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This course provides an overview of teen dating violence, including dating violence risk factors and protective factors, and recommended treatment approaches.


a). Identify how a teen’s peers may play a role in dating violence.

b). Discuss interventions that may reduce the risk for teen dating violence.

c). Describe how teen dating violence overlaps with bullying, sexual harassment, and other harmful behaviors.

d). Name at least two strategies that can be utilized to use peers as an avenue for preventing dating violence.

Target Audience:

The target audience for this event includes psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed counselors, MFT’s, and other clinical mental health professionals.

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Instructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D, MS, MA

Material Author(s): U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice

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Teen Dating Violence