Program Summary

Program Summary

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 theproduction 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. 

Application Limits

Application Limits

UIC may submit one proposal

Additional Information

Deadlines

UIC Letter of Intent
May 24, 2016
UIC Internal Competition
TBD
Sponsor Letter of Intent
N/A
Sponsor Application
June 24, 2016

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent (LOI) Form

 

Depending upon the number of LOIs submitted, OVCR might be required to facilitate an internal peer review process to select UIC’s submission(s) to this program.  White paper instructions will distributed to those who have submitted LOIs.

 

Please contact Tony Halford at RDS@uic.edu or 6-7036 with any questions.

 

If an authorized principal investigator is not listed above, please consider the limited competition still open. Contact RDS@uic.edu for further information.