Teen dating violence books
Enhancing existing research with the shared wisdom of the nation's prevention community, Weisz and Black describe program goals and content, recruitment strategies, membership, structure, and community involvement in practitioners' own words.
A boy struggles to support his girlfriend, who was raped at a party he did not attend. A bullied girl suffers from low self esteem which leads to poor relationship decisions. A Girl who is the daughter of the basketball coach at an elite school struggles with coming forward when one of his players assaults her. Rumors circulate about a girl who hooks up with two guys at a party and is in a car crash because she was sexting. When he hooks up with the wrong girl, he’s severely beaten by other young men. A high school cheerleader is slipped a drug and raped at cheer camp, but her friends and family rally around her as she copes with the trauma and seeks therapy. Parental, School Staff, and Community Involvement13. By Barrie Levy With one out of eleven high school students in the past year experiencing some form of physical abuse — being hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend — young adults need to know where they can turn for help.Even more teens (as high as ninety-six percent) reported emotional and psychological abuse in their relationships.This revised and updated edition for teenagers who have questions about abusive dating relationships helps them understand the causes and consequences of their situation, learn what they can do about it, find help from parents and other adults, and discover how to build healthier relationships.
Good programs regularly address teachers and parents.