Anna Marjavi [email protected] Leiana Kinnicutt [email protected] California Statewide Family to Family Convening. Preventing Teen Dating Violence January 18, 2007. www.endabuse.org. Family Violence Prevention Fund.
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For more than two decades, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) has worked to end violence against women and children around the world.
Health effects include:
---Center for Impact Research, 2000
----Silverman, et al, 2001
Low income adolescents who experienced physical or sexual abuse were:
3 times (or= 3.46) more likely to have a rapid repeat pregnancy within 12 months
4 times (or=4.29) more likely to have a rapid repeat pregnancy within 18 months
---Jacoby et al, 1999
---Graham-Berman & Levondosky, 1998;
Hurt et al, 2001; Lehman 2000;
McCloskey and Walker 2000;
Pfouts et al 1982; Spaccarrelli et all 1994;
Wilden et al 1991
Red Flags for girls who are victims:
Red Flags for boys who use violence:
Increase Resiliency by connecting teens with a supportive
community/activity that makes them feel good about themselves
www.lacasa.org toll-free, English/Spanish (statewide) teen outreach program, teen counseling (primarily serve Bay Area)