Many health education programs today are teaching about feelings and how the feelings can be controlled.
This is part of harm reduction programming that also is a part of drug use (and binge drinking) prevention.
Adolescent dating abuse perpetration: A review of findings, methodological limitations, and suggestions for future research. Waldman (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression, Cambridge University Press, NY: NY.
Prevalence of Partner Violence in Same-Sex Romantic and Sexual Relationships in a National Sample of Adolescents.
Even when their friends warned them to it break off, they already felt powerless to take action.
But what if way back in school, they had learned the signs of what to watch out for, signs that could lead to serious problems and even violence later.
Girls slapped boys as punishment when the boy was “out of line” or in self-defense. Does he get out of patience quickly with children or is he verbally abusive toward them? If you have answered yes to two or more of these items, you should talk to a mature person before pursuing this relationship further. Online courses provide key info on bullying, dating violence Two interactive distance-learning courses, Bullying 101 and Teen Dating Violence 101, provide key information about bullying, cyber bullying, and dating violence and explain how to create safe, healthy environments and relationships. Journal of Research on Adolescence 2009;19(3): 380-400. Kupper, "Partner Violence among Adolescents in Opposite-Sex Romantic Relationships: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health," American Journal of Public Health 91, no. Miller-Johnson, S., Gorman-Smith, D., Sullivan, T., Orpinas, P., Simon, T. Journal fo Clinical Child and Adoelscent Psychology, 38(4), 538 - 550.