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Women of Color Student Survivors’ Perceptions of Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Programming Karunaratne, N. & Harris, J.C. (2022).

Violence Against Women, 1-24.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors, Other Attorneys
Volume: Volume 5/Issue 3 - THE EXCHANGE - July 2022
Keywords: Sexual Assault

Summary:

This study focused on the experience of Women of Color undergraduate student survivors’ perceptions of campus sexual assault prevention programming. Findings highlight the need for continued research investigating the standpoints of Women of Color students to better inform effective prevention efforts.

 

The Role of Mental Health Courts in Mitigating Family Violence Linhorst, D.M., Kondrat, D., Eikenberry, J., & P. A. Dirks-Linhorst. (2022).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31(7-8), 3779 – 3800.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors, Other Attorneys
Volume: Volume 5/Issue 3 - THE EXCHANGE - July 2022
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence)

Summary:

Mental health courts are one means to mitigate violence against family members by people with mental illness. This study identified the rate at which cases of family violence come before a mental health court and the success of defendants charged with assaulting family members. Most eligible defendants who assaulted family members participated in the court program, and among those who did, 72.2% successfully completed.

 

Can Justice System Interventions Prevent Intimate Partner Homicide? An Analysis of Rates of Help-Seeking Prior to Fatality Koppa, V., Messing, J.T. (2021).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(17 - 18), 8792–8816.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors, Other Attorneys
Volume: Volume 5/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2022
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence)

Summary:

This study uses data from a large urban police jurisdiction to examine rates of criminal and civil justice help-seeking by intimate partner homicide victims prior to fatality.

 

Child Maltreatment Fatality Review: Purposes, Processes, Outcomes, and Challenges McCarroll, J.E., Fisher, J.E., Cozza, S.J., & Whalen, T.J. (2021).

Trauma, Violence, & Abuse , 22(5), 1032 – 1041.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors, Other Attorneys
Volume: Volume 5/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2022
Keywords: Child Maltreatment

Summary:

The purpose of this article is to facilitate understanding of child maltreatment fatality review processes and their outcomes.

 

The Dark Side of the Rainbow: Queer Women’s Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence Harden, J., McAllister, P., Spencer, C.M., & Stith, S.M. (2022).

Trauma, Violence, & Abuse , 23(1), 301 - 313.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors, Other Attorneys
Volume: Volume 5/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2022
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence)

Summary:

The purpose of this study was to raise awareness of how IPV operates within female same-gender relationships.  Findings can serve to inform helping professionals about working within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, plus various additional sexual minorities’ communities and survivors of  same-gender violence.

 

Differences Between Sexual and Nonsexual Homicides of Women in the United States: Findings from the National Violent Death Reporting System Brown, N.F. DeV., & Watson, A.E.N. (2022).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 0(0), 1-25.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors, Other Attorneys
Volume: Volume 5/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2022
Keywords: Sexual Assault

Summary:

This study examined data on female homicides.  Findings highlight important differences between sexual and non-sexual homicides. SH victims were more likely to be single, have a substance abuse problem or engaged in prostitution. SH suspects were more likely to be male, use an illicit substance in the preceding hours, or had recent contact with police. SH was more likely to occur in a hotel/motel, by asphyxiation, be perpetrated against an acquaintance, or be precipitated by another serious crime.

 

Intimate Partner Violence and Subsequent Violent Offending Among Handgun Purchasers Tomsich, E.A., Schleimer, J., Wright, M.A., Stewart, S.L., Wintemute, G.J., & Kagawa, R.M.C. (2021).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 0(0), 1 – 29.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors, Other Attorneys
Volume: Volume 5/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2022
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence), Other crime or violence

Summary:

This study examined a adults who had legally purchased a handgun in 2001 and followed them through 2013. The study compared adult gun purchasers who had no criminal history at the time of purchase to those with a history of only IPV charges.  Those with a criminal history were at increased risk of subsequent arrest for a violent (i.e., murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault; or an IPV crime). 

 

Intimate Partner Violence and Mental Health Outcomes Among Hispanic Women in the United States: A Scoping Review Reyes, M.E., Simpson, L., Sullivan, T.P., Contractor, A.A., & Weiss, N.H. (2021).

Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1 – 19, DOI: 10.1177/15248380211043815.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors, Other Attorneys
Volume: Volume 5/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2022
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence)

Summary:

This review synthesized existing knowledge based on IPV and mental health outcomes among Hispanic women.  Findings identified a need to examine mental health outcomes understudied in relation to IPV among Hispanic women.

 

Risk Factors for Severe Violence in Intimate Partner Stalking Situations: An Analysis of Police Record Bendlin, M., & Sheridan, L. (2021).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(17-18), 7895–7916.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors, Other Attorneys
Volume: Volume 5/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2022
Keywords: Stalking

Summary:

The present study aims to identify factors associate with nonviolent, moderate, and severe physical violence within a sample of domestically violent police incident reports where stalking had also occurred.

 

The Relationship of DNA Evidence to Prosecution Outcomes in Sexual Assault Cases Cross, T.P., Siller, L., Vlajnic, M. & Alderden, M. (2022).

Violence Against Women, 1 – 23.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors, Other Attorneys
Volume: Volume 5/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2022
Keywords: Sexual Assault

Summary:

This study examined the relationship between DNA evidence and outcomes of prosecution of sexual assault. Results suggest DNA evidence contributes to case progression but also is a result of it.