Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment: A Primer for Social Workers

Social workers are likely to encounter intimate partner violence (IPV) survivors and/or perpetrators within their practice due to the prevalence of this social issue and the negative health and mental health consequences resulting from it. IPV risk assessments can be utilized by social workers in multiple service settings. A recent meta-analysis provided information on the … Continued

Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment Validation Study: The RAVE Study

There is an increasing demand for accurate risk assessment in the field of domestic violence. To respond to this demand, agencies dealing with victims and offenders have adopted a number of mechanisms to identify high-risk cases in order to direct scarce resources and intensive services to those most in need. There is also the need … Continued