Stop teen dating
As a parent, you are critical to helping your teen develop and maintain healthy relationships.You are also in a position to provide life-saving support if they are being abused.For example, a chapter in this collection discusses how health-care providers can identify and discuss teen dating violence.Shifting Boundaries: Lessons on Relationships for Students in Middle School (PDF - 1,340 KB) Stein, Mennemeier, Russ, & Taylor (2010) National Institutes of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U. Department of Justice Provides grade-specific lessons about boundaries, dating relationships, and safe spaces in schools.One in three high school students experience physical or sexual violence at the hands of a dating partner.Young women ages 18-24 experience intimate partner violence at a rate almost twice the national average.
As teens begin to enter into relationships, it is more important than ever to talk to them about abuse.
Dating violence is part of a pattern of behavior called dating abuse.