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Sexual Abuse or Violence Programs at a Glance
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Sexual Abuse or Violence Practice Outcomes at a Glance
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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

Crime Victimization

Sexual Abuse or Violence

Sexual violence refers to a specific constellation of crimes including sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape. The perpetrator may be a stranger, acquaintance, friend, family member, or intimate partner.

Sexual abuse and violence programs are geared toward treatment, prevention and how to reduce re-victimization. 



OJP Publications

Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: A Policy Development Guide, BJA-Sponsored, October 2011
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Evaluating Children's Advocacy Centers' Response to Child Sexual Abuse, OJJDP, August 2008

Elderly Victims of Sexual Abuse and Their Offenders, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2006
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Child Sexual Abuse, OJJDP, December 2002

Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse--Later Criminal Consequences, Research in Brief, NIJ, 1995
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