" Bethany picked up a picture of her friends taken the summer before she started dating Brad. They tried to warn her that Brad was no good for her, but she thought she was in love, she thought she could save him... In the past shame and humiliation had kept her from telling someone, but Bethany couldn't carry the burden any longer, it was too heavy.
New Media Impact on Teen Dating Violence While dating violence can include physical, emotional, and psychological harm, a new theme is now emerging in the literature on dating violence with respect to psychological abuse using electronic technologies, including cell phones and social media, i.e. While most of the literature on the use of these technologies for interpersonal abuse among teens still focuses on peer abuse and bullying, attention is growing to their specific uses in dating-related emotional abuse.
Federal Interagency Workgroup on Teen Dating Violence Beginning in 2006, the Federal Interagency Workgroup on Teen Dating Violence was established as a result of the 2006 Workshop on Teen Dating Violence, which was coordinated and led by the National Institute of Justice.
The Federal Interagency Working Group on Teen Dating Violence is comprised of 18 agencies representing the U. Departments of Health and Human Services, Justice, Education, and Defense.
Since its inception, the Workgroup has coordinated teen dating violence programming, policy, and research activities to combat violence from a public health perspective.
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