center for victim research repository

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

  • Mumford, Elizabeth A.; Taylor, Bruce G.; Liu, Weiwei; Berg, Mark (Criminal Justice and Behavior, 2019)
    The iCOR Partner Instrument is designed to measure the nature, incidence, and coincidence of forms of interpersonal conflict and resulting conflict management styles, including physical violence in adults. Measures included ...
  • Mumford, Elizabeth A.; Taylor, Bruce G.; Liu, Weiwei; Berg, Mark (Criminal Justice and Behavior, 2019)
    The iCOR Prime Instrument is designed to measure the nature, incidence, and coincidence of forms of interpersonal conflict and resulting conflict management styles, including physical violence in adults. Measures included ...
  • Cuevas, Carlos; Sabina, Chiara (Journal of Adolescence, 2016)
    The purpose of the study was to examine dating violence among Latino adolescents over time, evaluate the longitudinal patterns of co-occurring victimization (polyvictimization) for Latino victims of dating violence, examine ...
  • Fox, Nathan A.; Leavitt, Lewis A. (Department of Health Development, University of Maryland, 1995)
    The VEX-R uses cartoon style pictures of violence and can be used with preschool aged children. Children view eight pictures of Chris (male or female depending on the gender of the child) either witnessing or experiencing ...
  • Ehrhard-Dietzel, Susan (Center for Human Services Research, 2017)
    This instrument was designed to solicit feedback from service providers that would inform the development of an online network of civil legal assistance. The survey was informed by a literature review, focusing on civil ...
  • Ehrhard-Dietzel, Susan (Center for Human Services Research, 2017)
    This instrument was designed to solicit feedback from victims of crime that would inform the development of an online network of civil legal assistance. The survey was informed by a literature review, focusing on civil ...
  • Creator field - how does this look in ebsco? use for Developer (TEST PUBLISHER, 2015)
    This is the description.abstract. You can say why this tool is unique, or other "things to know" that aren't captured by title, subject terms, etc. This is keyword searchable
  • Johnson, Sherri (Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, 2012)
    Relatively limited information exists on the needs of human trafficking victims and the needs of service providers working to meet those needs in Virginia. This survey was developed to fill this gap. The purpose of this ...
  • Johnson, Sherri (Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, 2018)
    This study was designed to provide Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) with information on training needs, training topics, training delivery methods, and barriers to training among victims’ services ...
  • Johnson, Sherri (Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, 2007)
    To establish a State Victim Assistance Training Academy, the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) developed this training needs survey to help identify the most needed areas of training to promote the ...
  • Johnson, Sherri (Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, 2007)
    The purpose of this survey is to improve our understanding of the training needs (response-related and prevention-related) for service providers and allied professionals that provide services to persons who have experienced ...
  • Goodman, Lisa A.; Sullivan, Cris M.; Serrata, Josie; Perilla, Julia; Wilson, Joshua; Fauci, Jennifer E.; DiGiovanni, Craig (Domestic Violence Evidence Project, 2015)
    Spurred by research demonstrating the pervasiveness and impact of trauma, domestic violence programs are increasingly adopting a trauma-informed approach. In the absence of measurement tools, however, they are unable to ...
  • Johnson, Sherri (Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, 2012-10)
    In 2015, the General Assembly passed legislation (HB 1930 / SB 712) that required each public and private non-profit institution of higher education (IHE) in Virginia to, “establish a written memorandum of understanding ...
  • Goodman, Lisa A.; Cattaneo, Lauren Bennett; Thomas, Kristie; Wolfe, Julie; Chong, Siu Kwan; Smyth, Katya Fels (Psychology of Violence, 2015)
    MOVERS is a 13-item scale that measures survivor empowerment within the domain of safety. It is available in English and Spanish. It is composed of three subscales that assess distinct domains of safety related empowerment: ...
  • Goodman, Lisa A.; Thomas, Kristie; Cattaneo, Lauren Bennett; Heimel, Deborah; Wolfe, Julie; Chong, Siu Kwan (Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2016)
    The Survivor-Defined Practice Scale (SDPS) is a nine-item measure that assesses intimate partner violence survivors’ perception of the degree to which their advocates help them achieve goals they set for themselves, ...
  • Johnson, Sherri (Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, 2009-11)
    House Bill 1395 (2008; Bell) requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) to submit a report on the status of implementation of § 9.1-1301 to the Chairmen of the House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees ...
  • Aiken, Ashley; Ross, Joshua; Canada, Meredith; Farrington, Elizabeth; Reynolds, Christine (Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, 2017)
    The purpose of the Indiana Crime Victimization Survey (ICVS) was to collect data on crimes, both reported and unreported, in Indiana during a specified time period. The survey's intent was to provide an in-depth overview ...
  • Hamby, Sherry; Finkelhor, David; Ormrod, Richard; Turner, Heather (Government Printing Office, 2011)
    The National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence I was designed to obtain lifetime and one-year estimates of the incidence of a range of childhood victimization types across gender, race, and developmental stage. The ...
  • Johnson, Sherri (Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, 2013)
    This survey was developed to gather information on investigative, administrative, and judicial processes related to child abuse and neglect, including child sexual abuse/exploitation, in Virginia. The study focused on three ...
  • Spitzberg, Brian H.; Cupach, William R. (Routledge, 2014)
    This is intended to be a relatively comprehensive survey measuring the acknowledgement of stalking and unwanted harassment, the effects of this victimization and the strategies enacted to cope with the victimization. It ...

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