4283.0 Dating and Intimate Partner Violence

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 2:30 PM
This session presents results of research on tailoring partner violence screening protocols for healthcare settings, teen victimization and reciprocal violence, cybercontrol by teenagers, and efforts to prevent partner violence through organizational practice changes.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify how and why partner violence programs work and for whom. 2. Discuss the importance of directing violence prevention efforts to a younger age group. 3. Define cybercontrol and identify the unique trajectory of violence that occurs among teens. 4. Articulate why organizational practice change is critical to preventing intimate partner violence. 5. Describe the prevalence of sexually and physically violent behaviors among multi-ethic urban adolescent males and the role of fear.

2:45 PM
Patterns of relationships and dating violence among African-American and Latino adolescents
Samantha C. Woo, MPH, Deborah Gorman-Smith, PhD, David B. Henry, PhD, Patrick H. Tolan, PhD and Michael Schoeny, PhD
3:00 PM
Cybercontrol in teen dating: An emerging area for public health
Charlene Baker, PhD and Susana Helm, PhD
3:15 PM
Changing Organizational Practices to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
Larry Cohen, MSW, Rachel Davis, MSW, Elizabeth D. Waiters, PhD, Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz and Annie Lyles, MSW
3:30 PM
Dating violence in New York City high school males: Aggression, victimization, and reciprocal violence
Saroj Sedalia, Vaughn I. Rickert, PsyD, Niki Palmetto, MPH, Deborah A. Fry, MA, MPH, Daisy Deomanpo and Leslie L. Davidson, MD, MSc

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services
Endorsed by: Family Violence Prevention Forum, Public Health Nursing, School Health Education and Services

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing