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Trauma Across the Lifespan of Mass Violence Survivors & Impacted Communities

Join the National Mass Violence Center (NMVC) for its 9th National Town Hall on “Trauma Across the Lifespan of Mass Violence Survivors & Impacted Communities.”   At the conclusion of the National Town Hall, participants will be able to: Describe eight types of traumas that may impact mass violence victims, survivors, and impacted communities: Individual […]

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Serving Black Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence : Serving Black Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: Day 1

Black women-identified survivors have been disproportionately harmed by the triple pandemics of COVID-19, intimate partner violence, and racial injustice. As a field, we must boldly design and create innovative approaches to service provision. This 2-part series will give advocates the tools and practical strategies to identify, reach, and effectively serve this population. On Day 1 […]

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Lethality Risk Factors: Recent Separation

DV RISC is presenting a webinar series on the most prevalently researched lethality risk factors commonly addressed in intimate partner violence (IPV) risk assessments: Stalking, Strangulation, Recent Separation, Firearms, and Pregnancy Abuse & Reproductive Coercion. Each webinar will focus on the research behind the risk factor, and practical strategies that can be implemented once it's […]

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Life After the Gunshot: Community Engaged Research and Community Violence Intervention in the Nation’s Capital

This talk will feature the collaborative research of Dr. Joseph Richardson and Che Bullock. The presentation will examine the social context of structural violence, community violence, and trauma in the District of Columbia and will draw on their work in the Capital Region Violence Intervention Program, a hospital-based violence intervention program at the University of […]

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Serving Black Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence : Serving Black Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: Day 2

Black women-identified survivors have been disproportionately harmed by the triple pandemics of COVID-19, intimate partner violence, and racial injustice. As a field, we must boldly design and create innovative approaches to service provision. This 2-part series will give advocates the tools and practical strategies to identify, reach, and effectively serve this population. On Day 2 […]

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Lethality Risk Factors: Firearms

DV RISC is presenting a webinar series on the most prevalently researched lethality risk factors commonly addressed in intimate partner violence (IPV) risk assessments: Stalking, Strangulation, Recent Separation, Firearms, and Pregnancy Abuse & Reproductive Coercion. Each webinar will focus on the research behind the risk factor, and practical strategies that can be implemented once it's […]

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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Intersection of Brain Injury, Strangulation, Gender-Based Violence, Housing Insecurity and Homelessness

Gender-based violence often involves physical violence targeted at the head, neck, and face—through blows to the head or strangulation. Though this has been common knowledge for decades, brain injuries caused by violence are unacknowledged, rarely identified and almost never immediately treated. Both survivors of violence and professionals that work with them have been largely unaware […]

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Lethality Risk Factors: Pregnancy Abuse and Reproductive Coercion

DV RISC presents a webinar series on the most prevalently researched lethality risk factors commonly addressed in intimate partner violence (IPV) risk assessments: Stalking, Strangulation, Recent Separation, Firearms, and Pregnancy Abuse & Reproductive Coercion. Each webinar will focus on the research behind the risk factor, and practical strategies that can be implemented once it's flagged […]

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Tools to Support Campus Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Sexual violence is a significant criminal justice problem with long-term effects for its victims. In particular, sexual assault on or related to college campuses across the United States presents a growing public health and economic burden, starting with significant impacts on academic outcomes. The long-term goal of the NIJ-funded Campus Sexual Assault and Response (CSAR) […]

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Preventing Relationship and Sexual Violence on College Campuses

This webinar will discuss implications and recommendations for the prevention of sexual assault, dating violence, and harassment on college campuses in the U.S. based on findings from an NIJ-funded study on Population and Subgroup Differences in Prevalence and Predictors of Campus Sexual Assault (Award No: 2020-VA-CX-0004). Audience members will be invited to participate in a […]

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“We Never Give Up the Fight”: A Report of the National Women’s Community Survey

The Los Angeles LGBT Center, in partnership with Justice Work and 120 partner organizations, has released the findings from the largest and most comprehensive survey on LGBTQ+ women who partner with women in the United States. The study “We Never Give Up the Fight”: A Report of the National LGBTQ+ Women’s Community Survey,” aims to […]

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The Nation’s Two Crime Measures

The U.S. Department of Justice administers two statistical programs to measure the magnitude, nature, and impact of crime in the nation: the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ (BJS) National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). These data collections together provide a comprehensive understanding of crime in the United States. This […]

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