Spotlight / Summer 2019

Victimization Risks and Service Access / CVR Research Article

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Read this CVR Research Article by Warnken and Lauritsen highlighting violent victimization risks and access to services for different groups, based on their  analysis of National Crime Victimization Survey data.

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Elder Abuse Awareness Day / June 15th

Most Serious Victimization Known to Law Enforcement

Check out snapshots of elder abuse data from the National Adult Mistreatment Report System, the National Incident-Based Reporting System, and the FTC Consumer Sentinel Network.

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Register for this CVR webinar on the NIJ-funded EMPOWER demonstration to prevent elder mistreatment and learn about multiphase, victim researcher-practitioner efforts.

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Learn about programs designed to improve the identification, intervention, and prevention of elder abuse in this systematic review. Contact CVR Librarian about full-text access.

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SARs Activity Graph

Review data on elder abuse Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) collected by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, showing a quadrupling of SARs since 2013. Nearly 80% of the SARS involve actual monetary loss to older adults.

LGBT Pride Month / June

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Understand the victimization needs and help-seeking experiences of LGBTQ+ crime victims in Illinois.

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Review recent literature about LGBTQ+ intimate partner violence. Contact CVR Librarian about full-text access.

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09. CDC

Explore high school survey data from 19 states and large urban districts on the victimization experiences of transgender youth.

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Check out this brief summarizing sex trafficking research on transgender and gender nonconforming youth.

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Support Military on Independence Day / July 4th

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Learn about the use of clinical video technology to treat PTSD following military sexual trauma. Contact CVR Librarian about full-text access.

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12. RAND

Review this report documenting the needs of male sexual assault victims in the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as potential ways to better address their needs.

Women’s Equality Day / August 26th

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Check out this special issue of Translational Criminology, focused on women, girls, and justice research—including articles on campus sexual misconduct, cybersexual victimization, and sexual assault kits.

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Read about women firefighters’ experiences with work-related discrimination and harassment (including assault) and how it impacts their physical and mental health.

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National Back to School Month / August

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Review the most recent data on school crime and safety from the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the National Center for Education Statistics.

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Examine peer victimization and potential individual, school, and peer risk factors among a national sample of middle and high school students.

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Learn how school climate affects the relationship between neighborhood violence exposure and academic achievement for middle school students.

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Check out data from CDC’s School-Associated Violent Death Surveillance System to understand trends and characteristics in school-associated homicides.

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