by Anne P. DePrince, Ph.D. Sexual assault remains one of the most under-reported crimes, with women tending not to disclose their experiences to formal supports, such as police, doctors, and counselors. As #MeToo broke into public awareness last year, requests for sexual assault services increased. That more survivors are seeking services is good news, particularly given theContinue reading “Sexual Assault Survivors’ Advice to Service Providers”
Monthly Archives: August 2018
Statewide Evaluation Project Gets Underway
In July, we kicked off work with our colleagues at the Colorado State Office for Victims Programs (OVP) to evaluate the impact of recent increases in VOCA funding on victim services in Colorado. Colorado, along with other states, received a significant increase in federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funds in 2015. OVP, which administersContinue reading “Statewide Evaluation Project Gets Underway”
How many PhDs does it take?
How many PhDs does it take to change the world? I’m guessing that we’ll find out as three of the TSS Group’s finest graduate this month after completing their dissertations: Kerry Gagnon, Sexual Assault and Health: Understanding the Interplay of Trauma-Related Appraisals and Physical Health Outcomes Michelle Lee, Role of Executive Function and Alcohol-Sex Schema inContinue reading “How many PhDs does it take?”