Teen dating violence is a pattern of abusive or coercive behaviors used to maintain power and control over a current or former intimate partner. Abuse can be physical, verbal, emotional, digital, sexual, and financial. Abuse affects every sex and gender, people in all types of relationships, and people of all income levels.
After this webinar, you should be better able to:
- Define teen dating violence and understand its dynamics.
- Distinguish how relationship violence affects young people differently than adults.
- Identify fundamental legal considerations when protection orders involve minors.
- Identify options for effective protection orders in teen dating violence cases.