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I would like to know what someone can do when they have a teen friend that is involved in a violent relationship? Are there any tips or suggestions out there?
Nicole
02/18/2009
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Renae
03/02/2009
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Anna Nelson
03/02/2009
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What is the track record of having gender only groups vs everyone together?
Laura
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/28/2008
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02/27/2008
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Do you find many teens making use of court ordered injunctions for protection in states where those are available?
Austin
02/27/2008
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mabel
02/28/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/28/2008
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The CDC’s Rita Noonan testified to the National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women that a CDC study found that teen boys and girls report physical relationship abuse in nearly equal numbers...
Stanley Green
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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Are there any teen dating specific safety plans out there?
Jim Holscher
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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Melissa
02/28/2008
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I work as an Outreach Coordinator for Kristi House. We provide therapy & case management services for kids who have been sexually abused. As a prevention method, we go out to schools & do presentat...
Maria Khawly
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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I currently work with 5 children at a day reporting school, all of these children are gang affiliated. I work the with Safe Dates Curriculum. These children learn, live violence and vengeance. I have troub...
katie
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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What information did you include in the school policies regarding teen dating violence? Did you include teen dating violence as part of a bigger Title IX policy? Is there a place where we can obtain a sa...
Kathy
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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I currently work for a domestic violence agency as a community outreach coordinator, I have been working with the safe dates curriculum, at a day reporting school there is 5 children at this school, they a...
Katie
02/27/2008
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Buffy
02/18/2009
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At what age should you begin to teach kids about dating violence specifically?
Melissa
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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After an initial Dating Violence presentation, how can we best alert and educate teens to interupt dating and sexual violence as bystanders?
Cynthia
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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With such a diverse society how can we competently address the needs of all teen victims of dating violence representing a multitude of cultures/religions/national origins/life style choices? I am particul...
Roselle
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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Who do the victims report to and how often are they formally reported?
PCJCS Florence
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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What recommendations/resources do you suggest for teen victims who are in abusive relationships, and continuously runaway from home at the request of their abuser? What assistance can we provide to the pa...
Adriana VanB.
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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I am a Domestic Violence Paralegal and handle all domestic violence arraignments in my locality. I am thinking about speaking to teen age girls @ a local high school about dating relationships. What grade...
RaeAndree
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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Buffy
02/27/2008
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I am trying to get into the public schools in my rural area. They seem to be hesitant on this with the no child left behind, and state testing. They say that there is no real time or class for Teen Dating ...
Katie
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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Are there trends toward Including prostitution and youth sexual exploitation in the spectrum of dating violence experiences? Quite often the exploitive relationship begins in a dating context with a conce...
Risa Mednick
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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How do you respond to teens who say that all of their friends are in controlling and/or violent relationships, thus it must be normal?
Melissa
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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Adolescence is a period of time where the internal changes are difficult enough to deal with. What do you believe is the best way for parents and professionals to help teens open up about dating violence?...
Maritza
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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I work with runaway/homeless or otherwise out of the home teens. They face many issues that youth living in thier homes do not. How have you seen these differences manifest themselves in responding to te...
Bevin
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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We know that if a teen victim of sexual violence shares their experience, it is most likely with a peer. As well, for various reasons teens do not access services such as hotlines, school or private counse...
J.Mitchell
02/27/2008
arrow icon Thanks, Erin. We will respond to your question within the we...
MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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Erin
02/27/2008
arrow icon For nearly two decades SafePlace has provided school-based s...
BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
arrow icon In 2008, teens say that it in some households it is difficul...
MCiarlante
02/27/2008
arrow icon The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) an...
MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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I work for the Sex Abuse Treatment Center in Prevention Education. What misinformation, particularly among adults, do you find most prevalent or concerning in terms of teen dating and/or teen dating violen...
J. Mitchell
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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What programs, services, and supports are you aware of that meet the needs of teens with developmental disabilities who are victims of dating violence?
Jean Solis
02/27/2008
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Jean
02/27/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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Hi, All, We in New Mexico recently celebrated our first statewide teen dating violence awareness and prevention week and developed a great toolkit http://sde.state.nm.us/div/sipds/health/dl08/New%20Mexico%...
Anna Nelson
02/27/2008
arrow icon I feel the toolkit is great that so many are involved in mak...
Lj
08/08/2008
arrow icon I think that it is great that there is starting to be toolki...
Nikki
02/28/2008
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BRosenbluth
02/27/2008
arrow icon Thank you for sharing your toolkit. I think it will be very ...
Melissa
02/27/2008
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MCiarlante
02/27/2008
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