Crossroad Women and Family Services, Inc. - Teen Dating Abuse
Crossroad Women and Family Services, Inc. - Helping Families with Compassion, Counsel and Courage
Reducing Teen Dating Abuse & Sexual Assault
 
A dating relationship is a romantic or intimate social relationship between 2 individuals. Dating abuse is a pattern of behaviors where one person uses threats or or actually uses physical, sexual, verbal or emotional abuse to control his or her partner. 

Did you know that?
 
  • 1 in 3 teens report knowing a friend of peer who has been hit, punched, kicked, slapped, choked or physically hurt by their dating partner.
 
  • Girls and women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest per capita rates of non-fatal intimate partner violence, and are the most vulnerable to domestic violence.
 
 
Result of intimate partner violence / dating abuse
 
  • Research shows a direct linkage between youth victimization, mental health problems and delinquent behavior.
 
  • 92% of female offenders report being victims of emotional, physical or sexual abuse before entering the juvenile justice system.
 
COMING SOON
 
 
***School-Based Dating Violence Prevention Workshops for 2012-2013***
 
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