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  • Ervin, Storm; Jagannath, Jahnavi; Zweig, Janine; Willison, Janeen Buck; Jones, Kierra; Maskolunas, Katy; McCarty, Benjamin; Agha, Chafica (Urban Institute, 2020)
    Women are the fastest-growing incarcerated population in the United States. Despite this drastic increase, correctional institutions often lack awareness and understanding of the victimization that many—if not most—incarcerated ...
  • Robinson, Taylor; Linsares, Alyssa (Crime Victims' Institute, 2020)
    This fact sheet discusses prevalence of different forms of domestic violence, the consequences, and the connection to how technology and online services can be used to perpetuate intimate partner violence. (CVRL Abstract)
  • Gonzalez, Jennifer Reingle; Molsberry, Rebecca; Maskaly, Jonathan; Jetelina, Katelyn (Springer Open, 2020)
    COVID-19 has caused a wave of research publications in academic and pre-print outlets which have resulted in several high-profile retractions. While the breadth of emerging research has been instrumental in understanding ...
  • Unknown author (National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2020)
    This brief is a summary of the longer report by NCEA/NAPSA of the same title: "This brief will: Define mandated reporting and provide up to date information about who is required to report. Delve into the policy questions ...
  • Unknown author (National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2020)
    This brief focuses on mandated reporting of abuse of older adults and adults with disabilities to Adult Protective Services (APS). While most APS programs consider mandated reporting an essential tool for addressing harm ...
  • Jagannath, Jahnavi; Ervin, Storm; Becky, Ney (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    This webinar presented findings from the Urban Institute’s Evaluation of In-prison Programming: Addressing Prior Trauma and Victimization, funded by the National Institute of Justice. Researchers from Urban and the Center ...
  • Henderson, Erica; Ervin, Storm (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The Center for Victim Research is assessing the state of the field in victim response specific crime types. This brief summarizes the fast facts and main points of the full synthesis about elder abuse victimization. See ...
  • Ervin, Storm; Henderson, Erica (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The Center for Victim Research is assessing the state of the field in victim response specific crime types. This bibliography provides the sources used in the elder abuse victimization synthesis report. See also the synthesis ...
  • Ervin, Storm; Henderson, Erica (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The Center for Victim Research is assessing the state of the field in victim response specific crime types. This synthesis compiles research and practice evidence about elder abuse victimization. The report defines elder ...
  • Dusenbery, Malore (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The Center for Victim Research hosted a virtual research convening of victim-focused researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to explore how research has or could be used to capture victims' voices on justice and inform ...
  • McCrimmon, Courtney; Puls, Laura (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    Victim service providers have been using technologies like automatic notification systems, online education, and chat to assist victims and increase organizations’ efficiency. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent stay-at-home ...
  • Murray, Christine; Myrent, Mark (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    This guide defines logic models and how they can inform victim services program planning. The authors discuss when to use a logic model, how to begin developing one, and what components should be included (like goal ...
  • Murray, Christine (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    This quick reference discusses how researcher-practitioner partnerships can use a data-sharing agreement to "help clarify expectations among partners and promote the security of data exchanged between them." The document ...
  • Ondersma, S.J.; Chaffin, M.; Mullins, S.; LeBreton, J. (Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2005)
    Ondersma, Chaffin, Mullins, and LeBreton developed the Brief Child Abuse Potential Inventory (BCAP) in 2005 as a short version of Milner’s CAPI screening instrument. Because CAPI is the most widely used and thoroughly ...
  • Bavolek, S.J.; Richard, K.G. (Family Development Resources, Inc., 1979)
    Bavolek and Keene developed the Adult Adolescent Parenting Inventory (AAPI-2.1) in 2010 to assess the parenting and child rearing attitudes of adult and adolescent parent and pre-parent populations. The APPI-2.1 was updated ...
  • Straus, M.A.; Hamby, S.L.; Finkelhor, D.; Moore, D.; Runyan, D. (National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), 1995)
    Straus, Hamby, Finkelhor, Moore, and Runyan developed the Parent-Child Conflict Tactics Scales (CTSPC) as a brief tool to improve the ability of the already existent Conflict Tactics Scales (CTS) to obtain data on physical ...
  • International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect; World Health Organization; United Nations (Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2009)
    In 2009, ISPCAN collaborated with UNICEF, the UN Secretary General’s Study on Violence against Children, the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, and the World Health Organization to develop the ISPCAN Child ...
  • International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect; World Health Organization; United Nations (Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2009)
    In 2009, ISPCAN collaborated with UNICEF, the UN Secretary General’s Study on Violence against Children, the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, and the World Health Organization to develop the ISPCAN Child ...
  • International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect; World Health Organization; United Nations (Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2009)
    In 2009, ISPCAN collaborated with UNICEF, the UN Secretary General’s Study on Violence against Children, the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, and the World Health Organization to develop the ISPCAN Child ...
  • Milner, J. (PAR, 1986)
    Milner developed the Child Abuse Potential Inventory (CAPI) in 1986 to help protective services workers detect physical child abuse in their investigations of reported child abuse cases. This is a self-report screening ...

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