Across the country, child welfare and juvenile justice systems now recognize that youth involved in both systems (i.e., dual system youth) are a vulnerable population who often go unrecognized because of challenges in information-sharing and cross system collaboration. In light of these challenges, national incidence rates of dual system youth are not known.
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Ethical and Practical Considerations for Collecting Research-Related Data From Commercially Sexually Exploited Children
This NIJ Conference Panel will feature the latest research on forensic aspects of elder abuse detection and prosecution. Panelists will discuss results from a recently completed study that examined the characteristics of pressure sores on elders who received quality care, emphasizing how this research informs the field about the warning signs of potential neglect. Panelists will also present findings from a study on how well elderly individuals with mild or moderate dementia remember emotional events.
Identification and Prevalence Determination of Novel Recreational Drugs and Discovery of Their Metabolites in Blood, Urine and Oral Fluid
National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations: Adults/Adolescents, Second Edition
Plethysmograph Assessment (From Managing Adult Sex Offenders: A Containment Approach, P 14.1-14.16, 1996, Kim English, Suzanne Pullen, and Linda Jones, eds. - See NCJ- 162392)
Pilot Study for Collecting Data from Arrestees and an Analysis of the Quality of Self-Disclosure: Final Report
Final Report on the Evaluation of the Judicial Oversight Demonstration Volume 4: Findings Report on Survey Methodology
Informed consent is a process in which the researcher provides sufficient information, in an understandable format, to the research subjects so that they can make a voluntary decision whether or not to participate in the study. The informed consent process is fundamental in ensuring respect for persons and should serve to educate the subject about the research, the benefits and risks, and the voluntary nature of their participation. The informed consent should be in language understandable by the study subjects.