Intentions to Use Violence in Hypothetical Situations Scale
The Intentions to Use Violence in Hypothetical Situations Scale assesses a youth's intentions to use violence in 15 situations that could result in conflict.
Number of Versions: 1 Version: Intentions to Use Violence in Hypothetical Situations Scale Author(s): Robert H. DuRant, Frank Treiber, Elizabeth Goodman, Elizabeth Woods Date of Publication: 1996 Material(s) Needed for Test: Instrument Manual: Not Available Charge for one form or kit: No
Purpose and Nature of Test
Violence Population for which designed:
Grade Level: Sixth Grade to Eighth Grade Method of Administration: Group and Individual Source of Information: Self Subtests and Scores: No scales Number of Items: 15 Type of Scale: Likert
Sample Size: 225 Population: Two middle schools in Augusta, GA serving predominately African-American students living in or around public housing. Culture/ethnicity: African-American, Caucasian SES Level: Not reported by author(s).
Psychometric information: Provided for Full Scales. The range of Test-Retest Value: Not assessed The range of Inter-rater reliability: Not assessed The range of Internal consistency: 0.88
Validity:Criterion validity data has not been presented or published in study.
Scoring Procedure: Manual Scoring Examiner Qualifications and Training Required: None Permission Required to Use Instrument: Yes If yes, by whom: Robert H. DuRant
Original Reference(s): DuRant, R. H., Treiber, F., Goodman, E., & Woods, E. R. (1996). Intentions to use violence among adolescents. Pediatrics, 87 (6), Part 1 of 2, 1104-1108.
Name: Robert H. DuRant Organization: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Address: Medical Center Boulevard City: Winston-Salem State: NC Zip: 27157 Phone: (336) 716-3046 Fax: (336) 716-7100 E-mail: email@example.com Website: http://www.wfubmc.edu
Last updated by Violence Institute of New Jersey: February 2007