Primary Sources
February 26, 2013
Everyone knows that dating violence harms young people. But which negative experiences are most likely to go hand-in-hand with dating violence? Knowing what else youth in harmful relationships experience might help youth service providers stop dating violence before it starts. Long-term Effects
February 19, 2013
Between 10 and 30 percent of teens say that they have been in a violent dating relationship. But beyond the numbers, not a lot is known about when those relationships start or what causes them. And what does “violence” mean?
February 06, 2013
"Promising Practices in the Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence Among Adolescents" (abstract). Violence and Victims, Vol. 27, No. 6 (December 2012).
January 30, 2013
As we continue to learn more about the reasons young people may be sexually exploited, some researchers say Native American young women may be particularly at risk.
January 25, 2013
“Using GIS to Enhance Programs Serving Emancipated Youth Leaving Foster Care” (abstract), Evaluation and Program Planning, Vol. 35, No. 1 (2012).
January 23, 2013
You may have seen the headlines last fall: Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found that girls with below-average reading ability went on to become teen mothers nearly twice as often as girls with average reading ability.
January 10, 2013
“Employment Status and Income Generation Among Homeless Young Adults: Results From a Five-City, Mixed-Methods Study” (abstract). Youth and Society, Vol. 44, No. 3 (September 2012).
December 17, 2012
Minority youth tend to face more negative consequences from having sex—things like sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy—than do their white peers. Three recent studies explore some of the potential reasons for this difference to see how programs can help minority teens make healthier choices.
December 14, 2012
“Change in Parent- and Child-Reported Internalizing and Externalizing Behaviors Among Substance Abusing Runaways: The Effects of Family and Individual Treatments.” Forthcoming from Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Posted online September 2012.
November 15, 2012
“The Family Spirit Trial for American Indian Teen Mothers and Their Children: CBPR Rationale, Design, Methods and Baseline Characteristics” (abstract), Prevention Science, Vol. 13, No. 5, October 2012.

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