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Predicting Levels of Abuse and Reassault among Batterer Program Participants

Goal: to further current prediction efforts in the domestic violence field using a conditional prediction model of multiple outcomes with a comprehensive multi-site database of batterers, and to test the predictive power of risk assessment instruments using comparable variables from the extensive program intake assessment in this database.
Principal Investigator: Alex Heckert
Co-Investigator: Edward Gondolf

Source of funding: National Institute of Justice (NIJ) via IUP
Type of Study: Research of Secondary Database
Effort: 5% as Co-Investigator
Contract length: 1-1/2 years
Period: January 1999 to June 2000 (no-cost extension to September 2001)
Total Amount: $95,000

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