Brown, Feroz Moideen and Jay Silverman, DATING ABUSE PREVENTION IN TEENS OF MOMS WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTION ORDERS, Vangie A. Lee and Chiravath Suchindran, THE EXPERIENCE OF DATING VIOLENCE AMONG LATINO ADOLESCENTS, Chiara Sabina and Carlos Cuevas, Penn State Harrisburg, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education and Northeastern University, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, April 2013. INTERVENTION IN SCHOOL HEALTH CENTERS IS EFFECTIVE IN COUNSELING TEENS ABOUT ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH OF UPMC STUDY FINDS, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA: December 22, 2014. NONVIOLENT ASPECTS OF INTERPARENTAL CONFLICT AND DATING VIOLENCE AMONG ADOLESCENTS (abstract), Jeanne M. POWER AND CONTROL IN DATING RELATIONSHIPS, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, adapted from the Power and Control Wheel developed by Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs, Duluth, MN. IN VIDEO MESSAGE, VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN CALLS ON NEW GENERATION TO TAKE ACTION IN PREVENTING DATING VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT AT SCHOOL AND ON CAMPUS, The White House, Office of the Vice President, Washington, DC: September 13, 2011. PARENTAL PUNISHMENT AND PEER VICTIMIZATION AS DEVELOPMENTAL PRECURSORS TO PHYSICAL DATING VIOLENCE INVOLVEMENT AMONG GIRLS, Alison E. Stepp, Shuangyan Xiong, Kate Keenan, Arjan Blokland and Rolf Loeber, PARENTS OF MURDERED DATING VIOLENCE VICTIM, LEGISLATORS AND TEACHERS UNITE TO LAUNCH 'MADE' ~ MOMS AND DADS FOR EDUCATION TO STOP TEEN DATING ABUSE, Liz Claiborne, Inc., New York, NY: December 2, 2008.During National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, we recognize the urgency needed in addressing this problem and recommit to preventing it by educating our youth about its dangers and consequences, and reaffirm the basic human right to be free from violence and abuse.” [Public Domain] via Administration for Children & Families/U. Department of Health and Human Services" src=" alt="February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month" width="500" height="273" srcset=" sizes="(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px" / While many people may think of February as Black History Month, or associate it with Valentine’s Day, it is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.The teen dating violence awareness and prevention initiative was spearheaded by teenagers across the nation who organized to take a stand to stop teen dating violence.It is not only informative, but engaging as they have games and prizes, but also keeps teens learning about the concerns of TDV and how to speak out against TDV.
As the collection states: “being an active bystander means doing something to stop dating abuse.” TAP for Teen Victims is a program that encourages youth leaders to change their communities’ response to teenage victims of crime, while building the resilience of the youth participants.” The toolkit is very in-depth and could be a great way to engage teens in the community in a group discussion style program.Additionally, the bill, which was approved unanimously, would create a dating violence education program for the state’s middle and high schools. May 24 and 25, at 7pm Level Up: An Epic Relationship Adventure, tracks the journey of 4 teens who find one another and “create a new game” to escape their problems.The Travis County Commissioners Court and the City of Austin designated February as "Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month" and urged all youth and adults to join in conversations about non-violent and safe relationships.Read more October 05, 2016 October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.COLUMBIA — In a state among the worst in the nation in incidents of domestic violence, Statehouse lawmakers have taken a step toward teaching young people how to avoid such behavior.The South Carolina Senate passed legislation this week that would allow minors as young as 16 to get a court order of protection — without their parents’ consent — when they are victims of domestic violence.VAWnet, is run by the NRCDV and is an “online network that focuses on violence against women and other forms of gender-based violence.”found that “1 in 5 women and nearly 1 in 7 men who have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner first experienced some form of intimate partner violence between 11 and 17 years of age.” These two statistics alone are staggering, and the special collection by the NRCDV and VAWnet is a great resource for librarians, and all educators to utilize all year., you will find an emphasis on “collaborative and multi-level approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence (TDV).” The collection has organized resources by different organizations on TDV and “responses by different populations.” Below is one such resource, an infographic, in the collection provided by Along with using and sharing the online special collection, there is still more libraries can do to bring TDV to the forefront.Libraries can hold informative programs and information tables. DATING VIOLENCE VICTIMIZATION ACROSS THE TEEN YEARS: ABUSE FREQUENCY, NUMBER OF ABUSIVE PARTNERS, AND AGE AT FIRST OCCURRENCE, Amy E. Senators Announce Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week, U. Senators Mike Crapo, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Joseph R. PREVENTING DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE – RESOURCES FOR WORKING WITH TEENS, Michigan Resource Center on Domestic & Sexual Violence, Okemos, MI. Foshee, Kim Dixon, Ling Yin-Chang, Susan Ennett, Beth Moracco, Michael Bowling and Jennifer L. DATING MATTERS: UNDERSTANDING TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION, Kevin Jennings, Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, Office on Violence Against Women, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, May 3, 2010. FAMILIAL INFLUENCES ON DATING VIOLENCE VICTIMIZATION AMONG LATINO YOUTH (abstract), H. MOMS AND TEENS FOR SAFE DATES STUDY OVERVIEW, North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, December 15, 2010. (special collection), Patty Branco, Online Resource Library Supporting Professionals Ending Gender-Based Violence, updated January 2017.