Outcome of teen dating violence
Among other projects, OFA launched PAIVED, Preventing and Addressing Intimate Violence when Engaging Dads, to identify approaches that federally funded Responsible Fatherhood programs could take to address and contribute to domestic violence prevention among fathers.Parents and caregivers play an important role in modeling healthy and respectful relationships.Prevention and intervention efforts are key to continuing the current promising decline in teen dating violence.
They are also more likely to take IPV more seriously.
By William Wubbenhorst, FYSB Associate Commissioner February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Teen dating violence is defined as abuse (physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional) within a dating relationship.
In 2017, 6.9 percent of students experienced sexual dating violence and 8.0 percent of students experienced physical dating violence within the previous 12 months of being surveyed.
These statistics are indeed troubling, however, the CDC YRBS Trend Report encouragingly stated that percentages decreased from 2013-2017.