Center for Victim Research Repository: Recent submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Yaffe, M.J.; Wolfson, C.; Lithwick, M.; Weiss, D. (Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 2008)
    Yaffe, Wolfson, Lithwick, and Weiss developed the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index (EASI) in 2008 to assist doctors in determining whether a patient may be at risk of elder abuse. EASI explicitly states that doctors should use ...
  • 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 Risk of Abuse tool in 2001 to assist social service providers in screening their clients for risk of either perpetrating elder abuse or being victimized by elder abuse ...
  • Fulmer, T. (Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 1984)
    Fulmer developed the Elder Assessment Instrument (EAI) in 1984 and updated it in 2003 to allow professionals “in all clinical settings” to screen for suspected elder abuse victims. EAI is designed for use only by clinicians ...
  • Reis, M.; Nahmiash, D. (National Institute for the Care of the Elderly, 1995)
    Reis and Nahmiash developed the Brief Abuse Screen for the Elderly (BASE) as part of an intervention model to combat abuse and neglect of older adults in 1995. BASE is designed for home-care workers to screen for abuse in ...
  • Reis, M.; Nahmiash, D. (The Gerontological Society of America, 1998)
    Reis and Nahmiash developed and validated the Indicators of Abuse Screen (IOA) in 1998 as a screening tool to allow health and social service agency practitioners to identify elders who are being abused by their caretakers. ...
  • Reis, M.; Nahmiash, D. (The Canadian Association of Gerontology, 1995)
    Reis and Nahmiash developed the Caregiver Abuse Screen (CASE) in 1995 and validated it in 2010 to provide communities with a tool to screen for elder abuse through informal caregivers rather than having individuals rely ...
  • Schofield, M.J.; Mishra, G.D. (The Gerontological Society of America, 1996)
    Schofield and Mishra developed the Vulnerability to Abuse Screening Scale (VASS) in 1996 and validated the screening tool in 2003. VASS is designed to help identify women above age 70 who may be at risk of elder abuse ...
  • Neale, A.V.; Hwalek, M.A.; Scott, R.O.; Stahl, C. (Sage Publications, 1991)
    Neale, Hwalek, Scott, and Stahl developed the Hwalek-Sengstock Elder Abuse Screening Test (H-S/EAST) in 1991 to assist service providers who are interested in identifying people at high risk of the need for protective ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kifer, Misty; Strauss, Thomas (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2019)
    Idaho’s Crime Victims Compensation Program (CVCP) has been experiencing financial stress in recent years. The suspected driver of that stress is a 2015 federal Medicaid policy change removing forensic interviews from the ...
  • Plotkin, Alexa; Baker, Maureen; Shaler, George; Snell, Elisabeth (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2019)
    This project is a collaboration between Family Violence Project (FVP), the Maine Statistical Analysis Center (Maine SAC) at the University of Southern Maine, and the Victims of Crime Administering Agency (VOCA) at the Maine ...
  • Fineran, Sarah; Loynachan, Tracy; McCoy, Henna (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2019)
    This project proposed to conduct a process evaluation of the Friends of the Family (FOF) program in Iowa. Friends of the Family provides rapid re-housing to individuals and families affected by domestic violence. The process ...