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2014-02-28 23:23:57

With education and prevention, Narconon Freedom Center gets the message out about how to reduce teen violence during this one-month observance. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 This month, Narconon Freedom Center observed Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month with a campaign to encourage teens to educate themselves on the issues of teen dating violence to help them to avoid it in the future. Far too many teens experience dating violence every day, and they need help to start...

2013-08-01 08:38:49

Nearly one in three say they have been violent toward a date, new research says About one in three American youths age 14-20 say they’ve been of victims of dating violence and almost one in three acknowledge they’ve committed violence toward a date, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 121st Annual Convention. "Adolescent dating violence is common among young people. It also overlaps between...

2013-03-08 00:04:42

Texas was the first state in the nation to mandate school policies on dating violence, but it still has some work to do in protecting victims and addressing consequences for the crime, according to a study by the Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University. "We conclude that school districts' implementation of the dating violence policy as it currently stands is in need of additional attention," concluded Dr. Leana A. Bouffard, Director of the Crime Victims' Institute. "Though...

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2012-07-09 09:55:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal Pediatrics said that a majority of high schools in the United States don't have procedures or trained staff to deal with teen dating violence and often don't make teen dating violence a "high-priority issue to be addressed." Despite research that shows notable levels of teen dating violence across the country, around 70 percent of high school counselors who were surveyed said they have not received...

2012-03-26 14:29:46

Male high school athletes' ability to recognize and intervene to stop dating violence -- the physical, sexual and emotional aggression prevalent in adolescent romantic relationships -- is improved with the intervention of some of the most important role models in young men's lives: their coaches. A new study conducted in Sacramento, Calif., led by UC Davis researchers has found that a structured program delivered by coaches, called "Coaching Boys into Men," is effective for discouraging...


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