
  • Hasstedt, Kinsey; Rowan, Andrea (Guttmacher Institute, 2016)
    Intimate partner violence (IPV) can have several negative effects, including on women’s sexual and reproductive health rights. This policy review gives advocates and services providers an understanding of policies and ...
  • Kilpatrick, Dean; McCauley, Jenna (National Resource Center on Domestic Violence VAWnet, 2009)
    Policy makers and those who serve sexual violence victims/survivors need accurate information about violence against women to document the extent of the problem and to develop effective public policy, criminal justice, ...
  • Bothamley, Sarah; Tully, Ruth J. (2018)
    Purpose: The disclosure of private images with the intent of causing distress is often described as “revenge pornography”. In the UK, this newly legislated crime has received a high level of media attention following several ...
  • Unknown author (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2016)
    This fact sheet provides a short introduction to school violence. It defines and describes school violence in general, explores effects on public and individual children’s or teens’ health, and looks at school violence ...
  • Unknown author (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2014)
    This fact sheet provides a short introduction to sexual violence. It defines and describes sexual violence in general and explores effects on public and individual victims’ health. It also lists CDC interventions responding ...
  • Unknown author (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2016)
    This fact sheet provides a short introduction to teen dating violence. It defines different types of dating violence, explores risk factors for teen dating violence and effects on public and individual victims’ health, and ...
  • Giordano, Peggy (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2014)
    Dr. Peggy Giordano discusses her research on what characterizes teen dating violence and how it changes over time. Dr. Giordano also talks about how conflict over key areas within a relationship can increase the risk of ...
  • Sleath, Emma; Smith, Lisa (2017)
    Objective: A large number of victims of intimate partner violence (IPV), who report their victimization to the police, subsequently either retract or disengage from the police investigation. Given that we have a very limited ...
  • Owens, Colleen; Dank, Meredith; Farrell, Amy; Breaux, Justin; Banuelos, Isela; Pferrer, Rebecca; Heitsmith, Ryan; Bright, Katie; McDevitt, Jack (Urban Institute, 2014)
    This study chronicles the experiences of labor trafficking victims from the point of recruitment for work, their forced labor victimization, their attempts to escape and get help, and their efforts to seek justice through ...
  • Dinisman, Tamar; Moroz, Ania (Victim Support, 2017)
    Crime has reduced considerably in England and Wales in recent decades. Nevertheless, it remains a significant social ill that has a negative impact on millions of people across England and Wales each year. In 2015/2016 an ...