Help-Seeking and Help-Giving for Teen Dating Violence
By Arlene N. Weisz, M.S.W., Ph.D., and Beverly M. Black, Ph.D., M.S.S.W.
The Prevention Researcher,
Volume 16, Number 1, 2009, Pages 12-16, Item# A161-Weisz
This article is based on numerous research projects conducted by the authors on adolescent dating violence. It reviews the results of those projects as they relate to how teens seek help for dating violence and how teens provide help to their friends in violent dating relationships. It concludes with helpful strategies for adults who work with youth.
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The Prevention Researcher,
Volume 16, Number 1, 2009
Many youth in middle and high school are already experiencing violent dating relationships, either as perpetrators, victims, or both. This issue explores adolescent dating violence by looking specifically at the peer and help-seeking contexts.
This issue also featured these articles:
- Help-Seeking and Help-Giving for Teen Dating Violence, Pages 12-16
- Peer Group Influences on Adolescent Dating Aggression, Pages 8-11
- Teen Perceptions of Dating Violence, Help-Seeking, and the Role of Schools, Pages 17-20
- Violence in Adolescent Dating Relationships, Pages 3-7
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