Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization–Survey, 2011

This report examines sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization using data from 2011. The report describes the overall prevalence of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization; racial/ethnic variation in prevalence; how types of perpetrators vary by violence type; and age at which victimization typically begins. For intimate partner violence, the report also examines a range of negative impacts experienced as a result of victimization, including the need for services.

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Texas Council on Family Violence Prevention Curricula

Educators from all over the state can go onto the Texas Council on Family Violence Prevention Curricula database to inform work to end relationship violence.

Search it to find everything current for the prevention classroom–from curricula and lesson plans to videos, games, guides, and posters.

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Center for Court Innovation Violence Prevention Publications

The Center for Court Innovation has created publications regarding violence prevention. A number of these articles can be used to inform research or policy for schools or individuals who want more information with respects how law works with prevention programming.

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Costs of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the United States, Published 2003

Back in 2003, Congress funded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct a study to obtain national estimates of the occurrence of IPV-related injuries, to estimate their costs to the health care system, and to recommend strategies to prevent IPV and its consequences.

This report in summary:

  • Presents findings for the estimated incidence, prevalence, and costs of nonfatal and fatal IPV;
  • Identifies future research needs;
  • Highlights CDC’s research priorities for IPV prevention.

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The Cost of Crime to Society

In a report hosted by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health titled “The Cost of Crime to Society: New Crime-Specific Estimates for Policy and Program Evaluation” by Kathryn E. McCollister, Michael T. French, and Hai Fang review crime-costing literature in the hopes of showing how prevention programs that directly or indirectly prevent crime can generate substantial economic benefits by reducing crime-related costs incurred by victims, communities, and the criminal justice system.

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Sexting: Youth Practices and Legal Implications

In the new era where technology has involved as an extension of our identity, it is difficult to assume that the same rules of freedom of expression apply considering the pervasiveness and ease in accessibility make it easy for all kinds of people to share what they want (or possibly don’t want) on the internet. This document created by Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic addresses legal and practical issues related to the practice colloquially known as sexting. It informs interventions related to sexting.

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CDC Social Media Tools, Guidelines & Best Practices

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have created Social Media Toolkits designed to assist in the planning, development and implementation of social media activities providing critical information on lessons learned, best practices, clearance information and security requirements.

They have made different guides available online for different social media platforms. To read through the guides and their suggestions, click on the view resource button below.