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Relationship Dynamics and their Contribution to Adolescent Relationships and Dating Violence

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90 minutes

Teen dating violence is a common and serious public health problem that persists into adulthood. Although it is evident that relationship dynamics are important to consider in teen dating violence, there is limited understanding about how these relational interactions shape relationships and impact dating violence among youth. Furthermore, current intervention and prevention efforts generally do not consider and incorporate these relationship dynamics into their strategies.

This webinar will provide newly emerging information from two NIJ-funded longitudinal studies regarding important relationship dynamic contexts in dating violence among youth.

Carrie Mulford, Ph.D., social science analyst, NIJ
Yunsoo Park, Ph.D., visiting fellow, NIJ
Michael Lorber, Ph.D., research scientist, adjunct professor, and director of Developmental Research at the Family Translational Research Group in the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care at New York University College of Dentistry
Amy Smith Slep, Ph.D., professor and lab director, Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care at New York University College of Dentistry
Megan Bair-Merritt, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine
Ty Ridenour, Ph.D., developmental behavioral epidemiologist in the Behavior and Urban Health Program at RTI International
Kelly Miller, executive director, Idaho Coalition against Sexual and Domestic Violence

Date Created: March 23, 2017