Basics of perpetrator work

When doing research or getting informed on a subject, good-quality literature is invaluable. To make your life easier, we have compiled some relevant works on the basics of domestic violence perpetrator work.

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Introductory Literature on Perpetrator Work

Gondolf, E. W. (2002). Batterer intervention systems: Issues, outcomes, and recommendations. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452229263

Hester, M. & Lilley, S.-J. (2014). Preventing violence against women: Article 12 of the Istanbul Convention. A collection of papers on the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. https://rm.coe.int/168046e1f0

Phillips, R., Kelly, L. & Westmarland, N. (2013). Domestic violence perpetrator programmes: A historical overview. London and Durham: London Metropolitan University and Durham University. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/328420513_Domestic_Violence_Perpetrator_Programmes_An_Historical_Overview

Gender Approach in Domestic Violence

Anderson, K. L. & Umberson, D. (2001). Gendering violence. Masculinity and Power in men’s accounts of domestic violence. Gender and Society, 15(3), 358-380. https://doi.org/10.1177/089124301015003003

Anderson, K. L. (2005). Therorizing gender in intimate partner violence. Sex Roles, 52, 853-865. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-005-4204-x

Dobash, R. E. & Dobash, P. R. (2015). When Men Murder Women (Interpersonal Violence). New York: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914784.001.0001

Gondolf, E.W. (2007). Theoretical and research support for the Duluth Model. A reply to Dutton and Corvo. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 12(6), 644-657. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2007.03.001

Gottzen, L. (2013). Encountering violent men: Strange and familiar. In Pini, B. & Pease, B. (Eds.), Men, masculinities and methodologies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/264083130_Encountering_violent_men_Strange_and_familiar

Gracia, E., Martín-Fernández, M., Lila, M., Merlo, J., Ivert, A.-K. (2019). Prevalence of intimate partner violence against women in Sweden and Spain: A psychometric study of the ‘Nordic paradox’. PLoS ONE, 14(5). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217015

Gracia, E. & Merlo, J. (2016). Intimate partner violence against women and the Nordic paradox. Social Sciences & Medicine,157, 27-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.03.040

Hester, M. (2014). Theorising male power and violence against women: revisiting Millett's Sexual Politics. In Aghtaie, N. & Gangoli, G. (Eds.), Understanding Gender Based Violence in National and International Contexts. London: Routledge. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9780203799147/chapters/10.4324/9780203799147-11

Hester, M. (2013). Who does what to whom? Gender and domestic violence perpetrators in English police records. European Journal of Criminology, 10(5), 623-637. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1477370813479078

Ivert, A., Gracia, E., Lila, M., Wemrell, M. & Merlo, J. (2019). Does country-level gender equality explain individual risk of intimate partner violence against women? A multilevel analysis of individual heterogeneity and discriminatory accuracy (MAIHDA) in the European Union. European Journal of Public Health. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckz162

Criticism of the Gender Approach

Dutton, D. G. & Corvo, K. (2007). The Duluth model: A data-impervious paradigm and a failed strategy. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 12, 658-667. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2007.03.002

Dutton, D. G. & Corvo, K. (2006). Transforming a flawed policy: A call to revive psychology and science in domestic violence research and practice. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 11, 457-483. http://www.mediaradar.org/docs/Dutton_Corvo-Transforming-flawed-policy.pdf

Eckhardt, C. I., Murphy, C., Black, D. & Suhr, L. (2006). Intervention Programs for Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence: Conclusions from a Clinical Research Perspective. Public Health Reports, 121(4), 369–381. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1525343/

Kimmel, M. (2002). “Gender Symmetry” in Domestic Violence: A Substantive and Methodological Research Review. VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, 8(11), 1332-1363.  https://www.doi.org/10.1177/107780102237407

Straus, M. A. (2010). Thirty Years of Denying the Evidence on Gender Symmetry in Partner Violence: Implications for Prevention and Treatment. Partner Abuse, 1(3). https://www.doi.org/10.1891/1946-6560.1.3.332

Impact of Domestic Violence

Artz, S., Jackson, M. A., Rossiter, K, R., Nijdam-Jones, A., Géczy, I. & Porteous, S. (2014). A comprehensive review of the literature on the impact of exposure to intimate partner violence for children and youth. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 5(4), 493–587. https://doi.org/10.18357/ijcyfs54201413274

Bacchus, L.J., Ranganathan, M., Watts. C., & Devries, K. (2018). Recent intimate partner violence against women and health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies. BMJ Open, 8(7). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019995

Beydoun, H. A., Beydoun, M. A., Kaufman, J. S., Lo, B. & Zonderman, A. B. (2012). Intimate partner violence against adult women and its association with major depressive disorder, depressive symptoms and postpartum depression: systematic review and meta-analysis. Social Science & Medicine, 75(6), 959–975. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.04.025

Campbell, J.C. (2002). Health consequences of intimate partner violence. Lancet, 359(9314), 1331-1336. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(02)08336-8

Dillon, G., Hussain, R., Loxton, D. & Rahman, S. (2013). Mental and Physical Health and Intimate Partner Violence against Women: A Review of the Literature. International Journal of Family Medicine, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/313909

Evans, S. E., Davies, C. A. & Dilillo, D. (2008). Exposure to domestic violence: A meta-analysis of child and adolescent outcomes. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 13, 131–140 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2008.02.005 

McTavish, R. J., MacGregor, J. C. D., Wathen, N. C. & MacMillan, L. H. (2016). Children’s exposure to intimate partner violence: an overview. International Review of Psychiatry, 28, 504-518. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540261.2016.1205001

Vu, N. L., Jouriles, E. N., McDonald, R. & Rosenfield, D. (2016). Children's exposure to intimate partner violence: A meta-analysis of longitudinal associations with child adjustment problems. Clinical Psychology Review, 46, 25-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2016.04.003

Insights about perpetrators programmes

General Insights

Alderson, S., Kelly, L. & Westmarland, N. (2013). Domestic violence perpetrator programmes and children and young people. London and Durham: London Metropolitan University and Durham University. http://dro.dur.ac.uk/11511/1/11511.pdf?DDD34+mvrl45

Alderson, S., Westmarland, N. & Kelly, L. (2012). The need for accountability to, and support for, children of men on domestic violence perpetrator programmes. Child Abuse Review, 3, 182-193. https://doi.org/10.1002/car.2223

Butters R. P., Droubay B. A., Seawright J. L., Tollefson D. R., Lundahl, B., & Whitaker, L. (2021). Intimate Partner Violence Perpetrator Treatment: Tailoring Interventions to Individual Needs. Clinical Social Work Journal, 49(3), 391–404. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10615-020-00763-y

Feder, G., Hester, M., Williamson, E., & Dunn, E. (2008). Behavioural interventions to reduce intimate partner violence against women. In J.A. Trafton, G.P. Williams (eds.), Best practices in behavioural management of health from pre-conception to adolescence, Vol III. Institute for Disease Management/ Institute for Brain Potential, 522-567.

Gracia, E., García-Senlle, M., Martin-Fernandez, M. & Lila, M. (2023). High Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in Young Adulthood: Is Prevention Failing?. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 38(17-18), 10205– 10233. https://doi.org/10.1177/08862605231172479

Herman K., Rotunda R., Williamson G., & Vodanovich S. (2014). Outcomes from a Duluth model batterer intervention program at completion and long term follow-up. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 53(1), 1–18. https://doi.org/10.1080/10509674.2013.861316

Iwi, K., Newman, C. (2015). Engaging with Perpetrators of Domestic Violence. Practical Techniques for Early Intervention. London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. https://www.doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcw011

Jenkins, A. (2009). Becoming ethical: a parallel, political journey with men who have abused. UK: Russel House Publishing.

Payarola, M. A. (2011). Description of a voluntary attendance program for abusive men. In C. Blazina & D. S. Shen-Miller (eds.), An international psychology of men. Theoretical advances, case studies, and clinical innovations. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203860724

Päivinen, H., Siltala, H., & Holma, J. (2021). Positioning as a Tool in Work with Fathers Who Have Been Violent in the Family. In Gottzén, L., Bjørnholt, M. & Boonzaier, F. (eds.), Men, Masculinities and Intimate Partner Violence (Article 170-183). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429280054-12

Price, R., Rosenbaum, A. (2009). Batterer Intervention Programs: A Report From the Field. Violence and Victims, 24(6,), 757-770. https://www.doi.org/10.1891/0886-6708.24.6.757

Rollero, C. (2019). The Social Dimensions of Intimate Partner Violence: A Qualitative Study with Male Perpetrators. Sexuality & Culture 24(4): 749–63.

Insights into the Treatment Process

Berta M., Zarling A. (2019). A preliminary examination of an acceptance and commitment therapy-based program for incarcerated domestic violence offenders. Violence and Victims, 34(2), 213–228. https://doi.org/10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-17-00106

Carbajosa P., Catalá-Miñana A., Lila M., & Gracia E. (2017). Differences in treatment adherence, program completion, and recidivism among batterer subtypes. The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context, 9(2), 93–101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpal.2017.04.001

Dyjakon, D. J. (2019). Model of Psychotherapy for Intimate Violence Perpetrators – A Case Study. Psychoterapia, 188(1), 29-45. https://doi.org/10.12740/PT/101668

Holma, J., Partanen, T., Wahlstrom, J., Laitila, A. & Seikkula, J. (2006) Narratives and Discourses in Groups for Male Batterers. In Lipshitz, M. (ed.), Domestic Violence Reverberations, 59-83. New York: Nova Science Publishers. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/256388384_Narratives_and_Discourses_in_Groups_for_Male_Batterers

Holmgren, E., Holma, J., & Seikkula, J. (2015). Programs for Partner- Violent Men: Shared Goals With Different Strategies. Partner Abuse, 6(4), 461-476. https://www.doi.org/10.1891/1946-6560.6.4.461

Lila, M., Gracia, E., Catalá-Miñana, A. (2018). Individualized Motivational Plans in Batterer Intervention Programs: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 86(4), 309–320.

Milner, J., Singleton, T. (2008). Domestic violence: solution-focused practice with men and women who are violent. Journal of Family Therapy, 30, 29–53. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6427.2008.00414.x

Murphy C. M., Eckhardt C. I., Clifford J. M., LaMotte A. D., & Meis L. A. (2020). Individual versus group cognitive-behavioral therapy for partner-violent men: A preliminary randomized trial. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 35(15–16), 2846–2868. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260517705666

Musser P. H., Semiatin J. N., Taft C. T., & Murphy C. M. (2008). Motivational interviewing as a pregroup intervention for partner-violent men. Violence and Victims, 23(5), 539–557. https://doi.org/10.1891/0886-6708.23.5.539

Päivinen, H., Holma, J. (2012). Positions constructed for a female therapist in male batterers' treatment group. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 24(1), 52-74. https://www.doi.org/10.1080/08952833.2012.629132

Partanen, T. (2008). Interaction and Therapeutic Interventions in Treatment Groups for Intimately Violent Men. Jyväskylä Studies in Education, Psychology and Social Research. Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä. https://jyx.jyu.fi/bitstream/handle/123456789/18541/9789513931971.pdf?sequence=1

Pinto e Silva, T., Cunha, O. & Caridade, S. (2023). Motivational interview techniques and the effectiveness of intervention programs with perpetrators of intimate partner violence: A systematic review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse 24(4): 2691–710.

Räsänen, E., Holma, J. & Seikkula, J. (2014). Dialogues in Partner Abusive Clients’ Group Treatment: Conversational Tools Used by Counselors With Differently Motivated Clients. Violence & Victims, 29(2), 195-216. https://www.doi.org/10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-12-00064R1

Räsänen, E. (2013). Dialogues in Group Interventions Among Partner-Violent Men: Different Approaches for Different Clients. Jyväskylä Studies in Education, Psychology and Social Research, 472. Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä. https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/dedc/3ad6b12854faaa25b46cb6c5e1ff117e3366.pdf

Räsänen, E., Holma, J. & Seikkula, J. (2012). Constructing Healing Dialogues in Group Treatment for Men Who Have Used Violence Against Their Intimate Partners. Social Work in Mental Health, 10(2), 127-145. https://www.doi.org/10.1080/15332985.2011.607377

Räsänen, E., Holma, J., & Seikkula, J. (2012). Dialogical Views on Partner Abuser Treatment: Balancing Confrontation and Support. Journal of Family Violence, 27(4), 357-368. https://www.doi.org/10.1007/s10896-012-9427-3

Redondo N., Muñoz-Rivas M. J., Cantos A. L., & Graña J. L. (2021). Therapeutic dynamics of aggression, readiness to change, and recidivism in a partner violent men typology. Crime & Delinquency, 69(4), 864–886. https://doi.org/10.1177/00111287211036451

Rothman, E. F., Butchart, A., & Cerdá, M. (2003). Intervening with perpetrators of intimate partner violence. A global perspective. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organisation. https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/42647/9241590491.pdf

Schrock, D., Padavic, I. (2007). Negotiating Hegemonic Masculinity in a Batterer Intervention Program. Gender and Society, 21(5), 625-649. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0891243207304975

Siltala, H., Päivinen, H., & Laitila, A. (2021). Reporting, Reflecting and Recognising Emotions in Therapeutic Work with Domestic Violence Perpetrators: Experiences of the Jyväskylä Group Model. In Husso, M., Karkulehto, S., Saresma, T., Laitila A., Eilola, J. & Siltala H. (eds.), Violence, Gender and Affect: Interpersonal, Institutional and Ideological Practices, 135-155. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-56930-3_7

Vall, B., Päivinen, H., Holma, J. (2018). Results of the Jyväskylä research project on couple therapy for intimate partner violence: topics and strategies in successful therapy processes. Journal of Family Therapy, 40(1), 63-82. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-6427.12170

Veteläinen, A., Grönholm, H., & Holma, J. (2013). Discussions of Fatherhood in Male Batterer Treatment Group. SAGE Open, 3. https://www.doi.org/10.1177/2158244013492083

Zarling A., Bannon S., Berta M., & Russell D. (2020). Acceptance and commitment therapy for individuals convicted of domestic violence: 5-year follow-up and time to reoffense. Psychology of Violence, 10(6), 667–675. https://doi.org/10.1037/vio0000292

Outcome Evaluations of Perpetrator Programmes

Theorising Outcome and Success

Aaron, S.M., Beaulaurier, R.L. (2017). The Need for New Emphasis on Batterers Intervention Programs. Trauma Violence Abuse, 18(4), 425-432. https://www.doi.org/10.1177/1524838015622440

Arias E., Arce R., & Vilariño M. (2013). Batterer intervention programmes: A meta-analytic review of effectiveness. Psychosocial Intervention, 22(2), 153–160. https://doi.org/10.5093/in2013a18

Babcock J., Armenti N., Cannon C., Lauve-Moon K., Buttell F., Ferreira R., Cantos A., Hamel J., Kelly D., Jordan C., & Lehmann P. (2016). Domestic violence perpetrator programs: A proposal for evidence-based standards in the United States. Partner Abuse, 7(4), 355–460. https://doi.org/10.1891/1946-6560.7.4.355

Bender, A. (2017). Ethics, Methods, and Measures in Intimate Partner Violence Research: The Current State of the Field. Violence against Women, 23(11), 1382–413. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801216658977

Gannon T. A., Olver M. E., Mallion J. S., & James M. (2019). Does specialized psychological treatment for offending reduce recidivism? A meta-analysis examining staff and program variables as predictors of treatment effectiveness. Clinical Psychology Review, 73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2019.101752

Gondolf, E. W. (2012). The Future of Batterer Programs: Reassessing Evidence-Based Practice. Boston: Northeastern University Press. https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=269502

Gondolf, E. W.  (2011). The weak evidence for batterer program alternatives. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 16(4), 347-353. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2011.04.011

Karakurt G., Koç E., Çetinsaya E. E., Ayluçtarhan Z., & Bolen S. (2019). Meta-analysis and systematic review for the treatment of perpetrators of intimate partner violence. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 105, 220–230. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.08.006

Morrison, P. K., Cluss, P.A., Miller, E.P., Fleming, R., Hawker, L., Bicheouse, T., George, D., Wright, K. & Change, J. C. (2017). Elements Needed for Quality Batterer Intervention Programs: Perspectives of Professionals Who Deal with Intimate Partner Violence. Journal of Family Violence, 32, 481–491. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-016-9835-x

Päivinen, H., Vall, B., & Holma, J. (2016). Research on Facilitating Successful Treatment Processes in Perpetrator Programs. In M. Ortiz (ed.), Domestic Violence: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Perspectives, 163-187. New York: Nova Science Publishers. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Antonio_Junior58/publication/318207765_Children's_exposure_to_domestic_violence_scale_in_Brazil/links/5b314a86aca2720785e8310e/Childrens-exposure-to-domestic-violence-scale-in-Brazil.pdf#page=177

Radatz, D. L., Wright, E. M. (2015).  Integrating the Principles of Effective Intervention into Batterer Intervention Programming: The Case for Moving Toward More Evidence-Based Programming. Trauma, violence & Abuse, 17(1), 72-87. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524838014566695

Travers Á., McDonagh T., Cunningham T., Armour C., & Hansen M. (2021). The effectiveness of interventions to prevent recidivism in perpetrators of intimate partner violence: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2021.101974

Vall, B., López-i-Martín, X., Grané Morcillo, J., & Hester, M. (2023). A Systematic Review of the Quality of Perpetrator Programs’ Outcome Studies: Toward A New Model of Outcome Measurement. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/15248380231203718

Westmarland, N., Kelly, L. & Chalder-Mills, J. (2010). What Counts as Success? London: Respect. http://www.ncdsv.org/images/DVPerpetratorProgramsWhatCountsAsSuccess_8-2010.pdf

Westmarland, N. & Kelly, L. (2012). Why Extending Measurements of ‘Success’ in Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programmes Matters for Social Work. British Journal of Social Work, 43(6), 1-19.  https://www.doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcs049

Wojnicka, K., Scambor, C. & Kraus, H. (2016). New pathways in the evaluation of programmes for men who perpetrate violence against their female partners. Evaluation and Program Planning, 57, 39-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2016.04.001

European and International Evaluations

Akoensi, T., Koehler, J. A., Lösel, F. A., & Humphreys, D. K. (2012). Domestic violence perpetrator programs in Europe, Part II: A systematic review of the state of evidence. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 57(10), 1206-1225. https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0306624X12468110

Dalton, B. (2007). What's Going on Out There?. A Survey of Batterer Intervention Programs. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 15(1), 59-74. https://doi.org/10.1300/J146v15n01_04

Gannon, T. A., Olver, M. E., Mallion, J. S. & James, M. (2019). Does specialized psychological treatment for offending reduce recidivism? A meta-analysis examining staff and program variables as predictors of treatment effectiveness. Clinical Psychology Review, 73, 2-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2019.101752

Geldschläger, H., Ginés, O., Nax, D. & Ponce, A. (2014). Outcome measurement in European perpetrator programmes: A survey. https://www.work-with-perpetrators.eu/fileadmin/WWP_Network/redakteure/IMPACT/Daphne_III_Impact_-_Working_paper_1_-_Outcome_Measurement_in_European_Perpetrator_Programmes_-_A_Survey.pdf

Ginés, O., Geldschläger, H., Nax, D., & Ponce, Á. (2015). European perpetrator programmes: a survey on day-to-day outcome measurement. STUDIA HUMANISTYCZNE AGH, 14(2), 33-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.7494/human.2015.14.2.33

Hamilton, L., Koehler, J. A., & Lösel, F. (2012). Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programs in Europe, Part I: A survey of Current Practice. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 57(10) 1189 –1205. https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0306624X12469506

Hester, M., Lilley. S.-J., O’Prey, L. & Budde, J. (2014). Overview and analysis of research studies evaluating European perpetrator programmes. http://www.work-with-perpetrators.eu/fileadmin/WWP_Network/redakteure/IMPACT/Daphne_III_Impact_-_Working_paper_2_-_Overview_and_Analysis_of_Research_Studies_-_Evaluating_European_Perpetrator_Programmes.pdf

Kelly, L. & Westmarland, N. (2015). Domestic violence perpetrator programmes : Steps towards change. Project Mirabal final report. Project Report. London, Durham: London Metropolitan University and Durham University. http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/1458/

Lauch, K. M., Hart, K, J. & Bresler, S. (2017). Predictors of Treatment Completion and Recidivism Among Intimate Partner Violence Offenders. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 26, 543-557. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926771.2017.1299824

Lilley-Walker S. J., Hester, M. & Turner, W. (2018). Evaluation of European Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programmes: Toward a Model for Designing and Reporting Evaluations Related to Perpetrator Treatment Interventions. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62(4), 868-884. https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0306624X16673853.

The Advocates for Human Rights. (2016). Recommendations for Effective Batterer Intervention Programs in Central & Eastern Europe & the Former Soviet Union. Minneapolis: The Advocates for Human Rights. https://www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org/uploads/bip_report_january_2016.pdf

Vall B., Sala-Bubaré A., Hester M., & Pauncz A. (2021). Evaluating the impact of intimate partner violence: A comparison of men in treatment and their (ex-) partners accounts. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(11), 5859. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18115859

Evaluations of Specific Programmes

Akerele F. A., Murphy C. M., & Williams M. R. (2017). Are men with a history of head injury less responsive to cognitive behavioral therapy for intimate partner violence?. Violence and Victims, 32(3), 493–505. https://doi.org/10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-16-00005

Bilby, C. & Hatcher, R. (2004). Early stages in the development of the Integrated Domestic Abuse Programme (IDAP): implementing the Duluth Domestic Violence pathfinder. Home Office Online Report 29/04. London. Home Office. http://www.equation.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Early-stages-in-the-development-of-the-Integrated-Domestic-Abuse-Programme-IDAP.pdf

Bohall, G., Bautista, M.-J., & Musson, S. (2016). Intimate partner violence and the Duluth Model: An examination of the model and recommendations for future research and practice. Journal of Family Violence, 31(8), 1029–1033. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-016-9888-x

Bowen, E., Gilchrist, E. & Beech, A. (2008). Change in Treatment Has No Relationship With Subsequent Re-Offending in U.K. Domestic Violence Sample: A Preliminary Study. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 52(5), 598-614. https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0306624X08319419

Bowen, E., Gilchrist, E. & Beech, A.R. (2005). An examination of the impact of community-based rehabilitation on the offending behaviour of male domestic violence offenders and the characteristics associated with recidivism. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 10, 189-209. https://doi.org/10.1348/135532505X36778

Bullock, K., Sarre, S., Tarling, R. & Wilkinson, M. (2010). The delivery of domestic abuse programmes. An implementation study of the delivery of domestic abuse programmes in probation areas and Her Majesty’s Prison Service. Ministry of Justice Research Series 15/10. London: Ministry of Justice. https://www.justice.gov.uk/downloads/publications/research-and-analysis/moj-research/delivery-domestic-abuse-programmes.pdf

Debonnaire, T., Walton, K. (2004). An evaluation of intervention programmes in Ireland working with abusive men and their partners and ex-partners. Bristol: DVR. http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Evaluation.pdf/Files/Evaluation.pdf

Donovan, C. & Griffiths, S. (2013). Domestic Violence and Voluntary Perpetrator Programmes: Engaging Men in the Pre-Commencement Phase. British Journal of Social Work, 45(4), 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bct182

Ferrer-Perez, V.A. & Bosch-Fiol, E. (2018). Batterer Intervention Programs in Spain: An Analysis of Their Effectiveness. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62(4), 885-897. https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0306624X16672455

Kraanen, F., Vedel, E., Scholing, A., & Emmelkamp, P. (2013) The comparative effectiveness of Integrated treatment for substance abuse and partner violence (I-StoP) and substance abuse treatment alone: a randomised controlled trial. in BMC Psychiatry  13, 189. https://www.doi.org/10.1186/1471-244X-13-189

Lila, M., Oliver, A., Galiana, L and Gracia, E. (2013). Predicting Success Indicators Of An Intervention Programme For Convicted Intimate-Partner Violence Offenders: The Contexto Programme. The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context,  5(1), 73-95. https://scielo.isciii.es/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1889-18612013000100004

McConnell, N., Barnard, M., Holdsworth, T. & Taylor, J. (2014). Caring Dads Safer Children. Interim Evaluation Report. NSPCC Impact and Evidence Series. https://socialvalueuk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/caring-dads-safer-children-interim-report.pdf

McCracken, N., Deave, T. (2012). Evaluation of the Caring Dads Cymru (CDC) Programme. Welsh Assesmbly Government Social Research 18/2012. https://gov.wales/evaluation-caring-dads-cymru-cdc-programme-0

Novo M, Fariña F, Seijo M. & Arce R. (2012). Assessment of a community rehabilitation programme in convicted male intimate-partner violence offenders. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 12, 219-234. https://www.redalyc.org/pdf/337/33723643003.pdf

Ormston, R., Mullholland, C. & Setterfield, L. (2016). Caledonian System Evaluation: Analysis of a programme for tackling domestic abuse in Scotland. Scotland: Scottish Government, Justice Directorate. https://www.gov.scot/publications/caledonian-system-evaluation-analysis-programme-tackling-domestic-abuse-scotland/

Phillips, R. (2013). DVIP's Co-Location in Hackney Children's Services: A process evaluation. Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit. London: London Metropolitan University. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/328420534_DVIP%27s_co-location_in_Hackney_Children%27s_Services_A_process_evaluation_Available_at_httpwwwdviporgabout-ushtm_see_Downloads

Smith, M.E. (2011). A qualitative review of perception of change for male perpetrators of domestic abuse following abuser schema therapy (AST). Counselling and Psychotherapy Research: Linking research with practice, 11(2). https://doi.org/10.1080/14733145.2010.486863

Taylor, B. (2005). One Year On. Pilot Phase Report. Living Without Violence: Men's Perpetrator Programme. Brighton: eb4U Domestic Violence Project. http://www.equation.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/EQ-LIB-138.doc

Williamson, E., Hester, M. (2009). Evaluation of the South Tyneside Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme (STDAPP) 2006-2008. Final Report. Bristol: University of Bristol. http://www.bris.ac.uk/media-library/sites/sps/migrated/documents/phoenixfinalreport.pdf

Methodological Studies

Campbell, J. (ed.) (2007). Assessing Dangerousness. Violence by Batterers and Child Abusers. New York: Springer. http://jaapl.org/content/40/1/151

Dobash, E. D., Dobash, R. P. (2000). Evaluating criminal justice interventions for Domestic Violence. Crime & Delinquency, 46(2), 252-270. https://doi.org/10.1177/0011128700046002007

Downes, J., Kelly, L. & Westmarland, N. (2014). Ethics in violence and abuse research - a positive empowerment approach. Sociological Research Online, 19(1), 2. https://doi.org/10.5153/sro.3140

Patulny, R., Pini, B. (2013). Counting men: quantitative approaches to the study of men and masculinities. In B. Pini & B. Pease (eds.), Men, masculinities and methodologies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/9781137005731_9

Rossi, P. H., Lipsey, M. W. & Freeman, H. E. (2004). Evaluation. A systematic approach (7th ed.). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Scambor, C., Wojnicka, K. & Scambor, E. (2014). Possibilities for multi-site/multicountry European evaluation studies on domestic violence perpetrator programmes. https://www.work-with-perpetrators.eu/fileadmin/WWP_Network/redakteure/IMPACT/Daphne_III_Impact_-_Working_paper_3_-_Possibilities_for_multi-site_multi-country_European_evaluation_studies_on_domestic_violence_perpetrator_programmes.pdf

Shaddish, W. R., Cook, T. D. & Campbell, D. T. (2002). Experimental and quasi-experimental designs for generalized causal inference. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/9453/f229a8f51f6a95232e42acfae9b3ae5345df.pdf

Stufflebeam, D. L. & Shinkfield, A. J. (2007). Evaluation theory, models, and applications. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. https://doi.org/10.1177/1098214007308902

Vall, B., Morcillo J.G., Pauncz, A., Hester, M. (2023). Measuring the Outcome of Perpetrator Programmes through a Contextualised and Victim-Centred Approach: The Impact Project, Soc. Sci. 2023, 12(11). https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci12110613

Psychological Scales and Questionnaires

Personality

Derogatis, L.R. (1983). SCL-90-R. Administration, scoring and procedures manual. Baltimore, MD: Clinical Psychometric Research.

Hare, R. D. (2003). The Psychopathy Checklist (Revised, 2nd ed.). Toronto: MultiHealth Systems. 

Loranger, A. W., Janca, A., & Sartorius, N. (1997). Assessment and diagnosis of personality disorders: The ICD-10 international personality disorder examination (IPDE). Cambridge University Press.

Millon, T., Millon, C., Davis, R., & Grossman, S. (2006). MCMI-III Manual (3rd ed.). Minneapolis, MN: Pearson Education, Inc.

Rorschach, H. (1927). Rorschach Test – Psychodiagnostic Plates. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Tellegen, A.,, Ben-Porath, Y. S. (2008). MMPI-2-RF (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 Restructured Form): Technical manual. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Risk Assessment

Douglas, K. S., Hart, S. D., Webster, C. D., & Belfrage, H. (2013). HCR-20 (Version 3): Assessing risk of violence – User guide. Burnaby, Canada: Mental Health, Law, and Policy Institute, Simon Fraser University.

Hilton, N.Z., Harris, G.T., Rice, M.E., Lang, C., Cormier, C.A., & Lines, K.J. (2004). A brief actuarial assessment for the prediction of wife assault recidivism: The Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment. Psychological Assessment, 16(3), 267-275. https://doi.org/10.1037/1040-3590.16.3.267

Hoffmann, J. & Glaz-Ocik, J. (2012). DyRiAS-Intimpartner. Polizei & Wissenschaft, 13, 45-57.

Kropp, P. R., Hart, S. D., Webster, C. W. & Eaves, D. (1994). Manual for the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment Guide. Vancouver: British Columbia Institute Against Family Violence.

Well-being: Depression, anxiety, anger

Beck, A.T., Steer, R.A. & Brown, G.K. (1996). Manual for the Beck Depression Inventory (2nd ed.). San Antonio: The Psychological Corporation. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1005-9_441

Spielberger, C. D., Gorsuch, R. L., Lushene, R., Vagg, P. R., & Jacobs, G. A. (1983). Manual for the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory. Palo Alto: Consulting Psychologists Press.

Spielberger, C.D. (1988). State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory. Orlando: Psychological Assessment Resources.

Violence and abusive behaviour and attitudes

Garner, J.W., Hudson, W.W. (1992). Non physical abuse of partner scale [NPAPS]. In J. Fischer & K. Corcoran (eds.), Measures for clinical practice: A sourcebook. New York: Free.

Glick, P. & Fiske, S. (1996). The Ambivalent Sexism Inventory: Differentiating hostile and benevolent sexism. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70(3), 491–512. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.70.3.491 (free download)

Saunders, D. G., Lynch, A. B., Grayson, M., & Linz, D. (1987). The inventory of beliefs about wife beating: The construction and initial validation of a measure of beliefs and attitudes. Violence and Victims, 2(1), 39–57. (free download)

Spence, J.T. & Helmreich, R.L. (1972). The Attitude toward Women Scale: An objective instrument to measure the attitude toward the rights and roles of women in contemporary society. JSAS: Catalog of Selected Documents in Psychology, 2, 66- 67.

Spence, J.T., Helmreich, R. & Stapp, J. (1973). A short version of the Attitudes toward Women Scale (AWS). Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 2(4), 219-220. (free download)

Straus, M., Hamby, S. , Boney-McCoy, S. & Sugarman, D. (1996). The Revised Conflict Tactics Scales (CTS2). Journal of Family Issues, 17(3), 283-316. (free download)

Tolman, R. M. (1999). The validation of the Psychological Maltreatment of Women Inventory. Violence and Victims, 14, 25-37.

Addictions

Saunders, J. B., Aasland, O. G., Babor, T. F., de la Fuente, J. R. & Grant, M. (1993). Development of the Alcohol Use disorders Identification Test (AUDIT): WHO 59 Collaborative Project on Early Detection of Persons with Harmful alcohol consumption-II. Addiction, 88, 791-804. (free download)

Policy papers and Reports on Domestic Violence

Country-monitoring work (2011-2018). Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Grevio) Reports. Council of Europe. https://www.coe.int/en/web/istanbul-convention/country-monitoring-work

Council of Europe. (2011). Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.  https://www.coe.int/en/web/conventions/full-list/-/conventions/treaty/210

EIGE. (2022). Gender Equality Index 2022: The COVID-19 pandemic and care. European Institute for Gender Equality: Vilnius. https://eige.europa.eu/publications-resources/publications/gender-equality-index-2022-covid-19-pandemic-and-care 

EUCPN. (2013). Tackling domestic violence in the EU – policies & practices. In EUCPN Secretariat (eds.), EUCPN Toolbox Series, no. 4, European Crime Prevention Network: Brussels.

European Commission. (2010). Feasibility study to assess the possibilities, opportunities and needs to standardize national legislation on violence against women, violence against children and sexual orientation violence. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. https://www.cahrv.uni-osnabrueck.de/reddot/daphne_feasibility_study_2010_en.pdf

FRA - European Union Agency of Fundamental Rights. (2014). Violence against women. An EU-wide survey. Main results. https://fra.europa.eu/en/publication/2014/violence-against-women-eu-wide-survey-main-results-report

National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE). (2014). Domestic violence and abuse: how health services, social care and
the organisations they work with can respond effectively
. Retrieved from https://cdn.ps.emap.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2014/02/NICE-domestic-report.pdf

World Health Organization. (2002). World report on violence and health. Summary. Geneva: World Health Organization. Retrieved from https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9241545615

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