Recurring Intimate-Partner Violence Drops through Mandatory Community Intervention Program


Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill claim that mothers who completed a mandatory community intimate-partner violence (IPV) program were less prone to be re-victimized and more likely to leave an abusive spouse or partner.

Therefore, women with children are being mandated by the courts or child-protection agencies to participate in IPV prevention programs. The study "Changes in Intimate Partner Violence Among Women Mandated to Community Services" was published online in the journal Research and Social Work Practice.


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