After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above.Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. School-based studies in the past have found that nearly 9 percent of ninth through 12 graders experience physical dating violence, and 10 percent to 25 percent experience dating violence when including both physical and verbal aggression.
But when the smartphone is constantly buzzing with messages from a significant other, it could be a sign of dating violence. Markell signed the proclamation declaring February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Analysis of Violence in Teen Dating Relationships Submitted by Jennifer I. Injuries are the leading cause of death for people ages.
Adolescents who have grown up in violent homes are at risk of recreating the abusive relationships they have seen.
The following resources help to equip child welfare professionals with information on how to prevent and respond to teen dating violence.
This makes it very difficult to know when your teen has become a victim of dating violence.
Still, there are warning signs that every parent and teacher can and should look for.