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Teen Dating Violence

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Related Resources

Following are federal or federally-supported websites and initiatives that focus on teen dating violence:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Preventing Teen Dating Violence
This section of the CDC site provides information about teen dating violence and access to topical resources.

The CrimeSolutions website is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions is program information pertaining to Victims & Victimization.

Dating Matters® Initiative
This CDC teen dating violence prevention initiative focuses on 11– to 14–year–olds in high-risk, urban communities and includes preventive strategies for individuals, peers, families, schools, and neighborhoods.

Funded in part by the Office for Victims of Crime, the LoveIsRespect.org website promotes awareness of healthy dating relationships by making vital resources accessible to help teens experiencing dating violence and offering tips on preventing abusive relationships.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Teen Dating Violence
This page provides information on NIJ's research agenda to study teen dating violence and includes access to articles, research reports, and more related to the topic.

U.S. Department of Education: Safe Place to Learn
The Safe Place to Learn resource package provides a range of materials to support school efforts to prevent and eliminate peer-to-peer sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Using Brief Interventions To Prevent Teen Dating Violence
In this moderated discussion hosted by NIJ, researchers, practitioners, and a policy advocate talk about the promise of brief interventions to reduce teen dating violence across multiple settings with potentially high risk populations.

Youth.gov: Dating Violence Prevention
This site provides information about efforts aimed at preventing dating violence among teens and highlights research that has been conducted on the topic.

Date Modified: January 19, 2022
Date Created: August 17, 2020