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Methodological Research to Support National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks an applicant to conduct methodological work to develop improved strategies for the production of national estimates of children's exposure to violence. The focus of the work under this solicitation is to review and assess the recent administrations of OJJDP's National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) and to make recommendations on the items to be included in the survey instrument, frame development, the sampling plan, modes of data collection, strategies for reducing non-response bias, reference periods for trend analysis, and the viability of supporting various subgroup estimates. Work will include 1) reviewing previous approaches used to collect NatSCEV data, 2) analyzing data collected in previous administrations of NatSCEV, 3) designing alternative data collection strategies and methodologies to increase the utility of the data, 4) conducting cognitive and pilot tests to evaluate the propose alternatives and 5) providing detailed cost estimates for administering the various proposed approaches


Number of Awards: 1
Total Amount Awarded: $499,889

Date Created: May 9, 2016