Development and initial validation

Attitudes towards dating violence scales

In a second study we conducted focus groups with youth about their understanding of the nature, causes and consequences of dating violence. The students also identified a need for proactive strategies to help them learn the characteristics of good relationships. Partnering for change, pp.

The six scales were positively correlated with traditional attitudes toward gender roles and with each other, providing evidence for their construct validity. Report prepared for Status of Women Canada. University of Toronto Press.

Building and maintaining collaborative action-oriented research teams. Here's what you need to know to avoid falling into the dating violence trap. We also have a manuscript in preparation based on this work. In order to facilitate this research we first developed a series of scales assessing attitudes toward dating violence that were appropriate for youth. Dating Violence Prevention in New Brunswick.

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The author categorized undergraduate partners in dating relationships into chronic violent versus nonchronic or nonviolent relationships based on Revised Conflict Tactics Scale M. More girls than boys were upset by their worst nonsexual and sexual dating violence experience.

Building and maintaining collaborative actionoriented

Development and initial validation. All six scales have good internal consistencies. Co-occurrence and emotional reaction. The results showed that dating violence is a serious problem among New Brunswick teenagers. These resutls were published in the Journal of Adolescence.

We published an article describing the development and validation of the English version of the Attitudes Towards Dating Violence Scales in the Journal of Family Violence. This study identified several themes.