Teen dating violence report card
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Among them, Florida jumped from a D to a B for making protective orders "relatively accessible" to teen victims without an adult's approval if they are dating the abuser.
The process was described as "extremely difficult" the previous year because state law did not specify whether a minor could petition for one alone.
One in five teens who have been in a "serious relationship" report being hit, slapped or pushed by a partner, according to the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline.
One in three girls who have been in such a relationship say they've been concerned about being physically hurt by their partner.
The report pays particular attention to states that give minors the right to petition for protection on their own behalf and assigns negative points to states with laws that use ambiguous language in regard to youth protection.
There are many tools available to help schools get started. Department of Education Office of Safe and Healthy Students 400 Maryland Ave., SW Washington, DC 20202 gov --------------------------------------------------- “National Rates of Adolescent Physical, Psychological, and Sexual Teen-Dating Violence,” Michele Ybarra Ph D, MPH, Center for Innovative Public Health Research; Dorothy L.
Click this link ( to learn about examples of resources for schools. Espelage, Ph D University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne; Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling, Ph D, University of South Alabama; Josephine D.
We need to do everything we can to make sure all students are safe.” What Is Teen Dating Violence? Associations of dating violence victimization with lifetime participation, co-occurrence, and early initiation of risk behaviors among U.
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.