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Open Access Instruments Collection

Open Access Instruments Collection

 

This collection includes tools developed by researchers and practitioners to collect data and conduct research with crime victims and victim services. Tools include focus group protocols, survey instruments, interview protocols, and logic models.

Recent Submissions

  • Messner, Steven F.; Zhang, Lening; Liu, Jianhong (International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 2007)
    This study was designed to identify predictors of criminal victimization based on lifestyles and routine activities theory to make recommendations for policy and improving public safety. Participants were asked about their ...
  • Paluck, Betsy Levy; Shepherd, Hana H.; Aronow, Peter (National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2016)
    Theories explaining human behavior argue that individuals look to others in their community to what behaviors are socially acceptable and what behaviors are deviant. Most individuals adjust their behavior so that it fits ...
  • Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Project (National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, 2018)
    The Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth (LSC) was created to promote healing for child victims of crime and their families through prevention and intervention services. LSC attempts to provide a holistic approach ...
  • Zweig, Janine; Crockett, Lisa; Sayer, Aline; Vicary, Judith (Journal of Sex Research, 1999)
    This research instrument is designed to measure sexual victimization among young adults, with a particular focus on intercourse (including vaginal, oral, or anal). It seeks to understand if young adults have experienced ...
  • Raymond, Janice G.; Hughes, Donna M. (National Institute of Justice, 2001)
    This study was conducted by the Coalition Against Trafficking Women to examine trends in the trafficking both international and domestic women in the United States. The study developed a research framework to track the ...
  • Raymond, Janice G.; Hughes, Donna M. (National Institute of Justice, 2001)
    This study was conducted by the Coalition Against Trafficking Women to examine trends in the trafficking both international and domestic women in the United States. The study developed a research framework to track the ...
  • Raymond, Janice G.; Hughes, Donna M. (National Institute of Justice, 2001)
    This study was conducted by the Coalition Against Trafficking Women to examine trends in the trafficking both international and domestic women in the United States. The study developed a research framework to track the ...
  • Raymond, Janice G.; Hughes, Donna M. (National Institute of Justice, 2001)
    This study was conducted by the Coalition Against Trafficking Women to examine trends in the trafficking both international and domestic women in the United States. The study developed a research framework to track the ...
  • Taussig, Heather; Garrido, Edward (NCJ, 2017)
    The Fostering Health Families (FHF) program is a positive development program for at risk youth, including those with a history of child maltreatment and foster care placement. Previous data were collected at three time ...
  • Sackett, Leslie A.; Saunders, Daniel G. (Violence and Victims, 1999)
    To develop a multi-factorial measure of psychological abuse and show the relationship of different forms of abuse to self-esteem and depression. Battered women (mean age 34.7 yrs) receiving either shelter (n = 30) or ...
  • Saunders, Daniel G.; Lynch, Ann B.; Grayson, Marcia; Linz, Daniel (Violence and Victims, 1987)
    The understanding of the underlying intimate partner violence (or wife beating) is important to understanding that lead to individuals to use violence in their own relationships. The Inventory of Beliefs about Wife Beating ...
  • Bernstein, Rosemary E.; Deckler, Brianna C.; Knight, Jeffrey A.; Freyd, Jennifer J. (Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, & Policy, 2015)
    Those who are mistreated or abused by those who they trust develop coping skills to deal with the betrayal of the trusted person. This can lead an intense fear, which can develop into post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), ...
  • Administration for Community Living (Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2018)
    In 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation began work on the development of a reporting system for Adult Protective Services (APS) agencies. The ...
  • Hill, Janice; Thies, Jeanie (Evaluation and Program Planning, 2010)
    This is an example of a logic model related to services for victims of domestic violence and child abuse and involvement with the justice system. You may use the model and the language, but if you photocopy this, it does ...
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011)
    The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) is an ongoing survey that collects the most current and comprehensive national- and state-level data on intimate partner violence, sexual violence and stalking ...
  • National Center on Crime and Delinquency (Child Welfare, 2010)
    'Parents Anonymous' is a self-help group aimed at strengthening families and reducing child maltreatment outcomes. This study assessed whether parent's participation in the program was associated with child maltreatment ...
  • Crick, Nicki; Grotpeter, Jennifer K. (Nicki R. CrickNicki Crick and Jennifer K. Grotpeter, 1991)
    The initial goal of the study was to look at the differences in aggressive behavior by gender. Prior research had looked at aggression between student but not aggregated these findings by gender. Males are traditionally ...
  • Smith, Carly P.; Freyd, Jennifer J. (Carly P. Smith and Jennifer J. Freyd, 2013)
    This Institutional betrayal Questionnaire (IBQ) is designed to measure institutional betrayal related to sexual assault. Institutional betrayal is when an institution such as a university either victimizes an individual ...
  • Freyd, Jennifer J.; Rosenthal, Marina; Smith, Carly P. (eJournal of Public Affairs, 2015)
    The study aimed to contribute to the research on psychology of campus sexual assault and ways in which institutions of higher education respond by creating a standardized measure. The UO Sexual Violence and Institutional ...
  • Goldberg, Lewis R.; Freyd, Jennifer J. (Lewis R. Goldberg and Jennifer J. Freyd, 2006)
    This survey was developed as a modification of the Betrayal Trauma Inventory (BTI) , which is an event history measure that looks at various types of traumas experienced and their impact. Trauma related to a betrayal of ...

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