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DATA AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES IN YOUTH VIOLENCE RESEARCH ROBERT NASH PARKER PRESLEY CENTER UC RIVERSIDE.

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1 DATA AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES IN YOUTH VIOLENCE RESEARCH ROBERT NASH PARKER PRESLEY CENTER UC RIVERSIDE

2 SUPPORT FOR RESEARCH IN YOUTH VIOLENCE EXISTS! CAN BE OBTAINED, BUT: COMPETATIVE MANY SOURCES, MANY PRIORITIES CAN NOT BE FUNDED IF YOU DO NOT APPLY GET USED TO REJECTION!

3 TYPES OF FUNDING DISSERTATION SUPPORT MOST IMPORTANT FOR OUR PURPOSES MOST IMPORTANT FOR YOUR PURPOSES POST DOCTORAL SUPPORT

4 DISSERTATION SUPPORT CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION FOCUS ON VIOLENCE AND INJURY FOCUS ON MINORITY COMMUNITIES 24 35,000 PER IN 2008 URL: search on dissertation and sub agency CDC (2 lines)www.grants.gov

5 DISSERTATION SUPPORT NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION PROGRAMS IN SOCIOLOGY, LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, POLITICAL SCIENCE; DECISION MAKING, RISK & MANAGEMENT; ECONOMICS LIMITED TO RESEARCH EXPENSES, EXCLUDES STIPEND FOR INVESTIGATOR (THAT’S YOU!!) PERFECT FOR DATA COLLECTION (Surveys; experiments) URLS: htmWWW.NSF.GOV

6 DISSERTATION SUPPORT NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE FOCUS ON CRIME AND CRIME POLICY: POLICING; JUSTICE SYSTEMS; CORRECTIONS; COURTS; OFFENDER TREATMENT; CRIME PREVENTION; VIOLENCE AND VICTIMIZATION; ALCOHOL DRUGS & CRIME;TERRORISM; EVALUATION TECHNIQUES DISSERTATION CHAIR SUPPORT ?? PER IN 2010 (gave 23 in ) NEXT DEADLINE (4/2/11) URLS:

7 DISSERTATION SUPPORT NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH MENTAL HEALTH DISSERTATION RESEARCH GRANTS TO INCREASE DIVERSITY IN THE MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH ARENA (R36) FOCUS ON MENTAL HEALTH RELATED VIOLENCE RESEARCH UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITY AS DEFINED BY YOUR UNIVERSITY/ DIABILITY/DISADVANTAGED BACKGROUND (POVERTY) 35,000 PER YEAR for 2 YEAR PROJECT, INCLUDING STIPEND FOR PI (YOU); DUE 12/??/10; 3 deadlines per year: 4/11; 8/11 URLS : files/PAR html

8 National Institutes of Health Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research Any PI who has any type of grant from any NIH agency can apply for supplemental funds for pre- doctoral, dissertation, or post-doctoral support for under represented group members Underrepresented; disabled; disadvantaged (poverty) URL: files/PA html

9 DISSERTATION SUPPORT HARRY FRANK GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION FOCUS ON VIOLENCE AND AGGRESSION; POLICY FOCUS 10+ PER YEAR IN 2008; APPLY TO SUPPORT FINAL YEAR OF DISSERTATION TO INSURE COMPLETION; DUE 2/1/11 TO SUPPORT WRITING; DATA COLLECTION SHOULD BE COMPLETED; CAN BE COMBINED WITH OTHER FUNDING URL:

10 POSTDOCTORAL SUPPORT NIH: INDIVIDUAL POST DOC (F32) NIH: SUPPLEMENTS FOR UNDERREPRESENTED POST DOCS TIED TO EXISTING NIH GRANT NIH: INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING GRANTS (T32) URL: files/PA html

11 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program connections among biological, genetic, behavioral, environmental, economic and social determinants of health; and develop, evaluate and disseminate knowledge and interventions that integrate and act on these determinants to improve health. Post Doctoral funding, 2 year program; 89,000 per year; Columbia; UCSF/UCB; Harvard; UPENN; Michigan; Wisconsin (Bruce Link,ACE at Columbia) fp.jsp?ID=20241

12 NOW THAT YOUR FUNDED, WHAT TO DO? OBVIOUSLY YOU ALREADY TOLD THE AGENCY WHAT YOU INTEND YOU CAN COLLECT YOUR OWN DATA, BUT: COST PROBLEMS ACCESS CHANGING ADMINISTRATIONS

13 USE A NATIONAL DATA SET USE SOME ONE ELSE'S DATA ALREADY COLLECTED COSTS USUALLY MINIMUM CAN ACTUALLY GET THE DATA IN TIME TO DO THE PROJECT ACCESS TO REPRESENTATIVE NATIONAL SAMPLES OVER-SAMPLES OF MINORITIES

14 WHAT IS AVAILABLE FOR YOUTH VIOLENCE? CDC Youth Risk Behavior Surveys FBI UCR Supplemental Homicide Report Census Data 2000: Neighborhood Change Data Base ADDHealth Survey Monitoring the Future Survey NLSY

15 CDC YOUTH RISK BEHAVIOR SURVEYS 2009 SAMPLE SIZE: 16,410 (71%) POPULATION: IN SCHOOL, 12-18; 42 state samples VIOLENCE INDICATORS: WEAPONS (CARRY & THREATENED BY); IN FIGHTS & INJURIES FROM FIGHTS; HURT BY BOYFRIEND; FORCED SEX; SCHOOL VIOLENCE SPECIAL FEATURES: OVER-SAMPLING AFRICAN AMERICANS & LATINOS URL: TM

16 FBI SUPPLEMENTAL HOMICIDE REPORT SAMPLE SIZE: EVERY HOMICIDE IN A CALENDAR YEAR (2008 latest available) POPULATION: ALL HOMICIDE VICTIMS VIOLENCE INDICATORS: AGE (10.7% 18 or under); GENDER;RACE;ETHNICITY (VICTIM/OFFENDER-IF KNOWN); WEAPON; PRIOR RELATIONSHIP; CIRCUMSTANCE; ADDITIONAL VICTIM/OFFENDERS URL: tudies/27650?archive=ICPSR&q=supplement ary+homicide

17 US CENSUS: NCDB SAMPLE: ENTIRE US; LONG FROM DATA FROM 2000 CENSUS; 1970;1980;1990 POPULATION: STATES; COUNTIES; MSA; PMSA: ALL BY CENSUS TRACKS SPECIAL FEATURES: SOFTWARE WITH MAPS; DBF FUNCTION; RADIUS SAMPLING; cost: $ URL: aphic-Changes-America ,Products.asp

18 ADD HEALTH LONGITUDINAL DATA SAMPLE: 15,701 (80% of Wave 1); 2008 POPULATION: GRADES 7-12, 1994 VIOLENCE INDICTORS: WEAPON USE/THREATS; GANG MEMBERSHIP; FIGHTS, VICTIM/OFFENDER; INJURIES FROM VIOLENCE Wave 4 has GIS; Bio and Genetic data SPECIAL FEATURES: RESTRICTED USE SAMPLE-$800.00; for wave 4; OVER- SAMPLED AFRICAN AMERICANS; COUPLES SAMPLE; ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO GET ACCESS!!!! URL: h

19 MONITORING THE FUTURE SAMPLE: 3 SURVEYS, 8 TH (15500 IN 150 SCHOOLS); 10 TH, IN 140; 12 TH, IN 133 POPULATION: IN SCHOOL VIOLENCE INDICATORS: VICTIMIZATION; WEAPONS CARRYING AND USE; FIGHTING, GANG FIGHT, HIT SUPERVISOR SPECIAL FEATURES: ANNUAL; TRENDS ANALYSIS, MERGE YEARS FOR RARE INCIDENTS; BEAU COUP DRUG/ALCOHOL MEASURES URL:

20 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) Sample: 9000 males and females aged in 1996; now 12 rounds (annual) have been completed (2008) Violence Measures: gang, gun, arrests, self report crime; drug and alcohol use Special features: Conducted by BLS—lots of job, income, work related variables URL:

21 IN CONCLUSION PERSISTENCE, PERSISTENCE, PERSISTENCE!


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