Research shows that more young women than men may have serious injuries as a result of such abuse.Abuse at the hands of a dating partner can cause short-term and long-term problems.
Schools must clearly communicate that they will not tolerate violence of any kind, will respond to any students who report it, and will hold offenders accountable.
We remain dedicated to vigorously enforcing compliance with Title IX and the Clery Act – laws that make our schools safer.
Not all Pennsylvania schools have a policy to bring prevention programs to schools.
They also may not have staff trained to educate or help students on this topic.
In particular the Effective Principles of Prevention were used to create an internal tool.
This tool helped reviewers assess the effectiveness of the curricula, materials or campaigns listed below.
Teens who have been abused by a dating partner may have: Researchers ask students to find out how many of them are affected by dating violence.
A study of 1,430 7th-grade students reveals that most are dating and many experience physical, psychological and electronic dating violence.
Study: “A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Interventions Aimed to Prevent or Reduce Violence in Teen Dating Relationships” Authors: Lisa De La Rue (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); Joshua R.
Polanin (Vanderbilt University); Dorothy Espelage (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); Therese D.
Pigott (Loyola University Chicago) Published online February 18, 2016, in the AERA peer-reviewed journal *De La Rue was a doctoral student with the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign at the time of the paper's submission.