Child health and welfare
Predictors of Online Child Sexual Abuse in a U.S. National Sample
Missing Native American Persons: Nebraska Study Details Scope of Problem, Urges Culturally Sensitive Research and Better Access to Justice
Development of a Probability Model to Predict Head Injury Risk in Pediatric Falls
Intensive Family Preservation Services: Demonstrating Placement Prevention Using Event History Analysis
The Effects of Developmental Mentoring and High School Mentors' Attendance on Their Younger Mentees' Self-Esteem, Social Skills, and Connectedness
Evaluation of Michigan's Foster Care Case Management System
A Follow-Up Evaluation of the Houston Parent-Child Development Center: School Performance
Parent-Child Development Center Follow-Up Project: Child Behavior Problem Results
Cognitive Behavioral Principles Within Group Mentoring: A Randomized Pilot Study
Pursuing Equitable Restorative Communities
Responsive Aggression Regulation Therapy (Re-ART): An Evaluation Study in a Dutch Juvenile Justice Institution in Terms of Recidivism
Effect of Community-Based Interventions on High-Risk Drinking and Alcohol-Related Injuries
Final Report of the Cross-Site Evaluation of the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court (JDTC) Guidelines and Data Elements Specifications
Implementation and Assessment Guide for Specialized Units Serving Youth Experiencing Commercial Sexual Exploitation in Probation and Child Welfare Settings
It's a Marathon Not a Race: Exiting the Commercial Sex Trade
Directors of Justice Department Science and Research Offices Talk Reentry
Director of the National Institute of Justice Nancy La Vigne, Ph.D., and Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics Alex Piquero, Ph.D., discuss important topics, programs and initiatives related to reentry and recidivism.
Project SECURE: Keeping Kids Safe in San Francisco Unified School District
The Role of Violence Within and Across Self-Identified Gang Youth
Mentoring for Enhancing Educational Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors
Campus Sexual Assault Responses (CSAR): Informing Trauma-Informed Policies, Protocols, and Training
Sexual violence is a significant criminal justice problem with long-term effects for its victims. In particular, sexual assault on or related to college campuses across the United States presents a growing public health and economic burden, starting with significant impacts on academic outcomes.
Redefining Trauma-Informed Assessments for Teen Dating Violence: An Introduction to the VIP Study
Mandates for risk assessment protocols to be trauma-informed are now common across juvenile justice and school settings. However, there is little direction on how to best translate this mandate into evidence-based screening and assessment tools. This presentation will describe the theoretical model underpinning the Vulnerability, Impairment, and Promotive factors (VIP) Study, which seeks to offer an alternative to existing risk assessment approaches in vulnerable adolescents.
Increasing Rigorous Evaluation of Interventions to Reduce Gender-based Violence Victimization
The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) and its re-authorizations mandated several research efforts that stimulated a dramatic enhancement to violence against women research supported by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). This legislation has supported federal, state, local, and private partners in implementing policies and programs and conducting research directly related to gender-based violence. However, questions remain about the effectiveness of those mandates. This brown bag will discuss the gaps and challenges to evaluating gender-based violence interventions.