Youth violence in a dating relationship
Characteristics of a juvenile domestic violence courts are similar to other collaborative justice courts, including a dedicated calendar, screening for domestic or dating violence, a non-adversarial team approach to court processing, judicial and probation supervision, targeted services and programs for the offender, and victim services.
Addressing victim services distinguishes domestic violence courts from other collaborative courts.
It breaks out these homicides by sex, race/ethnicity, and location.
Shifting Boundaries: Lessons on Relationships for Students in Middle School (PDF - 880 KB) Stein, Mennemeier, Russ, & Taylor (2010) National Institutes of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U. Department of Justice Provides grade-specific lessons about boundaries, dating relationships, and safe spaces in schools.
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.
Download a PDF of the infographic for printing This is part of a series on the costs of childhood injuries.
Additional infographics on the medical costs of childhood injuries: In 2015, the total medical costs of injury-related emergency department (ED) visits of children age 19 and younger was .3 billion.
Prevention: Close to half of adolescents between the ages of 11 and 14 have dated (Liz Claiborne, Inc./Teen Research Unlimited, Tween and Teen Dating Violence and Abuse Study, 2008).