The none in three victim responsiveness assessment (Ni3: VRA): a new outcome measure for intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention programs
The purpose of this paper is to develop and validate the None in Three Victim Responsiveness Assessment (Ni3: VRA) examining affective and cognitive responsiveness toward victims of intimate partner violence.
Data were collected at two time points in a sample of 359 young people from Barbados and Grenada (56.27 percent female; M age=12.73 years).
Confirmatory factor analysis results indicated that the Ni3: VRA scores are best captured by a two-factor solution, including affective and cognitive dimensions. A test-retest correlation confirmed the reliability of the Ni3: VRA over time. Affective responsiveness formed a significant positive association with caring/cooperative behavior.
The Ni3: VRA can be used for the evaluation of preventive strategies aimed at reducing the rates of IPV.
European Union (EuropeAid/136243/DD/ACT/Multi – Towards a Future Free from Domestic Violence)
- Social Sciences and Humanities
- Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy