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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

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Victimization may happen to an individual, family, group, or community. The impact of crime on an individual victim, their loved ones, and their community depends on a variety of factors, but often crime victimization has significant emotional, psychological, physical, financial, and social consequences.



OJP Publications

Coping After Terrorism for Survivors, OVC-Sponsored, 2009

What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister, OJJDP, May 2007
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Coping With the Holidays After the Death of a Loved One or When You Are a Victim/Crime Survivor, OVC, November 2005

Manual de la OVC para Ayudarlo a Superar el Impacto Emocional de Actos Terroristas (Spanish version of OVC Handbook for Coping After Terrorism: A Guide to Healing and Recovery), OVC, September 2001

Coping with Sexual Assault: A Guide to Resolution, Healing and Recovery, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2000
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