Center for Victim Research Repository: Recent submissions

  • Jones, Lisa; Turner, Heather; Mitchell, Kimberly; Hamby, Sherry; Cuevas, Carlos; Farrell, Amy (Crimes Against Children Research Center, 2019)
    The study used an intensive, mixed-methods approach to develop a comprehensive youth bias crime violence exposure instrument, the Youth Bias Victimization Questionnaire (YBVQ). The YBVQ items and question structure were ...
  • Shively, Michael; Subramanian, Rajen; Drucker, Omri; Edgerton, Jared; McDevitt, Jack; Farrell, Amy; Iwama, Janice (U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), 2014)
    This project’s analysis of data from Federal data collection programs - such as the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS), and the National Crime Victim Survey (NCVS) - found that ...
  • Cuevas, Carlos; Farrell, Amy; McDevitt, Jack; Zhang, Sheldon; Temple, Jeff; Robles, Jesenia; Lockwood, Sarah (U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), 2019)
    This study utilized a community-based survey to provide information about the nature and pattern of bias motivated victimization among Latinos, with particular emphasis on understanding bias motivated crimes against ...
  • Kothari, Catherine; Rhodes, Karin; Wiley, James; Fink, Jeffrey; Overholt, Scott; Dichter, Melissa; Marcus, Steven; Cerulli, Catherine (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2014)
    Objective: To measure the efficacy of protection orders (POs) in reducing assault and injury-related outcomes using a matched comparison group and tracking outcomes over time. Methods: This study was a retrospective review ...
  • Anderson, Valerie; Kulig, Teresa; Sullivan, Christopher (University of Cincinnati School of Criminal Justice, 2019)
    Due to inconsistencies and the sometimes-questionable methods in which [human trafficking] estimates are obtained, some scholars have recommended avoiding using any existing prevalence estimates to quantify the problem—at ...
  • Williamson, Emma; Gregory, Alison; Abrahams, Hilary; Aghtaie, Nadia; Walker, Sarah-Jane; Hester, Marianne (Springer Open, 2020)
    In the past, we might have considered researchers outside of the ‘at-risk’ groups for ST [secondary trauma] for a number of reasons: they rarely see the traumatic events that people experience, they rarely interact with ...
  • Unknown author (National Institute of Corrections, 2018)
    The National Institute of Corrections will highlight innovative and promising programs that address offender accountability and victim safety in domestic violence cases both in institutional and community supervision ...
  • Unknown author (Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV), 2018)
    The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) biennially collects salary and benefit information from family violence agencies across Texas. The survey began in 1991 as a simple list of common positions and focused on reporting ...
  • Unknown author (National Institute of Corrections, 2017)
    This annotated bibliography was developed in an effort to provide current and useful information to professionals working in and with the criminal justice system regarding services that are provided to victims of crime. ...
  • Owen, Barbara; Pollock, Joycelyn; Wells, James; Leahy, Jennifer (National Institute of Corrections, 2014)
    In the following, we review the literature relevant to the study of violence and safety in women’s prison. We begin with the demographic and background characteristics of female offenders. The pathways model is then ...
  • Murray, Christine (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    This Center for Victim Research (CVR) publication provides victim service providers with steps to finding researcher partners. It includes methods to identify potential partners and determine if the researchers are a good ...
  • Unknown author (National Academies Press, 2019)
    This conference examined interpersonal violence in the United States from a public health perspective. Presenters examined how the following issues impact each other and discussed the context in which they occur: "1) ...
  • Unknown author (National Academies Press, 2019)
    This publication from the Committee on National Statistics and the Committee on Population summarizes a workshop held in April 2019 that explored innovative sampling methods, technological approaches, and analytical ...
  • Dube, Miranda (In the Library with the Lead Pipe, 2019)
    Domestic violence and sexual assault survivors experience unique information needs that can be answered through formal avenues such as a crisis center or police/court proceedings, but many survivors do not take a formal ...
  • Unknown author (National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), 2019)
    Using 2010-2012 data from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) (Smith et al., 2017), the article “Rape-Related Pregnancy and Association With Reproductive Coercion in the U.S.” is the first study ...
  • Serrata, Josie; Hernandez-Martinez, Martha; Rodriguez, Rebecca; Trujillo, Olga (National Latin@ Network, 2018)
    This report accomplishes two goals. First, it documents the study’s findings in an effort to increase understanding about how human trafficking survivors receive services from domestic and sexual violence organizations. ...
  • Steinberg, Alan; Briggs, Ernestine; Trunzo, Carrie; Smith, C. (National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), 2019)
    Over the years, mental health providers and researchers have been concerned about the large numbers of children and adolescents who drop out of treatment early and fail to complete treatment as planned. This study examined ...
  • Conrad, K.J.; Iris, M.; Ridings, J.W.; Langley, K.; Anetzberger, G.J. (The Gerontological Society of America, 2011)
    Conrad, Iris, Ridings, Langley, and Anetzberger developed the Older Adult Psychological Abuse Measure (OAPAM) in 2009 for the National Institute of Justice and validated the tool in 2011. OAPAM is an assessment tool designed ...
  • Bass, D.M.; Anetzberger, G.J.; Ejaz, F.K.; Nagpaul, K. (Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 2001)
    Bass, Anetzberger, Ejaz, and Nagpaul developed the Actual Abuse Tool in 2001 to assist service providers in detecting elder abuse and/or domestic violence among older American adults. This tool provides a list of the major ...
  • Carney, M.T.; Kahan, F.S.; Paris, B.E.C. (The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine, 2003)
    Carney, Kahana, and Paris developed the Questions to Elicit Elder Abuse screening tool in 2003 to guide medical practitioners in screening for elder abuse in their senior patients. The tool opens by encouraging practitioners ...