Teen & Childhood

When Domestic Violence Becomes Child Abuse 

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Discussion of the different ways children might be affected by living in a violent home or experiencing domestic violence.

Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence 

This Special Collection of resources emphasizes collaborative and multilevel approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence. Recent updates include additional resources for teachers and school-based professionals and a new section to support the efforts of pregnancy prevention advocates and adolescent sexual health practitioners in addressing adolescent relationship abuse. Via VAWnet

Runaway & Homeless Youth And Relationship Violence Toolkit 

“Runaway and homeless youth agencies and domestic violence victims’ services providers share a mutual goal: enhancing the safety and healing of young people living situations marked by violence and abuse. Recognizing and understanding the intersection of runaway and homeless youth and intimate partner violence (including dating, domestic and sexual violence) is critical to creating meaningful services and effective intervention and prevention strategies for both homelessness and relationship abuse, and in creating partnerships between the programs working with youth at risk.”