teen dating violence

Last week, we wrote about the dearth of teen dating violence prevention programs that have been shown to be effective.
As Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month continues, we want to highlight a way youth can share how they would respond to relationship violence.
"Promising Practices in the Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence Among Adolescents" (abstract). Violence and Victims, Vol. 27, No. 6 (December 2012).
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, a chance for youth workers to teach young people about healthy relationships and how to protect themselves from physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Research shows that teen dating violence not only affects young people while it's happening.
The Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program aims to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance for adult and youth victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.
“Poor Parenting and Antisocial Behavior Among Homeless Young Adults: Links to Dating Violence Perpetration and Victimization” (abstract). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Vol. 27, No. 7 (May, 2012).
This October, we’re recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We thought we’d start by highlighting youth-led prevention campaigns, in the hopes that you’ll be inspired to help your youth take a positive approach to this serious problem.
This program from the Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women supports evidence-based, youth-centered interventions and prevention programs focusing on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. The program seeks to engage men and boys as allies in efforts to stop relationship violence and sexual assault.
For Kelly Miller, getting hooked on “The Vampire Diaries,” a TV show about two vampire brothers in a small Virginia town, is a job hazard.
“Attitudes Affecting Physical Dating Violence Perpetration and Victimization: Findings From Adolescents in a High-Risk Urban Community” (abstract), Violence and Victims, Volume 26, Number 5, 2011.
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