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January 2010

Where Men Stand: Men's roles in ending violence against women

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This report describes how many men use violence against women, what men think about violence against women, and what role men can and do play in reducing and preventing this violence. The report is guided by the fundamental belief that men can play a positive role in preventing men’s violence against women.
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December 2009

Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors

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This Bulletin draws on data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Incident-Based Reporting System to provide population-based epidemiological information on juvenile sex offending.
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September 2009

Using Rapist Risk Factors to Set an Agenda for Rape Prevention

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This Applied Research paper reviews the empirical research on the behaviors, traits, developmental experiences, and biological antecedents that have been found to be associated with an increased probability that a male will become sexually aggressive.
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September 2009

The Kentucky Civil Protective Order Study: A Rural and Urban Multiple Perspective Study of Protective Order Violation Consequences, Responses, & Costs

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This study addresses several gaps in the research literature on civil protective orders by examining protective order effectiveness, enforcement, and cost effectiveness.
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July 2009

To Treat or Not to Treat... What are the Questions? Considering the Effectiveness of Sexual Offender Treatment

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It argues that it is not enough to simply administer a program and that treatment is most effective when it is meaningful to the abuser.
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July 2009

PTSD, TBI and DV: True or False?

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This article offers tips to determine when domestic violence is occurring in cases in which the perpetrator is a war veteran suffering from PTSD and/or TBI. Specific guidelines are provided to make such determination while avoiding justifications based on the perpetrator's acquired disability.
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June 2009

Going Home: The Washington State Reentry Project Interim Report: 18-Month Recidivism Rates for Program Participants

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The Institute was contracted to evaluate the effectiveness of the Department of Corrections' 'Going Home Project.' The program was designed to transition younger, high-risk, violent offenders into the community. To date, not enough time has passed to conduct an outcome evaluation with a comparison group and 36-month follow-up. This interim report outlines the research design and provides 18-month recidivism rates for program participants.
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June 2009

Does Sex Offender Registration and Notification Reduce Crime? A Systematic Review of the Research Literature

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They conducted a systematic review of all research evidence throughout the United States and located nine rigorous evaluations. Seven of these studies address whether the laws influence 'specific' deterrence and the effect of a law on the recidivism rates of convicted sex offenders. The other two studies analyze 'general' deterrence and the effect of a law on sex offense rates of the general public, as well as recidivism rates of convicted sex offenders.
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April 2009

Inventory of Spousal Violence Risk Assessment Tools Used in Canada

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This report provides descriptions and analyses of assessment tools, investigative checklists, and protocols used by criminal justice personnel in Canada to measure risk in domestic violence cases.
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April 2009

Offender Programs Evaluation

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This set of differences makes program-to-program comparisons not 'apples-to-apples.' Nonetheless, below we present a summary of some of the FY 2006 program results. Please keep in mind that these comparisons are not direct and that final interpretation and meaning must occur within the context of each individual program. Detailed data for each program is reported in subsequent sections of this report.
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April 2009

Sex Offender Registration and Notification: Limited Effects in New Jersey

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The primary goal of the study was to examine the impact of the law on New Jersey as a whole and each county within the state.
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March 2009

Juvenile Sex Offenders: Managing and Preventing Future Offenses

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Juveniles commit a significant portion of the sex offenses that occur in the United States each year. They account for up to one-fifth of rapes and one-half of all cases of child molestation committed annually. In a 2000 study, data collected by the Bureau of Justice Statistics indicates that 23 percent of sexual assault offenders were under the age of 18. Boys ages 13 to 17 perpetrate most of the sexual crimes committed by juveniles, but recent studies have shown that girls under age 18 and children under age 13 have also committed sexual offenses.