Research Projects

CSWR administers research and training projects funded by a variety of federal, state and foundation sources. The table below lists current and past CSWR research projects, with links to individual project summaries, researcher profiles, and projects listed by nine broad categories. Sort projects by clicking on title or date, or view projects in a single category by clicking on one of the category names. Click on a researcher name for their projects listed on their home pages. Read feature stories about some of these projects here.

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Current and past CSWR research projects, with links to individual project summaries, researcher profiles, and projects listed by 9 broad categories.
Project Title Researcher Category End Date
2014 Full Court Press 2.0: Providing Training and Responses to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2014
Adolescent mothers speak out about their lives and relationships: Listening to young mothers talk about interpersonal violence Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2003
Assessing the Service Needs of Intimate Partner Violence: Survivors and Staff Holly Bell, Ph.D. Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2005
Austin Juvenile Justice Improvement Project David W. Springer, Ph.D., LCSW
Child Welfare, Families, Children and Youth; Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2014
Austin/Travis County Community Justice Planning Project Michael L. Lauderdale, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2001
Bridges to Life: Thematic Analysis of Offender Responses to an In-Prison Restorative Justice Initiative Marilyn Armour, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2005
Capital Case Litigation: DIVO Training for Texas Litigators Marilyn Armour, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2009
Co-occurring Social Service Delivery Needs of Women who have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence: Substance Use, Mental Illness and Risk for HIV/AIDS infection Michele A. Rountree, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2007
Creating an Evidence-based Program to Build Resiliency in Child Abuse Staff and Volunteers Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2011
Crime Victims: A Social Work Response, Building Skills to Strengthen Survivors Barbara W. White, Ph.D. Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2000
Dating Violence Prevention Project Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2005
Defense Initiated Victim Outreach: A Pilot in Two States Marilyn Armour, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2009
Defense-Initiated Victim Outreach (DIVO) in Texas Capital Cases (Open Society Institute) Marilyn Armour, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2013
Defining and Assessing Spirituality for Women Coping With Partner Abuse Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2004
Developing a Toolkit for Law Enforcement to Address Sexual Assault Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2013
Developing Clinical Interventions for Family Members of Homicide Victims Marilyn Armour, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2003
Development of Outcome Measures for Sexual Assault Organizations in Texas Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2003
El Paso Domestic Violence Project: Evaluation Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2011
Evaluation of Expect Respect: A Domestic Violence Prevention Project for Elementary School Students Carol M. Lewis, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2000
Evaluation of Sexual Assault Services in Texas Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2011
Evaluation of the BabySafe Program Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2006
Evaluation of the BabySafe Program for Pregnant Battered Women Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2003
Evaluation of the National Domestic Violence Hotline Ruth G. McRoy, Ph.D.
Carol M. Lewis, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 1998
Evaluation of the Needs of Human Trafficking Victims in Texas Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2008
Evaluation of The Ohio Department of Health Protocol for the Treatment of Sexual Assault Survivors Diana M. DiNitto, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 1998
Evaluation of the South Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking and Slavery Rowena Fong, Ed.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2009
Forgiveness, Resilience, and Survivorship Among Holocaust Survivors Marilyn Armour, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2010
Full Court Press (Texas): Improving the Knowledge About and Responses to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Texas Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2012
Full Court Press: Providing Expert Witness Training and Technical Assistance on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2013
Georgetown Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative Calvin L. Streeter, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2002
Grants to Encourage Mandatory Arrest Policies for Rural Areas Beth C. Pomeroy, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2001
Health and Well-Being: Statewide Sexual Assault Prevalence Study Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2015
Health Survey of Texans: A Focus on Sexual Assault Experiences Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Diana M. DiNitto, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2003
Healthy Marriage Initiatives for Refugee Families Rowena Fong, Ed.D.
Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2004
HIV/AIDS Prevention Intervention for African-American Women Exposed to Intimate Partner Abuse Michele A. Rountree, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2010
HIV/AIDS Prevention Intervention for Women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Abuse Michele A. Rountree, Ph.D.
Beth C. Pomeroy, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2007
Human Trafficking Coalition Project Evaluation Rowena Fong, Ed.D.
Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2007
Human Trafficking Coalition Project Evaluation: Phase II Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2009
Interpersonal Violence and Adolescent Mothers: The Role of Personal Relationships in Student Success Ruth G. McRoy, Ph.D.
Carol M. Lewis, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2005
Measuring the Effectiveness of Peer-Led Improvisational Theatre Techniques in Changing Student Attitudes and Behaviors Toward Interpersonal Violence Beth C. Pomeroy, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2003
Non Report Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (NRSAFE) Program Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2011
Ohio Violence Against Women Services Needs Assessment Diana M. DiNitto, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 1997
Restore Rundberg: Bryne Criminal Justice Innovation Program David W. Springer, Ph.D., LCSW
Child Welfare, Families, Children and Youth; Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2015
State Survey of Crime Victims With Disabilities Marilyn Armour, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2005
Statewide Domestic Violence Prevalence Study Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2011
Strategic Approaches to Sexual Assault Kit Evidence: Action Research Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2013
Teen Dating Violence Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2008
Texas Crime Victims Services Survey Beth C. Pomeroy, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 1998
Texas Domestic Violence Needs Assessment Project Calvin L. Streeter, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 1998
Texas State Plan for Domestic Violence Services Project Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2012
Victim Offender Mediated/Dialogue in Crimes of Severe Violence Marilyn Armour, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 2003
Welfare Waivers for Victims of Domestic Violence Calvin L. Streeter, Ph.D.
Domestic, Sexual, and Community Violence 1999
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