Spotlight / Summer 2020
Elder Abuse Awareness Day / June 15th
Understand the elder abuse forensic center model through this cross-site multimethod evaluation of four centers in California (full-text in CVR’s library).
|Review findings from a randomized-control trial to learn how multidisciplinary teams address older adult maltreatment (full-text in CVR’s library).|
Learn about older adults’ ability to report elder abuse within the context of emergency department screenings.
LGBT Pride Month / June
Explore how researchers and practitioners partnered to develop a survey measuring trauma’s impact on transgender and non-binary survivors of sexual violence.
Examine trends in victimization risk and disparities specific to heterosexual, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning youth.
Check out the sexual orientation and gender identity measures added to the 2016 National Crime Victimization Survey, and findings from the first six months of data collection.
Read about using an intersectional lens in sex and gender-based analysis to improve effectiveness of intimate partner violence treatment programs among LGBT couples.
Support Military on Independence Day / July 4th
Read about this randomized controlled trial examining the effectiveness of sexual assault prevention programs in military environments.
Check out this study of how modifications to cognitive processing therapy can improve PTSD outcomes for military sexual trauma survivors.
Explore this 2019 report from the U.S. Inspector General evaluating military services’ law enforcement responses to domestic violence incidents.
Review this study that examined how sexual assault experiences for active duty military women can vary depending on their relationship to the perpetrator.
Back to School Month / August
Review this meta-analysis synthesizing information about the consequences of school violence.
Check out results from this national survey of 16,000 students who took the ACT exam, assessing their perceptions of physical safety at school.
Learn about the relationships between Adverse Childhood Experiences, protective factors, and violent school victimization (full-text in CVR’s library).
Explore key individual-, school-, and community-level factors that influence violence and related problems within primary and secondary schools.