Testing the Effectiveness of an IPV Intervention

Research Designs in the Real World: Testing the Effectiveness of an IPV Intervention

Source: 

National Institute of Justice

Author(s): 

Jill Theresa Messing, Jacquelyn Campbell, & Janet Sullivan Wilson

Many factors can influence study design, particularly when evaluating an intervention in the field. Although randomized controlled trials are considered the gold standard of evaluations, there are practical and ethical considerations that may exclude their use. This case study looks at those factors and their impact on an evaluation of an intimate partner violence intervention.

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