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ERIC Number: EJ855642
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 51
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0748-1756
A Content Analysis of Intimate Partner Violence Assessments
Hays, Danica G.; Emelianchik, Kelly
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v42 n3 p139-153 2009
With approximately 30% of individuals of various cultural identities experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) in their lifetimes, it is imperative that professional counselors engage in effective assessment practices and be aware of the limitations of available IPV assessments. A content analysis of 38 IPV assessments was conducted, yielding seven themes and related limitations: relationship context, forms of abuse, immediate risk indicators, family dynamics, degree of support, assessment structure, and psychometric information. Additionally, global limitations of IPV assessments as well as implications for practice and research are outlined. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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