Outcome of teen dating violence

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TDV is a pattern of controlling behavior that someone uses against a girlfriend or boyfriend (anyone in a partner relationship).In addition to the risk for injury and death, victims of teen dating violence are more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior, eating disorders, substance use, and suicidal ideation/attempts.SSAPC grantees also work to increase the capacity of systems to improve the safety and well-being of children and families.The Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (APP) Program and the Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program (in FYSB’s Division of Adolescent Development and Support) focus on a Positive Youth Development (PYD) framework.Other research indicates that boys who have been abused in childhood by a family member are more prone to IPV perpetration, while girls who have been abused in childhood by a family member are prone to lack empathy and self-efficacy; but the risks for the likelihood of IPV perpetration and victimization among adolescents vary and are not well understood.There is a common misconception that aggression is stable over time.By William Wubbenhorst, FYSB Associate Commissioner February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

Grantees support these goals by offering direct services, like parent education, support groups, and behavioral interventions.Further, the role of involved fathers is important and has been shown to improve outcomes for children and youth.By working together to raise awareness and build effective partnerships, ACF can continue to support the downward trend of youth experiencing dating violence.In efforts to ensure the most comprehensive support is provided to youth, all three of FYSB’s programs work in partnership to assist each other and build a network of youth-focused services.In the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program (FVSPA), research tells us that healthy and secure parent-child relationships, as well as safe families and communities, can provide children and youth with strong models for healthy relationships.

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