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Acción Psicológica

On-line version ISSN 2255-1271Print version ISSN 1578-908X


LOINAZ, Ismael; ANDRES-PUEYO, Antonio  and  PEREIRA, Roberto. Child-to-parent risk factors: an approach with expert judgement. Acción psicol. [online]. 2017, vol.14, n.2, pp.17-32.  Epub Sep 11, 2023. ISSN 2255-1271.

Child-to-parent violence (CPV), also known as adolescent-to-parent abuse (APA), is a type of family violence characterized by different kinds aggressions directed towards parents or people in their place. This paper describes the development of the first CPV risk assessment tool, derived from bibliographic review, expert opinion, and pilot applications in clinical context. Responses of 112 professionals about the adequacy of 28 factors as well as the interest/utility/need of the proposal of a risk assessment tool for CPV were analyzed. Results showed a great agreement among professionals, as well as a positive evaluation of the proposal. After the pilot application of the tool in 7 cases and discussion with experts, the final version was composed of 24 risk factors and 6 protective factors, as well as 15 variables included in an initial section.

Keywords : Child to parent violence; Risk factors; Violence risk assessment; Professional opinion.

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