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January 2017

Teen Dating Violence: NIJ-Funded Research

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This webpage includes links to various NIJ-funded research studies examining the nature, characteristics and extent of dating violence.
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September 2015

Research Designs in the Real World: Testing the Effectiveness of an IPV Intervention

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This article describes a study of the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP), which is a partnership between law enforcement agencies and domestic violence service providers developed by the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence.
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May 2015

Protect, Heal, Thrive: Lessons Learned from the Defending Childhood Demonstration Program

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This report highlights process evaluation findings from six of the eight sites participating in the Defending Childhood Demonstration Program, a national initiative that the Department of Justice funds and OJJDP supports to address children’s exposure to violence.
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November 2014

Teen Dating Violence: How Peers Can Affect Risk & Protective Factors

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This Research in Brief report from the National Institute of Justice examines the theme of how “peers and the contexts in which peers interact can contribute to their risk for and protection against dating violence.
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June 2013

Understanding Elder Abuse: New Directions for Developing Theories of Elder Abuse Occurring in Domestic Settings

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This paper discusses theory-based explanations of what causes elder abuse and how best to respond to it.
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February 2013

Ending Modern-Day Slavery: Using Research to Inform U.S. Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts

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This NIJ study examines the challenges facing the criminal justice system when combating human trafficking.
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August 2012

Meeting Survivors' Needs Through Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services and Supports: Results of a Multi-State Study - Interview with Anne Menard and Eleanor Lyon

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In this podcast series, Mary Louise Kelley is joined by Anne Menard and Eleanor Lyon to discuss a study focused on nonresidential domestic violence services.
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The Road Ahead: Unanalyzed Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases

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This NIJ special report outlines the issue of untested sexual assault kits that remain in law enforcement custody and evidence rooms and the impact that these kits have on communities and sexual assault response. The report addresses victim notification and protocol when a kit is sent for testing and appropriate follow up.
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April 2011

Murder-Suicide in Families

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This NIJ webpage highlights research findings on murder-suicide in the family.
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February 2011

A Review of Spanish-Language Literature from Latin America on Sex Trafficking

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This technical report provides a Spanish-language literature review of resources on sex trafficking from Latin America.
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Towards a Better Way to Interview Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

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This study brief discusses best practices in forensic interviewing for child sexual abuse victims. The article gives particular attention to protecting the rights of children while still achieving better case outcomes. It also includes a section on tailoring interviews for special populations.
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January 2011

Domestic Violence Courts: Pretrial and Courthouse Safety

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This webpage emphasizes the need to implement pretrial and courthouse safety planning for survivors, and offers recommended steps for creating such a safety plan.