This one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, reviews strategies and policy approaches for preventing adolescent intimate partner violence.
- Review the history of how intimate partner violence came to be viewed as a public health issue in the United States.
- Examine epidemiological data on intimate partner violence as it affects adolescents.
- Consider strategies for addressing adolescent intimate partner violence through state laws.
Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; injury and violence prevention specialists; community-based organizations working with youth
Avanti Adhia, ScD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Pediatrics & Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, UW School of Medicine
- What information about intimate partner violence or other forms of violence did you receive when you were an adolescent? What would you have wanted to know?
- How has adolescent intimate partner violence come up in your work or practice?
- What attributes would be important to include in programs for preventing and responding to intimate partner violence in schools?
- How can state laws play a role in preventing and responding to adolescent intimate partner violence?
Slides and Resources
- Slides | Slide handout (3 slides per page)
- MMWR Interpersonal Violence Victimization Among High School Students — Youth Risk Behavior Survey, United States, 2019
This webinar is supported by the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center.
Continuing Education Credits
Up to 1 CPH recertification credit may be earned by viewing this webinar. Visit the National Board of Public Health Examiners to learn more.