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CVR Webinar – Victim Services for Incarcerated Women

This webinar will present findings from the Urban Institute’s Evaluation of In-prison Programming: Addressing Prior Trauma and Victimization, funded by the National Institute of Justice. Researchers from Urban and the Center for Effective Public Policy will present findings from its national Scan of Practice including the extent to which correctional institutions address victimization and trauma […]

The Evidence Hour: Housing Stress and Child Maltreatment

The Evidence Hour: Housing Stress and Child Maltreatment looks at the results of a recent systematic review of studies on this topic, revealing what we know about this connection and where more research is needed. This information is important to all who are working for systemic change to prevent family violence as well as those […]

The Harris County Health and Relationship Study: Using Research-Practice Partnerships to Assess the Impact of COVID-19 on Domestic Violence Survivors

The Center for Victim Research (CVR) invites you to attend our upcoming webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on domestic violence survivors in Harris County, Texas, on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm EST. Researcher and practitioner presenters share the results of the Harris County Health and Relationship Study, a collaborative partnership to […]

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The Evidence Hour: Teen Dating Violence Help-Seeking Among Ethnically and Racially Diverse Youth

The Evidence Hour: Teen Dating Violence Help-Seeking Among Ethnically and Racially Diverse Youth looks at the results of a recent systematic review of studies on this topic, revealing what we know about this connection and where more research is needed. For May, we will discuss "Teen Dating Violence Help-Seeking Intentions and Behaviors Among Ethnically and […]

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The Evidence Hour: Preventing and Reducing Violence Against Older Adults

Despite the prevalence of elder abuse, there has been relatively little progress in identifying proven strategies to prevent or end abuse among older adults. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an overview of elder abuse and present findings from a recent systematic review of reviews related to interventions. Recording […]

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The Evidence Hour: Helping without Harming: Educating Mental Health Professionals on Working with Survivors of IPV

Join CVR for the next in our Evidence Hour series, Helping without Harming: Educating Mental Health Professionals on Working with Survivors of IPV. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global problem that mental health professionals are guaranteed to encounter. This webinar synthesizes existing literature on how mental health professionals are prepared to support those experiencing IPV […]

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Advances in State-level Crime and Victimization Surveys: Lessons from the Oregon Crime Victimization Survey

State and local crime victimization surveys can yield powerful data for estimating the prevalence and incidence of victimization. State-level surveys conducted in recent years, however, have varied considerably in both methodological approach and rigor due in part to the increasing difficulty of surveying households in an era of declining response rates. As a result, a […]

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Evidence Hour: Confronting School Violence and Victimization

Learn about the results of a large NIJ-funded meta-analysis on the sources of school violence and victimization. This review included various forms of aggression and crime within K-12 schools; and over thirty different individual, school, and community risk and protective factors. Special focus will also be given to the victimization of LGBTQ youth at school. […]

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Facilitators of Help-Seeking for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence in the U.S.

A survivor’s decision to engage with formal services for experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV) is influenced by factors at the individual, interpersonal, and sociocultural levels. Understanding the factors that facilitate survivors’ choice to seek services could be beneficial to formal service providers including community agencies, health professionals, and the criminal justice system, providing guidance […]

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Cultural Responsivity in Domestic Violence Intervention Approaches for Immigrants in the U.S.

October CVR Evidence Hour webinar:  While all communities can experience domestic violence, immigrants are at a higher risk of victimization due to their unique positionality in the United States. Even though empirical research has examined mainstream domestic violence interventions and the extent to which they deter victimization, there is limited knowledge about culturally responsive interventions […]

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