Poly-victimization Across Social Contexts

January 20, 2017 / No Comments

Fred Butcher, Senior Research Associate, and colleagues recently published an article examining childhood exposure to violence across social contexts. Nationally, a large proportion of youth experience exposure to violence (ETV) in their homes, schools, and neighborhoods and research has consiste...

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Fred Butcher Publishes New Article in Social Science & Medicine

November 17, 2015 / No Comments

Article exploring “The impact of neighborhood disorganization on neighborhood exposure to violence, trauma symptoms, and social relationships among at-risk youth” available for free for limited time A Begun Center research team was recently invited to write an article appearing in a special issue...

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Begun Center Awarded $465,000 as Evaluator for Sexual Assault Kit Task Force

October 5, 2015 / No Comments

The United States Department of Justice announced that the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office and its partners will receive nearly $2 million over the next three years to accelerate the work of bringing rapists to justice, assisting the survivors of those crimes and changing the culture of law e...

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Researchers propose new streamlined way to analyze TSCC and trauma in children

June 5, 2015 / No Comments

The 54-question Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children (TSCC) has been used for decades to test how trauma affects youth in hopes of developing the best treatment and support possible. But interpreting the results can be labor intensive and difficult because the work is done manually and involves ...

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New Begun Article Appears Online in Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research

May 4, 2015 / No Comments

Analysis of the Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children, print version to appear in summer issue A new Begun Center article entitled, “Confirmatory factor analysis of the Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children in an at-risk sample of youth,” written by lead-author Fredrick Butcher, Ph.D, appears in ...

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Begun CIP Researchers featured in Behavioral Health in Ohio Current Research Trends

May 17, 2014 / No Comments

The work of the Begun Center and the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) was featured in two separate articles penned by Begun CIP research associates in the May 2013 issue of ‘Behavioral Health in Ohio Current Research Trends.’ A Comparative Study of Treatment Programs for Youth Of...

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