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Youth and Domestic Violence: Needs, Services, and Impact

Join the Center for Violence Prevention and the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing for an online discussion of our recent study Youth who have experienced domestic violence in their homes have many psychosocial needs. Community-based domestic violence programs help address these needs through programs like counseling, childcare, and mentoring which helping with family […]

Violence Across the Lifecourse: Child Maltreatment, Intimate Partner Violence, and Elder Mistreatment

The CVR webinar Evidence Hour series continues with this overview of research on the connections between child maltreatment and later forms of violence that extend to and beyond mid-life. We will discuss the developmental associations between child maltreatment, violence in adolescence, and intimate partner violence (IPV) and elder mistreatment. We will also review the existing, though […]

National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center National Town Hall

January 27, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET The National Town Hall hosted by the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center (NMVVRC) will provide timely, basic and evidence-informed information and resources about mass violence readiness, response and resilience/recovery to a national, interdisciplinary audience of survivors, victim/survivor assistance professionals, mental and behavioral health professionals, law enforcement […]

Assessing the Scope of Missing Native Americans in Nebraska: Results from a State-Wide Study and Recommendations

National Indian Country Training Initiative Announcement  The problem of missing persons has gained significant attention, and recent legislation in multiple states has called for studies on the scope of missing Native Americans. This webinar will describe the methodological and practical issues for researchers to consider when examining data on missing persons, and present the issues […]

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

On February 23, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. e.t., the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Nicole Matthews and Alicia Nevaquaya on "Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls." Indigenous people across the country have sounded the alarm for years about the disturbing and […]

Social Reactions to Sexual Assault

This webinar, another in the CVR Evidence Hour series, reviews research on correlates and impacts of social reactions made to victims disclosing sexual assault and partner violence. Findings about trauma disclosure and social reactions are presented from survivors and their informal support members (e.g., family, friend, romantic partner). Recommendations from survivors and informal supports about […]

Tamkin Symposium on Elder Abuse

The mission of the USC Judith D. Tamkin International Symposium on Elder Abuse is to create safe and healthy environments for all elders, here and across the world, by bringing thought leaders, activists, caregivers, researchers, lawmakers, and other stakeholders together to share findings, strategize solutions, and help shape and propel the field of elder abuse […]

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences: 59th Annual Meeting

Join us for the ACJS 59th Annual Meeting, March 15 - 19, 2022, in Las Vegas, NV at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino. ACJS President Heather Pfeifer is excited to bring you a content rich program focused on “Avenues of Change: Integrating Research, Advocacy, and Education.” She and the 2022 program committee chairs have worked […]

International Symposium on Child Abuse

The National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) is excited to bring you the virtual 38th International Symposium on Child Abuse scheduled for March 21-24, 2022.  Symposium will continue to provide the state-of-the art training you need to continue to provide services to children and to fight child abuse.  We are working to add more workshops and provide an even better digital […]

International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Reimagining Justice

From End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI): Our annual conferences focus on sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking and elder abuse. We consistently bring together law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, health care professionals, faith community members, educators, researchers and others in this three-day conference […]

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

From the Office for Victims of Crime: Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) has challenged the Nation to confront and remove barriers to achieving justice for all victims of crime. During NCVRW, we celebrate the accomplishments of the victims’ rights movement and reflect on how far we have come. Every April, OVC leads […]