• Anchorage Underage Drinking Survey: Assessing Attitudes, Values, and Beliefs About the Underage Drinking Problem and Responses to It

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012-04-17)
      This slide presentation, prepared for a town hall meeting in Anchorage, AK, presents results from a survey conducted in 2010-2011 of a random sample of adult Anchorage residents on adult perceptions of underage drinking and responses to it.
    • Assaults in Domestic Violence Incidents: Descriptive Statistics and Predictors of Legal Resolutions

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-03-09)
      This slideshow presents descriptive statistics on all assaults in domestic violence incidents (N=1,281) reported to Alaska State Troopers in 2004 that were closed by the time of the study, and describes predictors of prosecution based on the data and correlates of injury and cultural factors in the described incidents.
    • Domestic Violence in Alaska: Definitions, Rates in Alaska, Causes and Consequences

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-03-19)
      This Powerpoint slide presentation describes domestic violence in Alaska, including the definition of domestic violence; an overview of results from the Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) for 2010–2013 for Alaska statewide, the Municipality of Anchorage, and Matanuska-Susitna Borough; comparison of AVS statewide data with national data from the CDC's National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Surveillance System (NISVS); and discussion of the causes and consequences of domestic violence.
    • Jackson County Collaboration in Support of Families: Using Evaluation for Long-Term Sustainability

      Sullivan, Rita; Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012-04-10)
      This webinar presentation discusses the use of evaluation and dissemination of results during the life of a project. The presentation is based on the ongoing evaluation of the Family Connection Program in Jackson County, Oregon, which compares child welfare outcomes for a control group with outcomes through the Family Connection Program.
    • Promoting Reunification through Family Focused Collaborative Treatment Services and System Change

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-11-17)
      This Powerpoint presentation presents preliminary results of a study on the use of family-focused collaborative treatment to promote family reunification in families with substance abuse and child maltreatment problems.
    • Strategies to Reduce Sales of Alcohol and Tobacco to Underage Persons

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2013-06-12)
      Effective compliance checks and enforcement of laws regarding sale sof age-restricted products such as alcohol and tobacco are associated with reductions in underage use of such those substances. This slide show presents recent research and offers recommendations to reduce underage sales of alcohol and tobacco to underage persons in Alaska.
    • Underage Drinking: Research, Evaluation, and Related Efforts

      Rivera, Marny; Casto, L. Diane (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-04-04)
      This presentation summarizes existing research on and effort to reduce underage drinking in Alaska, emphasizing the value of research to assist in addressing minor consuming alcohol (MCA) enforcement and response.