The existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on a consideration of the following factors: How Does Teen Dating Violence Affect Our Schools?
Teen dating violence has serious consequences for victims and their schools. The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010 Summary Report.
Worse, it is violence experienced by young girls, including , from the ages of 12 to 18.
One of the hardest tasks I have faced is making decisions in cases that involve victimized youth.
In fact, young women, between the ages of 16-20, have consistently experienced the highest rates of relationship violence, even when compared to adult women with acts classified as "severe dating violence" excessively affecting young women.
Of note however, while research has indicated that females "are as likely to be a perpetrator as a victim of violence" according to the APA, there's not enough data to clarify or confirm this statistic.
Healthy parent-child relationships also lead to more satisfaction in romantic relationships.
When children understand what a healthy relationship is, they are less likely to accept dating violence and are more likely to have positive attitudes toward gender equality, according to a recent study.
A hotline is available, as well as a website that offers solutions on how to handle abusive teen dating relationships.
Louisiana Policy In 2010, House Bill 46, Act 321, established that each school year the governing authority of each public school shall provide to students in grades seven through twelve, enrolled in Health Education, age- and grade-appropriate classroom instruction relative to dating violence. Associations of dating violence victimization with lifetime participation, co-occurrence, and early initiation of risk behaviors among U.
Such instruction shall include, but need not be limited to, providing students with the following information: What Is Teen Dating Violence?
According to the Office on Violence Against Women at the U. Department of Justice, violence committed by a person who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim is dating violence.