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Measuring Race and Racism in Studies of Research Use

Hosted by the William T. Grant Foundation and the Forum for Youth Investment, this event, Measuring Race and Racism in Studies of Research Use, is the fourth webinar in a series focused on bringing critical race perspectives to research that examines how to improve the use of research evidence in policy and practice. Past webinars […]

Bullying as a Developmental Precursor to Sexual and Dating Violence Across Adolescence

The next webinar in CVR's Evidence Hour series will take place on November 17, 2021 Adolescent bullying continues to be a major focus of scholarly research across the globe with 1,585 published articles in the last decade. This webinar will include discussion of the longitudinal studies of the bully-sexual violence pathway (Bully-SV pathway) where bullying […]


Web chat with Dr. Liz Miller on Healing Justice and Prevention

Life Paths Research Center is pleased to announce their next webchat, which will feature Dr. Elizabeth Miller discussing her work on violence prevention, gender transformative approaches to working with youth, and her latest thoughts about the intersections between social justice and prevention. Dr. Miller will be interviewed by Dr. Katie Schultz. Dr. Liz Miller is […]


Multilevel Evaluation of Project Safe Neighborhoods

Multilevel Evaluation of Project Safe Neighborhoods Panel Chair: Jim Trudeau, Ph.D., RTI International Panel Abstract: Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is a DOJ-sponsored initiative to reduce violent crime, particularly gun crime, by fostering cooperation by criminal justice agencies and local partners to develop and implement strategic approaches. This panel presents information about the enhanced PSN model […]

Preventing & Reducing Teen Dating Violence

Join the Center for Violence Prevention Founding Director Dr. Jeff Temple to learn more about Fourth R, an innovative violence and harm prevention program for adolescents. Fourth R targets shared risk and protective factors to decrease dating and peer violence, decrease substance misuse, and increase social and emotional learning and conflict resolution skills. Dr. Template […]

Advances in Human Trafficking Victim Identification

This webinar will present findings from two forward-thinking human trafficking studies that focus on human trafficking victim identification. This webinar will be of keen interest to investigators, victim services and health professionals, administrators of escort ad web scraping tools and databases, academics, and anyone interested in more precise tools to support the process of identifying […]

Measuring Outcomes in Response to Victims of Crime

Defining and designing the most useful and impactful measures for the outcomes of crime victim services is an essential step to assess the effectiveness and quality of those services for victims, to justify funding allocations and demonstrate responsible stewardship of funds, and to advocate for additional resources as necessary. Outcome measurement helps move the field […]


Cómo llevar a cabo sesiones de escucha con sobrevivientes de violencia de género / Conducting Listening Sessions with Survivors of Gender-based Violence

El evento se ofrecerá en inglés con servicios de interpretación en español y en lenguaje de señas estadounidense con subtítulos ocultos. El Centro Nacional de Recursos sobre Violencia Doméstica (NRCDV) se asoció con Gabriela López-Zerón, PhD del Consorcio de Investigación sobre Violencia de Género (RCGV) de la Universidad Estatal de Michigan (MSU) para destacar su […]

Analyzing Data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)

The Bureau of Justice Statistics' (BJS) National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is the nation's primary source of information on criminal victimization. Each year, data are obtained from a nationally representative sample of about 150,000 household interviews, composed of nearly 240,000 interviews of persons within those households, on the frequency, characteristics, and consequences of criminal victimization […]

Leveraging Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships to Improve Human Trafficking Prevalence Studies

How widespread is the problem of human trafficking in the United States? Understanding the scope of human trafficking prevalence is a priority for policymakers, law enforcement, researchers, and community-based practitioners. However, it can be difficult to accurately measure. This presentation will provide a brief overview of the strategies used to measure the prevalence of human […]


Society for Social Work and Research 26th Annual Conference

The SSWR Annual Conference offers a scientific program that reflects a broad range of research interests, from workshops on the latest quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to symposia featuring studies in child welfare, aging, mental health, welfare reform, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS. Over 500 symposia, workshop, roundtable, paper and poster presentations. Research methods workshops are […]