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2014-07-01 11:48:39

Sam Houston State University Cyberbullying creates fear among students about being victimized at school, a recent study by Sam Houston State University found. While traditional bullying still creates the most fear among students, cyberbullying is a significant factor for fear of victimization at school among students who have experienced bullying or disorder At school, such as the presence of gangs. The fear from cyberbullying is most prominent in minority populations. "It cannot be...

2014-06-19 12:29:42

PHOENIX, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Phoenix crime victim attorney, Sara J. Powell (www.sarapowell.com) will present a scholarship to cover expenses associated with attending The National Center for Victims of Crimes' 2014 National Training Institute. The scholarship includes airfare, seminar registration fees and hotel. Many of the meals for the scholarship recipient will be provided by the conference. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140616/118743 The 2014...

2014-06-17 12:25:19

******PUBLICATION ADVISORY****** WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics has released Seasonal Patterns in Criminal Victimization Trends, which uses data from the National Crime Victimization Survey to examine the seasonal patterns in violent and property crime victimization in the United States from 1993 to 2010. Seasonal patterns are periodic fluctuations in the victimization rates that tend to occur at the...

2014-05-08 12:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released PREA Data Collection Activities, 2014, which fulfills the requirement under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (P.L. 108-79) for the Attorney General to submit to Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of BJS for the preceding calendar year. During 2013 and the first four months of 2014, BJS issued four reports: 1....

2014-04-29 09:46:06

Children's exposure to violence and crime declined between 2003 and 2011. Rates of violent crime have declined in the United States since the 1990s. The authors previously completed three national telephone surveys of children and caregivers on children's exposure to violence in 2003, 2008 and 2011. In this study, the authors analyzed the surveys for changes over time from 2003 to 2011. The authors examined 50 specific trends in exposures to violence and crime and found 27...

2014-02-03 16:24:24

New Survey Instrument Helps Educators Improve Learning Environment ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The International Survey Associates today launched a new tool, the Social, Emotional and Bullying Behavior Survey (SEBBS), to help schools determine the frequency of bullying behaviors and gauge the effectiveness of, or need for, intervention or prevention efforts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/MN57166) Designed for middle school students, the SEBBS...

2014-01-29 23:22:20

“Chopping the Onion” aims to help victims forgive others, love themselves. Denver (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Dusana Michaels became a victim of incest as a child, but “victim” is hardly a word to call her now. Michaels has dedicated her life to overcoming the trauma she faced at an early age by addressing issues one by one and empowering others to do the same. “My perpetrator took my childhood,” Michaels said. “But my adulthood belongs to me.” Michaels’ new book...

2013-09-20 23:04:24

The National Campus Sexual Assault Summit: Prevention, Empowerment and Policy convened by the national nonprofit PAVE (Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment) will be held Friday, September 27 at Georgetown Law in Washington DC from 12:30pm-5:00pm featuring special guest Sarah Rice from MTV. This Summit is being broadcast live via webcast to over 300 colleges across the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month and the...


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