Your Chance to Comment on Proposed Title IX Rule Changes

As reported recently, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has released new proposed regulations to Title IX. The proposed changes run counter to what we have learned through the TSS Group as well as research nationally about the causes and consequences of sexual assault, reporting decisions, and the importance of trauma-informed responses. The sweeping changes would be far-reaching,Continue reading “Your Chance to Comment on Proposed Title IX Rule Changes”

Happy Holidays from the TSS Group

Dear Colleagues and Friends of the TSS Group, As 2018 draws to a close, I offer my heartfelt thanks to you for your collaboration. Your willingness to work, share, and learn together continues to make it possible to do research that advances understanding of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, older adult abuse, and sexContinue reading “Happy Holidays from the TSS Group”

Welcome New TSS Group Team Members

This fall, the TSS Group welcomed two new graduate students to our team: Maria-Ernestina Christl and Adi Rosenthal. We asked them a few questions to help you get to know them. Q: Welcome to the TSS Group. Tell us about yourself, please! Maria-Ernestina: Hi! I am from Alabama and moved to Colorado for grad school. I amContinue reading “Welcome New TSS Group Team Members”

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?”