An exploratory study of juvenile orders of protection as a remedy for teen dating violence
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Other professions or practice related to public health
Describe what we know through research about teen dating violence, including its prevalence and impact; Identify the recent increase nationally in the availability of Orders of Protection for teens in violent dating relationships and the reasons for this proliferation; Assess the effectiveness in one state (New York)of these new orders in reaching young people and increasing safety for teens; and Analyze what works about these new Orders of Protection, the barriers to their use, and recommendations for strengtheining them.
Keyword(s): Adolescents, Violence Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Co-PI for the NIJ sponsored research proposed for presentation in this abstract. Over my career I have been the PD and/or Co-PI on multiple federally funded grants focusing on the nexus of interpersonal violence, poverty and behavioral health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.