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16th Annual Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Policy Research Center is holding the 16th Annual Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum during the NCAI Mid Year Conference & Marketplace on June 20-24, 2021. The purpose of the Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum is to provide an opportunity for researchers, practitioners, community members, and others to present research and data findings […]

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 […]


How might we create research environments that aren’t extractive?

Orbits is a joint initiative of Chayn and End Cyber Abuse, generously supported by Robert Bosch Stiftung, producing a global field guide for survivor-centric interventions to tackle . Employing an intersectional lens, the guide will investigate the nuances of TGBV within different regions and communities, and share principles and good practice case studies to empower […]

NNEDV Virtual Technology Summit 2021

From the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV): "This unique training will focus on the intersection of technology and domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking. We will explore some of the ways technology is still evolving, including in our own use as agencies, as well as other intersections of technology and intimate partner […]

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 […]


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 […]


National Sexual Assault Conference

The National Sexual Assault Conference is a three-day virtual conference held on August 4-6, 2021, providing advanced training opportunities for activists, advocates, and other professionals working to prevent sexual violence, provide critical intervention services, and support those who have experienced sexual violence. This year's theme is Advancing Equity. Ending Sexual Violence.


2021 National Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Assistance and Compensation Conference

INTRODUCTION: The 2021 National Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Assistance and Compensation Conference brings staff and board members of VOCA Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs together annually with their federal colleagues. This conference is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, and hosted by the National […]

How can we answer important research questions about Adult Protective Services?

From the National Adult Protective Services Association: "Join us for an interactive roundtable discussion on Wednesday, August 25th, to discuss how we can try to answer select questions from the APS Research Agenda (developed in facilitation with the Administration for Community Living, under contract with New Editions Consulting, Inc.). APS researchers and APS program staff […]

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. […]


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 […]


Symposium: Missing or Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives

In an effort to find lasting solutions to the public safety challenges Tribal communities encounter and to protect them from violence, abuse, and exploitation, a virtual national symposium on missing or murdered indigenous persons (MMIP) related issues for federal, state, tribal and local stakeholders is being held September 14-16, 2021. This MMIP training will address […]