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  • Vasquez, Amanda (Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA), 2019)
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) individuals are at increased risk for experiencing violence and the negative impacts associated with violence, including stress, PTSD symptoms and injury. ...
  • Johns, Michelle; Lowry, Richards; Andrzejeweski, Jack; Barrios, Lisa; Demissie, Zewditu; McManus, Timothy; Rasberry, Catherine; Robin, Leah; Underwood, J. Michael (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2019)
    What is already known about this topic? Convenience samples indicate that transgender youths appear to be at higher risk for violence victimization, substance use, suicide risk, and sexual risk behaviors than are cisgender ...
  • Hundall Stamm, Beth (Center for Victims of Torture, 2009)
    The ProQOL is the most commonly used measure of the negative and positive effects of helping others who experience suffering and trauma. The ProQOL has sub-scales for compassion satisfaction, burnout, and compassion ...
  • Weisz, Arlene N.; Canales-Portalatin, David (National Institute of Justice, 2004)
    This instrument was used for telephone interviews with women named as victims on police reports of domestic violence. A strength is that this approach seeks the opinions and experiences of women who possibly did not seek ...
  • Litam, Stacey Diane (The Professional Counselor, 2017)
    The social justice issue of human sex trafficking is a global form of oppression that places men, women and children at risk for sexual exploitation. Although a body of research exists on the topics of human trafficking, ...
  • Lovett, Jamesetta; Cooper, Heidi; Weiss, Heather; Palm, Shannon; Zhang, Liyun; Fischer Sherard, Carrie; Daniels, Elliot; Burris, Brooke; Moorehead, Kathryn (South Carolina Office of the Attorney General, 2018)
    To work towards the goal of establishing a statewide human trafficking data collection system, the South Carolina Human Trafficking Task Force’s Data Management & Research Committee conducted a survey assessment on South ...
  • Postmus, Judy; Kynn, Jamie; Steiner, Jordan; Hoge, Gretchen (Rutgers University, School of Social Work, 2016)
    Safe Horizon, a victim assistance agency serving the New York City area, is developing and convening a Global Learning Collaborative of human trafficking providers in order to explore best practice approaches when working ...
  • Morash, Merry (Criminal Justice Studies, 2007)
    The purpose of this study was to use qualitative data to better understand issues of domestic violence, immigration, and current and former partners for Vietnamese immigrants to the United States. One year later, participants ...
  • Lucchesi, Annita (Native Alliance Against Violence, 2019)
    In 2017, Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI), Seattle, Washington, a tribal epidemiology center, began a study aimed at assessing the number and dynamics of cases of missing and murdered American Indian and Alaska Native ...
  • Hickle, Kristine (Arizona State University, 2014)
    Sexual exploitation is a problem faced by women victimized by sex trafficking and are involved in the commercial sex industry as a result of limited employment options. Negative consequences associated with engaging in sex ...
  • Zweig, Janine; Dank, Meredith; Lachman, Pamela; Yahner, Jennifer (Urban Institute, 2014)
    This research instrument is designed to capture the prevalence among youth of cyber dating abuse in relationships, particularly through the use of technology. It includes both sexual and non-sexual cyber dating abuse ...
  • DeKeseredy, Walter S. (National Institute of Justice, 2006)
    The semi-structured interview schedule was designed to glean rich qualitative data from rural women who experienced sexual assault and other forms of woman abuse when they wanted to leave, were trying to leave, were in the ...
  • Baird, Janette (Victims' Voices Heard, 2015)
    This is a report of the evaluation study conducted to examine the effects of the Victim Impact: Listen and Learn program on the behaviors of the prisoners who attended this program. The focus of the data we collected and ...
  • Huang, Grace; Friedman Levin, Cecelia; Hidalgo, Rosie; Poore, Terri; Raja, Qudsia; McLaughlin, Monica; Pyati, Archi (Tahirih Justice Center, 2019)
    In May 2019, a coalition of national organizations gathered feedback from nearly six hundred advocates and attorneys from across the United States, learning that many immigrant victims of domestic and sexual violence are ...
  • Harris, Sterling; St. George, Rebecca (Praxis International, 2011)
    A Safety and Accountability Audit is a self-assessment tool developed by Praxis International by which communities can critically examine their collective institutional response to violence against women. The examination ...
  • Reaves, Brian (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2017)
    This report primarily uses data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) for the 10-year aggregate period 2006-15 to examine the reporting of nonfatal domestic violence victimizations to police and police response ...
  • Peck, Tina; McGregor, Keri; Jarman, Jan; Blanton, Heather; Barton Edwards, Kristi; Wilson, Shannon; Gill, Kristin; Allen, Keith; Kimble, Dung; Williams, Kathy; Gay, Tracey; Stephens, Jason (Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center, 2018)
    In 2013, proactive community and criminal justice agencies in Wichita/Sedgwick County, Kansas, took the bold step of forming a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to domestic & sexual violence response and intervention. The ...
  • Houston-Kolnik, Jaclyn; Baldo, Paola (Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA), 2019)
    A large number of children and youth in the United States experience multiple forms of violence in their homes, schools, and community. These experiences can impact a child’s personality development, mental health, academic ...
  • Mastrocinque, Jeanna; Cerceo, Elizabeth (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2019)
    Homicide is one of the leading causes of death when looking at age groups from 1 to 44 years old (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, n.d.). While families and friends of homicide victims encounter multiple response ...
  • Richardson, Joseph; Bullock, Che (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2019)
    The relationship between previous history of incarceration and repeat violent injury led to a collaborative partnership between the Department of African-American Studies and the Department of Anthropology at the University ...

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