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Help Wanted: Helping People Stay Safe

The final webinar in a series by the Moore Center on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse. Presenters: Amanda E. Ruzicka, MA, is a senior research associate at the Department of Mental Health and deputy director of the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her […]


The Gun Violence Research Center (GVRC) Research Day

During this FREE event, the New Jersey Gun Violence Research Center (GVRC) at Rutgers will present over 30 gun violence prevention research studies funded by the GVRC. Hear from GVRC leadership, grant awardees, and community leaders as they present evidence-based, equitable policies and programs that will prevent gun violence in our communities. This conference is not looking to engage with simply an […]


National Institute of Justice Research Conference: From Evidence to Action: Harnessing Research to Promote Safety & Justice

The National Institute of Justice research conference is returning in 2023. This practitioner-friendly conference will feature NIJ-sponsored research findings and discussions about evidence-based policies and practices. Topics will include preventing community-based violence, supporting victims of crime, building a stronger forensic evidence base, enhancing accountability in policing, and promoting more equity in our nation’s justice system. […]

Update on the NCVS Instrument Redesign: Additional Findings from the National Field Test and Plans for Implementation

Join statisticians from the Bureau of Justice Statistics for a webinar featuring updates on BJS’s efforts to redesign the entire National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) instrument. Presenters will describe additional findings from a large-scale national field test of the NCVS Instrument Redesign, specifically the improvement of victimization measures in the new survey instrument, and the […]


Hope Navigator Introductory Webinar

This webinar is intended to provide an introduction to Hope Science and the vast research about how finding, enhancing, and modeling hope can transform clients, employees, and stakeholders in your work. As Dr. Chan Hellman has said, “Hope is the belief that the future will be better than today and that I have the power […]


Livestream: National Human Trafficking Prevention Summit


In the last decade, cross-sector efforts to prevent human trafficking have expanded in both knowledge and effectiveness. The HHS-hosted National Human Trafficking Prevention Summit will bring together leaders across federal, state, tribal, local, and territorial governments; business, industry, and other private sector entities; nonprofits and NGOs; and philanthropic, faith-based, and research organizations to inspire and […]

Kempe Summer Interdisciplinary Research Institute

The Kempe Center's annual one-week in-person Summer Interdisciplinary Research Institute in Aurora, Colorado, will feature intensive teaching and dedicated mentoring by national and international experts. One of the Center's primary goals is to expand the pool of scholars trained to conduct child maltreatment research. The Center is actively recruiting participants for our Course 2: Challenges […]

Conference, Equitable Approaches: Addressing Gender-Based Violence through Scholarship, Advocacy, and Activism

The Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender Based-Violence​ at the University of Delaware is hosting its inaugural national conference in Newark, Delaware. The “Equitable Approaches” conference centers the experiences of marginalized peoples through keynote speakers, plenary sessions, and “conversations that matter,” which are designed as intimate spaces where participants can engage with high-impact […]

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Crime Trends in 2023: What We Know – and What Cities are Doing About It

Homicide, motor vehicle theft, carjacking, and shoplifting are grabbing headlines across the country. But what do the latest data show about what happened in 2023? How have trends changed since before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and what are cities doing to address them? Join the Council on Criminal Justice to explore trends in 12 […]


Lethality Risk Factors Series: Strangulation

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 […]


Using Data to Prioritize School-Based CVI efforts

One common struggle for schools and communities implementing CVI strategies is defining how and where resources ought to be deployed to intervene, prevent violence and create safer learning environments for students. This webinar, sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and LISC, will highlight how schools can utilize the vast amounts of data they collect […]


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 […]