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.

This webinar meets the qualifications for continuing education by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

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Roosevelt who brought national attention to the need for relationship education with this statement, “Today we are faced with the preeminent fact that, if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships…

the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world, at peace.” Cultivating healthy dating relationships that can lead to healthy adult romantic and marriage relationships is a science that reflects a complicated calculus of the premarital influences that may shape future relationship stability, quality, and satisfaction.

Although a majority of adolescents disapprove of divorce, they are realistic about the possibility that their marriages might end in divorce.

People are marrying later in life, but they are still living together in young adulthood; cohabitation is considered acceptable among an increasing number of later teens and early adults (Karney et al. Early romantic relationships in middle school tend to focus on physical attraction, while later high school relationships tend to focus more on commitment and intimacy.

The city has demonstrated a strong commitment to violence prevention, including teen dating violence, via an integrated public health and public safety partnership that includes strong collaborations between the Chicago Public Health Department and Chicago Public Schools.

Chicago will work with approximately 12 middle schools for Dating Matters The Broward County Health Department and Broward County Public Schools have an extensive history partnering on school-based and community-wide adolescent health and violence prevention programs, ranging from bullying prevention to sexually transmitted disease prevention.

Remember, healthy boundaries shouldn’t restrict your ability to: Even healthy relationships can use a boost now and then.

You may need a boost if you feel disconnected from your partner or like the relationship has gotten stale.

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.

focuses on 11– to 14–year–olds in high-risk, urban communities.