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New Juvenile Victimization Questionnaire Released

November 7, 2011

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As a supplemental tool to the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the Crimes against Children Research Center has released the Juvenile Victimization Questionnaire-2nd Edition (JVQ-R2). The questionnaire, which is the core of NatSCEV, attempts to document the full range of victimization that youth experience, including conventional crime, maltreatment, peer and sibling victimization, sexual victimization, witnessing, and other exposure to violence. Moreover, it can help practitioners determine youth's needs, assess whether victimization programs are effective, raise awareness on youth victimization, and improve victimization research.

The JVQ-R2 is free and available online.


For more information about the JVQ-R2, go to www.unh.edu/ccrc/jvq/index_new.html.

To download the JVQ-R2, visit www.unh.edu/ccrc/jvq/available_versions.html.

To view and download publications from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence series, visit www.ojjdp.gov/publications/PubResults.asp?sei=94


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