SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1: Jackson, S. L., & Hafemeister, T. L. (2014). How case characteristics differ across four types of elder maltreatment: Implications for tailoring interventions to increase victim safety. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 33(8), 982–997. doi: 10.1177/0733464812459370

Summary: The purpose of this study was to determine whether case characteristics are differentially associated with four forms of elder maltreatment.


Article 2: Kaufman, J. S., Ortega, S., Schewe, P. A., Kracke, K., & Safe Start Demonstration Project Communities (2011). Characteristics of young children exposed to violence: The Safe Start Demonstration Project. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26(10), 2042–2072. doi: 10.1177/0886260510372942

Summary: The Safe Start demonstration projects, funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) under the first phase of the Safe Start initiative, are primarily designed to influence change at the systems or macrolevels to reduce the incidence of and impact of exposure to violence for children aged birth to 6 years.


Article 3: Simmons, C. A., Lehmann, P., & Dia, D. A. (2010). Parenting and women arrested for intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25(8), 1429–1448. doi: 10.1177/0886260509346064

Summary: Exploring the relationship between parenting and women’s use of violence, the current study surveyed 106 mothers arrested for intimate partner violence (IPV)-related crimes on parenting styles and attitudes toward when using violence against their partner is justified.