Dating violence case study

National Institute of Justice Annual Conference Presentation. Shifting boundaries: A summary of findings from a National Institute of Justice Prevention Program in New York City middle schools October 2008 - December 2010. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 21, 53-64. Adolescent dating violence: A multi-systemic approach of enhancing awareness in educators, parents, and society. This case series chronicles the experiences of four women who were commercially sexually exploited in the U. as minors, identifies common themes cross their narratives, and organizes these themes into a proposed framework for understanding a possible pathway from safety to unsafe dating to sex trafficking victimization.Methods: We conducted in-depth qualitative interviews with four adult women who had firsthand experience as victims of domestic minor sex trafficking.Discussion: Findings support the conclusions that one pathway into commercial sexual exploitation for minors is via dating partners, and that some minors are motivated to engage in sex work out of devotion to their dating partners rather than fear of violent retribution.

Early phase dating factors include being impressed by the high social status of a new love interest and romantic gestures. Date violence and date rape among adolescents: Associations with disordered eating behaviors and psychological health. American Journal of Public Health, 91(10), 1679-1685. Rothman, Sc D is an Associate Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health with a secondary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine.She is a former domestic violence shelter advocate and batterer intervention counselor, and now conducts research on the etiology and prevention of interpersonal violence. Bazzi, Ph D, MPH is an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health.

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