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January 30, 2021

Annotated Bibliography: Online and Technology-Facilitated Victim Services

Victim service providers have been using technologies like automatic notification systems, online education, and chat to assist victims and increase organizations’ efficiency. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent stay-at-home orders compounded […]

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December 7, 2020

Annotated Bibliography: Pet Abuse, Interpersonal Violence, and Victim Services

This bibliography summarizes research about the co-occurrence of family violence (domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse) and violence directed towards pets.

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September 28, 2020

Annotated Bibliography: Research on Involving Crime Survivors in Program Planning and Policy Making

This bibliography summarizes research about the impact and challenges in including victims in nonprofit organizational planning and the design of victim services: “nothing about us without us.”

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September 7, 2020

Annotated Bibliography: Response Rates for Surveys of Sexual Assault Victims

This bibliography summarizes research about factors that potentially influence response rates in surveys of sexual assault victims.

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August 7, 2020

Annotated Bibliography: Male Victims in Underserved Communities

This annotated bibliography summarizes research about male survivors in rural communities, Indigenous populations, criminal justice systems, or who are undocumented immigrants.

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July 1, 2020

Annotated Bibliography: Interpersonal Victimization in the Military

This annotated bibliography includes recent research about victimization experienced by military servicemembers.

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June 30, 2020

Annotated Bibliography: The Impact of Restorative Justice Practices

This annotated bibliography gathers research about different restorative justice practices like victim-offender dialogue, peacemaking circles, victim-offender mediation, and victim impact panels.

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August 6, 2019

Annotated Bibliography: The Impact of Culturally Relevant Programs

This annotated bibliography gathers research on culturally-specific needs identified by crime victims and evaluations on culturally relevant practices.


January 7, 2019

Annotated Bibliography: Human Trafficking Victims with Disabilities or Mental Illness

This annotated bibliography gathers research on any type of trafficking in which victims had disabilities or mental illnesses prior to trafficking.