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