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.
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).
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
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