Characteristics of Batterers in a Multi-site Evaluation of Batterer Intervention Systems

The characteristics of batterers in court-referred programs have significant implications for program development and evaluation research. Background and test data were systematically collected from four batterer programs for this multi-site evaluation.

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Characteristics of Batterers in a Multi-site Evaluation of Batterer Intervention Systems by Edward W. Gondolf, EdD, MPH for the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) (April 1996)

This report details the results of a preliminary multi-site batterer intervention program evaluation.

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"The characteristics of batterers in court-referred programs have significant implications for program development and evaluation research. Background and test data, including information from the MAST and MCMI-III, were systematically collected from four geographically distributed batterer programs as part of our multi-site evaluation of batterer intervention."

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