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Sexual Abuse and Assault
Teen Dating Violence

Sexual Abuse and Assault


Publication: Emerging Issues Facing Tweens and Teens
Futures Without Violence
This fact sheet covers emerging issues facing tweens and teens today, including technology use, electronic dating abuse, sexting, forced sex and sexual coercion, bullying, cyberbullying, and sexual harassment.

Publication: Identifying and Responding to Domestic Violence: Consensus Recommendations for Child and Adolescent Health
Futures Without Violence, 2004
A primary starting point to improve the medical practice approach to intimate partner violence is routine assessment, with a focus on early identification of all families and victims of intimate partner violence. This resource includes consensus recommendations for assessing and responding to intimate partner violence when your patient is a child or adolescent.

Publication: A Trauma-Informed Approach for Adolescent Sexual Health
Resources for Resolving Violence, Inc., 2013
This document provides information promoting sexual health and well-being for all youth impacted by trauma in their lives. It includes a foundation for sexual health, prevention efforts, unique experiences that create vulnerabilities in young people, resiliency and the role of positive youth development, a trauma informed approach, and strategies for implementation.


Teen Dating Violence


Publication: The Connection between Dating Violence and Unhealthy Behaviors
Futures Without Violence
Teen dating violence and other forms of exposure to violence are a huge problem in this country. The research included in this publication indicates a strong connection between dating violence, exposure to other forms of violence, and unhealthy behaviors.

Publication: The Facts on Tweens and Teens, and Dating Violence
Futures Without Violence
Teens and young women are especially vulnerable to dating, domestic, and sexual violence. This publication provides facts about the prevalence of violence in tweens and teens; the influence violence has on school and academic performance; and the need for improvement in parental involvement and communication with teens regarding violence.

Training Tool: Training Professionals in the Primary Prevention of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence: A Planning Guide
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This Guide describes how to develop, implement, and evaluate a process for training professionals to engage in sexual violence and intimate partner violence prevention. In addition to step-by-step guidance on all the tasks necessary for planning a training, the Guide includes tip sheets, worksheets, checklists, and an extensive resource list.




The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.