Combating Teen Dating Violence

NIJ and the Government Innovators Network will host an expert chat to highlight prevention and intervention research on teen dating violence. The webinar will take place February 23rd from 4-6pm ET;  you can register for the free session here.

Topics of discussion will include:

  1. School-based teen dating violence preventive interventions with at-risk youth.
  2. The results of health-clinic interventions in reducing teen dating violence, birth control sabotage and sexual coercion.
  3. Links between pregnancy and interpersonal violence; ways of improving the lives of pregnant and parenting teens.
  4. Exploring ways to prevent teen dating violence and improve the lives of those impacted by teen dating violence.

    Panelists include:

    • David A. Wolfe, PhD – RBC Chair in Children’s Mental Health; Director, CAMH Centre for Prevention Science; Professor of Psychology & Psychiatry, University of Toronto
    • Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD – Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, UC Davis School of Medicine
    • Pat Paluzzi – President/CEO, Healthy Teen Network
    • Carrie Mulford, PhD – Moderator, Social Science Analyst, National Institute of Justice

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