Attitude Around Termination of Parental Rights for Domestic Violence Victims

Attitude Around Termination of Parental Rights for Domestic Violence Victims is a single-item measure that captures the participant's belief that mothers who remain in abusive relationships should have their children taken away from them (termination of parental rights).


Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. Battered women should have their children taken away from them if they stay in an abusive relationship.

Response Options:
Strongly disagree - 0
Disagree - 1
Agree - 2
Strongly agree - 3

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

Policastro, C., & Payne, B. K. (2013). The Blameworthy Victim: Domestic Violence Myths and the Criminalization of Victimhood. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 22(4), 329-347. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926771.2013.775985

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

LOW
Total Score: 2.00/7 Points (LOW) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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