Is Relationship Education for Individuals At-risk for Intimate Partner Violence a Good Idea?

by Alan J. Hawkins

   The Bottom-line First. Researchers consistently are finding that individuals and couples who are at greater risk for experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) are participating in relationship education (RE) in significant numbers. A recent study found that individuals who began a RE program with higher risk for IPV reported greater relationship equality and reduced controlling violence and relational violence at the end of the RE program. Continue reading “Is Relationship Education for Individuals At-risk for Intimate Partner Violence a Good Idea?”

Online RE Programs and IPV

The Effectiveness of Online RE Programs with Couples Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

by Jennifer Griffith

The Bottom Line (at the Top): Many couples who participate in RE programs have experienced some lower levels of intimate partner violence. This study suggests that couples who have experienced some intimate partner violence can improve their relationship by participating in an online RE program.

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