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Browsing by Subject "Underserved Populations"

Browsing by Subject "Underserved Populations"

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  • Unknown author (National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2012)
    This research brief synthesizes research on the mistreatment of adults with a disability. It covers findings on prevalence and types of abuse and continuing needs for strengthening protection of those living in long term ...
  • Zweig, Janine; Newmark, Lisa; Raja, Darakshan; Denver, Megan (Urban Institute, 2014)
    The Violence Against Women Act required that as a condition of eligibility for federal STOP (Services*Training*Officers*Prosecutors) grant program—a major federal avenue for funding violence against women programs, services, ...
  • Houston-Kolnik, Jaclyn; Vasquez, Amanda; Alderden, Megan; Hiselman, Jennifer (Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, 2017)
    To assist the Ad Hoc Victim Services Committee at its convening on January 10 and 11, 2017, ICJIA researchers conducted a study to identify crime victim needs and service gaps and measure the existing capacity of Illinois ...
  • Unknown author (Casa de Esperanza, 2015)
    In early 2014, Casa de Esperanza conducted a national assessment of the language accessibility of court systems to survivors of sexual and domestic violence (S/DV), who have limited English proficiency (LEP) . LEP is defined ...
  • Clark, Catie; Kim, Grace (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2019)
    The primary goal of the project was to assess how crime victim funding allocations were distributed to victim services providers during fiscal year (FY) 2016-2018. The project sought to determine 1) the availability of ...
  • Walter, Jennifer (Center for Families, Children & The Courts (CFCC), 2010)
    This Policy Paper reflects the findings of an eight-month project assessing the needs of Native American victims of family violence in California. The project was intended to inform the California Administrative Office of ...
  • Mensing, James; Singleton, Heather Valdez (Center for Families, Children & The Courts (CFCC), 2010)
    In October 2008, the CFCC launched an eight-month project hoping that the results would enhance access to and improve the administration of justice for Native American victims of family violence. Drawing on Native American ...
  • Smith, Nancy (National Resource Center on Reaching Victims (NRC), 2019)
    These slides come from the National Resource Center on Reaching Victims webinar summarizing their needs assessment to understand the factors contributing to some communities being underserved. See also webinar recording ...
  • Smith, Nancy (National Resource Center on Reaching Victims (NRC), 2019)
    This is the transcript of the National Resource Center on Reaching Victims webinar that summarizes the findings of their needs assessment to understand the factors contributing to some communities being underserved. The ...
  • Smith, Nancy (National Resource Center on Reaching Victims (NRC), 2019)
    The National Resource Center on Reaching Victims conducted a needs assessment to understand the factors contributing to some communities being underserved. This webinar provides an overview of the methods, participants, ...
  • DuMonthier, Asha; Dusenberry, Malore (Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), 2016)
    This brief discusses the ways in which intimate partner violence affects survivors’ economic security, particularly through financial costs of IPV. It also examines how economic insecurity can heighten vulnerability to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Houston-Kolnik, Jaclyn (Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA), 2017)
    Violent crime victimization can impact multiple areas of victims’ lives. Victims who are underserved or marginalized face unique individual, societal, and cultural hurdles that impact help-seeking. Models of service delivery ...
  • Koeppel, Maria; Bouffard, Leana (Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University, 2014)
    Research has dedicated a significant amount of time and energy to exploring the relationship between adverse health effects and trauma in the form of intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization….[but] less is understood ...
  • Wennerstrom, Ashley; Haywood, Catherine; Wallace, Maeve; Sugarman, Meredith; Walker, Ashlee; Bonner, Trupania; Sutton, Yana; Keller, Barbara Lacen; Lewis, Marva; Springgate, Benjamin; Theall, Katherine (International Society on Hypertension in Blacks, 2018)
    Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a persistent public health problem in the United States, with an estimated one in three women experiencing rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner within her ...
  • Unknown author (Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), 2018)
    This fact sheet summarizes the two largest, comprehensive datasets on crime and victimization in the United States, the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program and the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ National Crime ...
  • Livingston, Britte; Messier, Valory; Livers, Matthew; Johnson, Mark; Barker, David (California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB), 2017)
    The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) developed three objectives with corresponding strategies to improve awareness, access, and efficiency of compensation delivered to crime victims. In 2016, CalVCB contracted ...
  • Fox, Kathleen; Rufino, Katrina; Kercher, Glen (Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University, 2011)
    Compared to the amount of work devoted to understanding the relationship between gang membership and offending, much less is known about the ways in which gang members experience crime victimization. Therefore, this study ...
  • Growette Bostaph, Lisa; King, Laura; Kirkland Gillespie, Lane; Goodson, Amanda (Boise State University, 2015)
    The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance (ICDVVA) (one of the Victim of Crime Act [VOCA]-administering agencies in Idaho) contracted with researchers at ...