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  • St Vil, Noelle; Sabri, Bushra; Nwokolo, Vania; Alexander, Kamila; Campbell, Jacquelyn (2017)
    Women who experience intimate partner violence (IPV) are often portrayed as helpless victims. Yet many women who experience IPV implement strategies to help them survive the abuse. This qualitative study sought to explore ...
  • Schwarz, Corinne; Britton, Hannah (Social Inclusion, 2015)
    Human trafficking justice centers on the “Three Ps” model of prevention, protection, and prosecution. While protection and prosecution efforts have been moderately successful, prevention remains elusive, as “upstream” ...
  • Morgan, Rachel (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2017)
    Presents estimates of violent victimization (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) by the race and Hispanic origin of victims and offenders during the 4-year period from 2012 through 2015. ...
  • Morgan, Rachel (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2017)
    This brief summarizes the results of a special report on intraracial crime compared to interracial crime and victimization from 2012-2015, drawn from the National Crime Victimization Survey. It reviews major statistical ...
  • Sharpe, Tanya (University of Maryland School of Social Work, 2014)
    This presentation was part of the Technical Working Group on Violent Victimization Research, held December 2-3, 2014 in Washington, DC. Summarizing crime data, the author notes the great racial disparities and overrepresentation ...
  • Graham, Amanda; Haner, Murat; Sloan, Melissa; Cullen, Francis; Kulig, Teresa; Lero Jonson, Cheryl (Taylor & Francis, 2020)
    Given the historically contentious relationship – including most notably the use of excessive and lethal force – between the police and African Americans, the current project examines the extent to which Blacks in the ...
  • Lopez, Cristina; Andrews III, Arthur; Chisolm, Andrea; Arellano, Michael; Saunders, Benjamin; Kilpatrick, Dean (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2017)
    Objectives: Research has cited increased prevalence of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and exposure to interpersonal violence for Hispanics and non-Hispanic Black adolescents, as well as ethnic differences in externalizing ...
  • Choi, John; Long, Kaarin; Bernardy, Brielle (Office of the Ramsey County Attorney, 2018)
    Traditionally, sexual offending within communities has only been reported to criminal justice authorities by small percentages of victims/survivors. Sexual assault cases present unique challenges to police and prosecutors ...
  • Mills, Linda; Barocas, Briana; Butters, Robert; Ariel, Barak (Nature Human Behavior, 2019)
    Recent innovation in domestic violence (DV) treatment suggests that when a batterer intervention programme (BIP) is combined with clinical elements, including motivational or readiness to change strategies, subsequent ...
  • Gilmore, Amanda; Lewis, Melissa; George, William (2015)
    Current sexual assault risk reduction programs do not target alcohol use despite the widespread knowledge that alcohol use is a risk factor for being victimized. The current study assessed the effectiveness of a web-based ...
  • Unknown author (White House Council on Women and Girls, 2014)
    This report analyzes the most recent, reliable data about rape and sexual assault in our country. It identifies those most at risk of being victims of these crimes, examines the cost of this violence (both to survivors ...
  • Unknown author (Minnesota Department of Health, 2012)
    Sexual violence is a common problem across undergraduate institutions in the United States. It is also the most common underreported violent crime. The reasons for this are complicated, and historically colleges and ...
  • Snell, Elisabeth; Morin, Pam; Beaulieu, Melanie; Currier, Nikki (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2019)
    This webinar presents the findings of one of the Center for Victim Research's funded VOCA-SAC projects. This webinar discusses the evaluation plan, including a theory of change, logic model and measurable outcomes developed ...
  • Niolon, Phyllis; Vivolo-Kantor, Alana; Tracy, Allison; Latzman, Natasha; Little, Todd; DeGue, Sarah; Lang, Kyle; Estefan, Lianne; Ghazarian, Sharon; McIntosh, Wendy Likamwa; Taylor, Bruce; Linda, Johnson; Kuoh, Henrietta; Burton, Tessa; Fortson, Beverly; Mumford, Elizabeth; Nelson, Shannon; Joseph, Hannah; Valle, Linda Anne; Andra, Tharp (American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2019)
    Introduction: Teen dating violence is a serious public health problem with few effective prevention strategies. This study examines whether the Dating Matters comprehensive prevention model, com-pared with a standard of ...
  • Coker, Ann; Bush, Heather; Cook-Craig, Patricia; DeGue, Sarah; Clear, Emily; Brancato, Candace; Fisher, Bonnie; Recktenwald, Eileen (American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2017)
    Bystander-based programs have shown promise to reduce interpersonal violence at colleges, yet limited rigorous evaluations have addressed bystander intervention effectiveness in high schools. This study evaluated the Green ...
  • Sanchez, Adrian; Stewart, Kevin (Healing Justice Alliance, 2018)
    This brief was developed to provide outreach and engagement best practices for agencies, community-based organizations, and other entities that are working with male survivors of violence. Currently, the victim services ...
  • Giordano, Peggy (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2014)
    In this seminar, Dr. Peggy Giordano of Bowling Green State University presents preliminary findings from the Toledo Adolescent Relationships Study (TARS), a thirteen-year longitudinal study examining the lives of young ...
  • Giordano, Peggy (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2014)
    In this seminar, Dr. Peggy Giordano of Bowling Green State University presents preliminary findings from the Toledo Adolescent Relationships Study (TARS), a thirteen-year longitudinal study examining the lives of young ...
  • Graves, Fatima Goss; Watson, Liz; Robbins, Katherine Gallagher; Khouri, Lauren; Frohlich, Lauren (National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), 2014)
    This report focuses on the likely impact of the Vance decision on the low-wage workforce, because workers in low-wage jobs are particularly vulnerable to harassment and these workers are predominantly women. [CVRL Note: ...
  • Berg, Mark (University of Iowa Department of Sociology, 2014)
    This presentation was part of the Technical Working Group on Violent Victimization Research, held December 2-3, 2014 in Washington, DC. The author seeks to understand which mechanisms account for the strong positive ...

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