Dating violence victim services
Read More › In Canada, this is Victims and Survivors of Crime Week and that means a week dedicated to focusing on victims and survivors, centered around a general theme.There are training opportunities galore across the province as Victim Service sites take…Victims of teen dating violence often keep the abuse a secret.They should be encouraged to reach out to trusted adults like parents, teachers, school counselors, youth advisors, or health care providers.
Since its inception in 1985, NCVC has worked with grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies throughout the United States serving millions of crime victims.It’s certainly something we deal with on a regular basis and we’ve noticed a few pieces that are important to keep in mind when dealing with this topic. Dating violence is controlling, abusive, and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It can include verbal, emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or a combination.The Break the Cycle website provides information about curricula, policy information, legal help and services, public awareness campaigns, and trainings related to teen dating violence.Love is Respect A collaboration between Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline, this web resource provides information and resources on dating violence and healthy dating attitudes and relationships for youth.
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