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Risk and protective factors for men’s sexual violence against women at higher education institutions: A systematic and meta-analytic review of the longitudinal evidence. Steele, B., Martin, M., Yakubovich, A., Humphreys, D.K., & Nye, E. (2020). Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1 -17.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2021
Keywords: Sexual assault

Summary:

The findings of this study suggest that interventions targeting peer norms (e.g., bystander interventions) and early sexual violence prevention and consent interventions for high school and elementary school students can be effective in reducing and preventing sexual violence at HEIs.

Intimate partner violence and perinatal post-traumatic stress and depression symptoms: A systematic review of findings in longitudinal studies. Paulson, J.L. (2020). Trauma, Violence, & Abuse 1 – 15.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2021
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence), Sexual assault

Summary:

A review was conducted of the association between IPV (before pregnancy, during and after pregnancy) and post-traumatic stress and depression in the perinatal period (the time, measured in weeks, immediately before and after birth). Findings of the study suggest a strong relationship between IPV and perinatal mental health.

New perspectives on risk factors for non-fatal strangulation and post-assault imaging. McKee, G.B., Gill-Hopple, K., Oesterle, D.W., Daigle L.E. & Gilmore, A.K. (2020). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 11.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2021
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

Non-fatal strangulation (NFS) during sexual assault (strangulation or choking that does not result in death), is common and has been associated with IPV and with bodily injury; however, other factors associated with NFS are unknown. The current study examined demographic and sexual assault characteristics associated with NFS among women who received a sexual assault medical forensic exam.

Funneled through or filtered out: An examination of police and prosecutorial decision-making in adult sexual assault cases. Wentz, E.A. (2020). Violence Against Women, Vol. 26(15-16) 1919–1940.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2021
Keywords: Sexual assault

Summary:

This study examined 231 adult sexual assault incidents reported to the police to identify which factors predict congruence (agreement) between the police classification of crimes and prosecutorial charging decisions. The study found that the best predictor of both arrest and charging agreement was the collection of physical or forensic evidence from the scene of the offense.

Longitudinal trajectory of exposure to psychological interpersonal violence. Poehacker, S., Phillips, D., Riggs, J., & Lauterbach, D. (2020). Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 35(17-18), 3331 – 3354.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Judges, Law Enforcement, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 3/Issue 4 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2020
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

Psychological intimate partner violence includes verbal abuse and abuse of power or control from one partner to another. To date, no studies have examined the longitudinal course of exposure to psychological abuse among mothers or the effect that witnessing P-IPV can have on their children. This study did that analysis.

Complexities of the police response to intimate partner violence: Police officers’ perspectives on the challenges of keeping families safe. Saxton, M.D., Jaffe, P.G., Dawson, M., Straatman, A-L., & Olszowy, L. (2020) Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 24.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Judges, Law Enforcement, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 3/Issue 4 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2020
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

This study examined police perspectives toward their response to intimate partner violence. It identified factors that impact police response, including severity and frequency of the violence, victim fear, presence of injuries, and presence of children.

The connection between animal abuse, emotional abuse, and financial abuse in intimate relationships: Evidence from a nationally representative sample of the general public. Fitzgerald, A.J., Barrett, B.J., Gray, A., & Cheung, C.H. (2020). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 23.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Judges, Law Enforcement, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 3/Issue 4 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2020
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

This article examines the co-occurrence of animal abuse and intimate partner violence (IPV) with a specific focus on emotional and financial abuse.

"Who would sexually assault an 80-year-old woman?” Barriers to exploring and exposing sexual assault against women in late life. Goldblatt, H., Band-Winterstein, T., Lev, S., & Harel, D. (2020). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 25.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Judges, Law Enforcement, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 3/Issue 4 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2020
Keywords: Sexual assault

Summary:

The aim of this article is to explore the barriers that hinder the identification and exposure of the sexual assault of women in their later life.

Physical and sexual teen dating violence victimization and sexual identity among U.S. high school students, 2015. Olsen, E.O., Vivolo-Kantor, A., Kann, L. (2020). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 35(17-18), 3581 – 3600.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Judges, Law Enforcement, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 3/Issue 4 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2020
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence), Sexual assault

Summary:

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth are at risk for many negative behaviors associated with teen dating violence victimization (TDVV). This study describes the prevalence of physical and sexual TDVV by sexual identity and quantifies the increased risk for TDVV among LGB youth compared with heterosexual youth.

Correlates of intimate partner homicide in the rural United States: Findings from a national sample of rural counties, 2009 -2016. (2020). AbiNader, M.A. (2020). Homicide Studies 24(4), 353 -376.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Judges, Law Enforcement, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 3/Issue 4 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2020
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence), Sexual assault

Summary:

Intimate partner homicide (IPH) in the U.S. rural context has increased in recent years while other types of homicide have decreased. This study examined individual- and community-level characteristics’ association with IPH in rural counties between 2009 and 2016 in the United States.

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