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Abt Associates Inc
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Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and implementing programs in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt...
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FINAL REPORT ON THE EVALUATION OF THE FIRST OFFENDER PROSTITUTION PROGRAM (report summary and final report), Michael Shively, et al, Abt Associates Inc., Cambridge, MA: March 7, 2008.
Fitchburg Fights Prostitution with New Approach; Second Chance Program Focuses on Intervention vs.
A NATIONAL OVERVIEW OF PROSTITUTION AND SEX TRAFFICKING DEMAND REDUCTION EFFORTS, Michael Shively, Kristina Kliorys, Kristin Wheeler and Dana Hunt, Abt Associates Inc., Cambridge, MA: April 30, 2012.
"The traffickers themselves and the ...
"The traffickers themselves and the people who are providing commercial sex and being trafficked, they're not standing for censuses," said Michael Shively, a senior associate at Abt Associates, a research firm based in Cambridge, Mass.
"I think in five to 10 years we are going to have a much better answer," Shively
The presenters for this webinar include ...
The presenters for this webinar include Michael Shively, Ph.D., senior associate, Abt Associates and Investigator Anita Johnson, with the Waco Police Department.
Dr. Shively is one of the pioneers in researching John Schools and other demand reduction techniques and has been the lead researcher on a number of National Institute of Justice funded studies.
Demand Abolition U.S. Conference of Mayors Targets Demand - Demand Abolition
Michael Shively, a Boston-based researcher at Abt Associates who has conducted several studies on demand reduction tactics, said, "Mayor Walsh's resolution on combating prostitution, including sex trafficking, is right on target, and supported by evidence on effective practices for reducing commercial sexual exploitation.
In response to the need for ...
In response to the need for more information, the NIJ awarded Dr. Michael Shively, a senior research associate at Abt Associates, a research grant to fill the knowledge gaps and create a publically available compendium for law enforcement agencies considering or implementing demand reduction strategies in their jurisdiction.
In a report, A National Overview of Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Demand Reduction Efforts, Dr. Shively
colleagues conducted extensive literature reviews, surveys, and interviews with law enforcement agencies around the United States to identify commonly used and innovative programs and tactics to reduce demand.
colleagues have continued to compile data about demand reduction strategies in U.S. jurisdictions and currently have information from more than 1,000 jurisdictions in their database.