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Relationship Dynamics and their Contribution to Adolescent Relationships and Dating Violence

Mary Jo Giovacchini; Carrie Mulford; Yunsoo Park; Megan Bair-Merritt; Ty Ridenour; Amy Smith Slep; Michael Lorber
Teen dating violence is a common and serious public health problem that persists into adulthood. While 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.

Date Published: April 28, 2017