Predicting Re-Victimization of Battered Women 3 Years After Exiting a Shelter Program
TECHBeat, December 2019
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Domestic Violence Shelters: The Experience of the Survivor
Panelists will present findings from a comprehensive study of domestic violence shelters in eight states. Data were collected from 3,410 residents in 215 domestic violence shelters — 81 percent of the shelters. The first of its kind, this descriptive study seeks to fill a gap in current knowledge about the needs and experiences of domestic violence survivors who turn to shelters for help and the type of help they receive. Implications for policy and programming will also be addressed.
Elder Abuse: How Much Occurs and How Do We Measure It?
NIJ Conference Panel
Panelists will present NIJ research on elder mistreatment in noninstitutionalized adults as well as tools for measuring the financial exploitation and psychological abuse of the elderly. A recently completed telephone survey of more than 6,500 older adults living in the community provides the most accurate estimates of the prevalence and incidence of physical, sexual, financial and emotional elder abuse. A second study used state-of-the-art science methods to develop a tool that measures the financial and psychological abuse of elders.
Using Brief Interventions to Prevent Teen Dating Violence
Dr. Emily F. Rothman and Ms. Sarah DeCosta will talk about the Real Talk intervention, which is a brief motivational interview intervention designed to stop dating abuse perpetration by youth ages 15-19 years old, and was tested through a randomized controlled trial in adolescent health care settings. Dr. Elizabeth Miller and Ms.
Preventing Gun Violence: Understanding Law Enforcement Response and Improving Multi-disciplinary Partnerships for Peace
This Research for the Real World seminar explores common police practices for responding to gun violence and the extent to which they are contributing to reductions in violent incidents. The panel will also explore the role of multi-disciplinary partners such as the public health sector in reducing gun violence, and discuss promising practices for law enforcement partnerships to leverage complimentary violence reduction efforts.
Prior Research on Intimate Partner Violence Victims' Services
|Multiple Treatments||Bennett, Riger, Schewe, Howard and Wasco, 2004||The effectiveness of hotline, advocacy, counseling and shelter services for domestic violence victims||Using cluster evaluation, evaluated one fiscal year's worth of data from 54 programs serving victims of domestic violence.||Overall, effectiveness in all areas was supported; however, improvements in...|