Approximately 25 percent of teens report experiencing TDV annually (Noonan & Charles, 2009).
It can include emotional, verbal, physical and/or sexual abuse.
Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Provides a 60-minute accredited training for educators, school personnel, youth leaders, and other professionals to prevent teen dating violence through training and discussion.
Educators Toolkits Love Is Offers toolkits to middle school and high school teachers to aid them in teaching signs of unhealthy or abusive relationships.
The abuse, in her mind, “wasn’t that bad,” and her boyfriend was sorry.
This minimization is heavily influenced by exposure to domestic violence.
This is not unusual, but in the midst of the hearing, I realized I recognized the young woman.
After the hearing was concluded, I asked the young lady if she had been involved in the child protection system.
Like intimate partner violence among adults, TDV occurs without respect to age, race, religion, socioeconomic status and sexual orientation.
Monthly sessions include training and peer support on topics including board development, sta management, nancial administration, best practices in services, and much more.
Before I became a judge, I was a child welfare attorney for sixteen years.
Love Is Not Abuse: A Teen Dating Violence and Abuse Prevention Curriculum High School Edition (PDF - 497 KB) Love is Not Abuse (2012) Provides lessons designed to help teenagers understand patterns of abuse in dating relationships and methods of prevention.
Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (2016) Emphasizes collaborative and multilevel approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence by providing audience-specific information.