Assessment of Family Violence: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners

Assessment of Family Violence: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners by Eva L. Feindler, Jill H. Rathus, Laura Beth Silver epub pdf fb2

Title: Assessment of Family Violence: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners
Author: Eva L. Feindler, Jill H. Rathus, Laura Beth Silver
ISBN10: 1557989001
ISBN13: 978-1557989000
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn; 1 edition (September 1, 2002)
Language: English
Subcategory: Politics & Government
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Pages: 580 pages
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Assessment of Family Violence: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners by Eva L. Feindler, Jill H. Rathus, Laura Beth Silver


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This volume describes and reviews traditional, time-tested instruments as well as more contemporary assessment methods in the field of family violence. Here practitioners, researchers and programme evaluators should find a wealth of assessment information. Several dozen methods - namely instruments developed for and applied to assessment of violence, risk factors, its correlates and sequelae as it occurs in the family - are included in a reference format. It provides detailed information for each assessment, including development and description of the assessment, target population information, equipment needs, format of the assessment, administration and scoring guidelines, psychometric analysis, primary and related references and scale availability, as well as advantages, limitations and general recommendations for practitioners and researchers. Also included is a general overview of the field and matters pertaining to the assessment of family violence, as well as information on test construction and psychometrics.