Browsing Presentations by Subject "Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS)"
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Domestic Violence in Alaska: Definitions, Rates in Alaska, Causes and ConsequencesThis 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.
Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships to Impact Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence PolicyThe Alaska Department of Public Safety in partnership with the University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center has conducted and published numerous research projects and articles specific to domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual abuse and stalking. These evidence based research projects have been used to develop Alaska’s new multidisciplinary and multifaceted initiative to combat domestic violence and sex crimes in Alaska. Certain portions of this new initiative target enforcement and prosecution of offenders who commit these crimes and are funded with both state general funds as well as Recovery Act Funds. The groundbreaking research conducted with UAA was supported with funds from the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and federal grant funds from the National Institute of Justice.
Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships to Impact Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence PolicyThe Alaska Department of Public Safety and the UAA Justice Center conducted numerous research projects and published numerous articles on domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and stalking. These research projects were used to develop new multidisciplinary and multifaceted initiatives to combat violence against women in Alaska. This poster describes our researcher-practitioner partnership and its impact on policy and practice.
Violence against Women in Alaska: Justice PerspectiveThis Powerpoint slide presentation provides an overview of UAA Justice Center research on violence against women in Alaska through 2013, the current research being conducted through the Alaska Victimization Survey, and efforts to combat intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual violence in Alaska through the Choose Respect initiative.