The impact of domestic violence on children may continue through adolescence and adulthood.
Adolescents who have grown up in violent homes are at risk of recreating the abusive relationships they have seen.
For example, a chapter in this collection discusses how health-care providers can identify and discuss teen dating violence.
Shifting Boundaries: Lessons on Relationships for Students in Middle School (PDF - 1,340 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.
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Help Prevent Reproductive Coercion by Screening Youth for Dating Violence Family & Youth Services Bureau, National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth (2016) Offers various screening tools in order to prevent, identify, and respond to teen dating violence.
Screening tools include a Red Flags Universal Teen Dating Violence screen and Student Health services Dating Abuse Screening and Response Protocol.
If you would like to join a support group please call any of Bridges telephone numbers and speak with an advocate.
They will have the appropriate support group facilitator call you back.