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Open Access Research Collection

Open Access Research Collection

 

This collection of resources includes scholarly journal articles, book chapters, government publications, statistical reports, evaluation studies, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, audio and video expert syntheses, and other authoritative, evidence-based resources pertaining to all aspects of crimes against individuals and support for victims.

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  • Serrata, Josie (National Latin@ Network, 2013)
    The Líderes program was created in 2003 in response to Latinas in the Twin Cities of MN asking for leadership opportunities in their communities. In 2006, Casa de Esperanza developed a curriculum for the Líderes and in ...
  • Macias, R. Lillianne; Rosales, Alvina; Morales, Alfredo; Serrata, Josie; Perilla, Julia (National Latin@ Network, 2013)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the contexts of Latina women currently living with their partners, and to inform recommendations for researchers and practitioners working with Latina survivors of IPV...This study ...
  • Gruschow, Karl; Vasquez, Amanda (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    Improving victim services for underserved populations is a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding priority. While VOCA does not define who “underserved populations” are, it does provide guidelines state administering agencies ...
  • Grant, Emily; Wagner, Matthew; Feldman, Laura (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The goal of this project is four-fold: (1) to build a partnership among the Wyoming SAC, the Wyoming VOCA assistance and compensation administrator, and the three Wind River Indian Reservation victim service organizations ...
  • Casto, L. Diane; Myrstol, Brad (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The aim of the project is to create an interactive dashboard showing patterns and trends in intimate partner violence across the state of Alaska, using data from previous Alaska Victimization Surveys [2010-2015]. A public, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Anklam, Charles; Kirby, Adam; Shareski, Filipo; Dietz, J. Eric (Journal of Emergency Management, 2014)
    Active shooting violence at confined settings, such as educational institutions, poses serious security concerns to public safety. In studying the effects of active shooter scenarios, the common denominator associated with ...
  • Beck, Charlie (Los Angeles Police Department, 2017)
    In 2017, the City of Los Angeles had 282 homicides. The following are key points: The total homicide number includes victims who were assaulted in previous years, but died in 2017, and/or death investigations ruled as ...

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