true stories about online dating - Speakers for teen dating violence
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In this session, presenters will give an overview of the research on teen dating violence and its impact on youth, and will offer promising programs on how to respond.
Specific clinic interventions will be featured and tools and resources for health care providers, teachers and parents will also be shared.
Statistics show that 72% of students in 8th and 9th grades are in dating relationships.
Teens use abuse to manipulate and control the other person in the relationship through behaviors ranging from intimidation to severe physical and sexual abuse.
Women between the ages of 16 and 24 are at greatest risk of becoming teen dating abuse victims.