To end abuse in teen relationships, abusers much be held responsible for their behavior and possess a willingness to change.3) TRUE Young women between the ages of 16-24 are the most vulnerable to intimate partner violence.
6) FALSE If the police believe an assault has occurred based on the individuals' statements, possible witnesses, demeanor of one or both parties or any property destruction, they can make a warrantless arrest of the abuser.
The victim will not press charges against the abuser.
Cycle of Domestic Violence Violence in the Suburbs Warning Signs Effects on Children Animal Abuse and DV Safety Planning What Prevents Victimsfrom Leaving Stopping Abuse About Batterers Elder Abuse Teen Dating Violence Bullying Legal Information Dating violence can occur between two people who are currently in a casual dating relationship or in a long-term serious relationship or who were formerly involved in a dating relationship.
In dating violence, one partner tries to maintain power and control over the other partner through abuse.
An estimated 25 percent to 35 percent of adolescent abusers reported that their violence served to intimidate, frighten or force the other person to give me something.
2) FALSE It is the person who is using the abusive behavior who is responsible for the abuse and for instilling fear in the teem victim.Forms of abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional and psychological.5) FALSE Alcohol or other drugs are usually an excuse used to justify the abuser's use of violence.The prosecutor, not the victim, has sole responsibility for deciding whether or not to press charges against the abuser.7) FALSE Abusers make decisions about when they will abuse, how frequently they'll abuse, what the severity will be be, and where the abuse will take place.Dating violence is not about getting angry or having a disagreement. Many people in abusive relationships are no longer capable of seeing their own abilities or gifts.