Prenatal Exposure to Domestic Violence
Summary of Key Research Findings
Impact of Domestic Violence Exposure
Recommendations to Better Serve Ohio's Children
HEART Team Research
Trauma Informed Socially Just Research Framework
Laura A. Voith, PhD
The TISJR is a framework that grew out of the HEART's attempt to grapple with authentically embedding racial equity and trauma responsiveness into the practice of research. It offers a set of tools to ground one's practice of research in partnership with communities and to generate a praxis among team members that supports the wellbeing of all members, especially Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and other minoritized groups.
Antifragility Initiative: Process Evaluation Year 1 Results
Laura A. Voith, PhD, MSW, Katie Russell, MSSA, Hyunjune Lee, MSW, Meghan Salas-Atwell, PhD
This research brief summarizes the outcomes of a formative evaluation with the “Antifragility Initiative,” a holistic
trauma-informed hospital-based violence intervention program serving youth at University Hospital’s Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital (UH-RBC). Key study aims included developing the program theory of change and assessing the program model's consistency to the theory of change.
Investigating Cumulative and Complex Trauma with Men in Batterer Intervention Programs: An Executive Summary
Laura A. Voith, PhD, MSW, Hyunjune Lee, MSW
This study explored the life experiences of men in the Domestic Intervention, Education, and Training (DIET) program, the largest batterer intervention program in Cuyahoga County. Specifically, we examined factors that relate to underlying trauma and possible strengths with men that could suggest areas of program focus, development, and enhancement.