The Perceptions of Peer Helping Scale (PPHS)

The Perceptions of Peer Helping Scale (PPHS) is a 3-item scale created to assess students’ perceptions of their peers’ attitudes toward helping in situations related to relationship abuse and sexual assault.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. Students at my school know a lot about SA & relationship abuse
2. It’s important to students to stop relationship abuse & SA
3.Students at my school think it’s important to help

Response options range from 1 (disagree strongly) to 4 (agree strongly).

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents

Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY CITATION:

Edwards, K. M., Banyard, V. L., Sessarego, S. N., Stanley, L. R., Mitchell, K. J., Eckstein, R. P., Rodenhizer, K. A. E., & Leyva, P. C. (2018). Measurement tools to assess relationship abuse and sexual assault prevention program effectiveness among youth. Psychology of Violence, 8(5), 537-545. https://doi.org/10.1037/vio0000151

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: 2.50/8 Points (LOW) 

Citation Frequency

LOW

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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