Adapted from the LINA curriculum and Barren River Area Safe Space . While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server. MYTH The fact is that a many as one-third of all high school and college-age young people An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author. Domestic violence usually only happens in married adult couples .
This finding was at odds with what practitioners attending the workshop said they encounter in their professional experience.
Most of the practitioners in attendance — representing national organizations, schools and victim service community-based agencies — said that they primarily see female victims, and when they discuss teen dating violence with students, they hear that boys are the primary perpetrators. Because teen dating violence has only recently been recognized as a significant public health problem, the complex nature of this phenomenon is not fully understood.
MYTH The fact is that a many as one-third of all high school and college-age young people experience violence in an intimate or dating relationship.
Physical abuse is as common among high school and college-age couples as married couples.
We also discuss how adult and adolescent romantic relationships differ in the hope that an examination of existing research will help us better understand the problem and move the field toward the creation of developmentally appropriate prevention programs and effective interventions for teenagers.