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Case Management for African American Men

Description: Two-hundred African American men arrested for domestic violence in Pittsburgh will receive conventional batterer counseling plus case management.  Their outcomes in terms of counseling attendance, re-arrests, and reassault will be compared to the outcomes of previously established control and comparison groups.

Goal: to evaluate the effectiveness of specialized case management in reducing re-assaults and arrests of African American men arrested for domestic violence.

Principal Investigator: Edward Gondolf

Source of funding: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
Type of Study: Experimental Evaluation
Effort: 15 to 25%
Contract length: 2.5 years
Period: July 2002 to December 2004
Total Amount: $96,000

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