Many programs also create hotlines through which teens can report abuse or seek assistance.
Key Partnerships Usually operated through a partnership with a group that assists victims of domestic violence or an agency that serves youth, the school-based programs rely on trained youth who counsel peers, operate hotlines, and deliver curriculum lessons in the classroom.
Teens experiencing dating violence are more likely to suffer long-term negative behavioral and health consequences, including suicide attempts, depression, substance abuse, unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.
However, there are interventions that are helping to prevent dating violence, increase safety and improve health.
Instead, 20% of teen girls will remember the abuse inflicted by someone they were dating.
teen girls, the most vivid memories of high school will not be her junior prom or a favorite history teacher.
Through programs such as CHOP’s STOP IPV, which provides support for IPV screening by healthcare providers in order to identify families experiencing IPV and allows for intervention to minimize the adverse effects of childhood IPV exposure, this cycle of violence can be interrupted.
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The ultimate goal of prevention and intervention is to stop dating violence before it begins.
During the preteen and teen years, young people are learning the skills they need to form positive, healthy relationships with others.