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The Adolescent Domestic Battery Typology Tool: Executive Summary

Published Dec 15, 2015, Northeast DuPage Family and Youth Services

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There has been an increase in the number of youth referred to the juvenile justice system for charges related to abusing their parents. The Adolescent Domestic Battery Typologies Tool was developed to provide greater understanding of these youth. It was designed using a combination of the available research literature, a multi-site validation study, and clinical experience to fill a niche in the assessment of a population that has not been well understood. This assessment tool provides a structured framework to help inform case processing, dispositional, and treatment decisions based on an assessment of youths’ risk for future Adolescent Domestic Battery.

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Uploaded Dec 15, 2015


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