Teen Domestic Violence Research

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Part One
Knowledge on domestic violence is becoming more and more prevalent in the United States and around the worlds. Family violence, Teen dating violence and Inter partner violence is being talked about more and becoming known as abuse and not something that is just “ok” or just how a person is or their beliefs. There are many different types of domestic violence that affect people today. According to justice.gov, domestic violence is a way for one partner to control the other partner. This can be sexual, physical, emotional, economic, psychological abuse, This includes any actions that intimidate, manipulates, humiliates, isolates, frightens, terrorize, coerce, threaten, blame, hurt, injury or wound someone. This definition and explanation
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In encouraging youth to talk about teen dating violence it may bring up questions that could help friends help each other. In the article it talked about teens going to their friends about the violence rather than adults or authority, if they were made aware of the effects and what signs were friend may feel more empowered to point it out and encourage each other to not continue in the relationship. Making youth aware of this may also increase the number or youth that report violence at home as …show more content…
They educate through violence prevention programs in schools,
According to Macy, R,. & Ermentrout, D. (2009) there are six core services that are important for assisting domestic violence survivors. These are: advocacy, Medical and emergency room advocacy, Individual counseling, Support groups, Shelter. You can not just make a blanket statement saying dv victims need this or that. The services need to be tailored to the individual client as well.
¬¬¬¬¬How are services being delivered? National hotlines, emergency advocates and case managenent, referral services, emergency transportation.
Human service professionals need to have a plan to help clients with domestic violence. Koenig, (…….) give an example of laying out a model of recover from emotional abuse as well as working with clients through an assessment of their strengths and challenges Stage 1 is denial, where the client functions passively and walks on eggshells around the abuser. Stage 2 they intentionally try to ignore the abuse and/or engage in ongoing confrontation and arguing. Stage 3 assuming there is an insufficient reduction of abuse behavior they end the

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