Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

Information for Domestic Violence Professionals and Volunteers in Fairfax County, Virginia

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Teen Dating Violence

Start Strong Building Healthy Teens Webinars:  http://www.futureswithoutviolence.org/section/_webinars

Research on Orders of Protection in Teen Dating Violence:  https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/242131.pdf

How do you know if your child is in an unhealthy relationship? 

Know Your IX – Empowering Students to Stop Sexual Violence.

Teen Dating Violence PSA’s  

Show Me Love DC – Great website that includes a list of Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships

Start Talking, a new dating abuse prevention campaign 

New Study Finds that Promoting Healthy Relationships has Positive Impact on Middle School Students  

Fairfax Partnership for Youth Teen Handbook

Trauma-informed Approaches – Federal Activities and Initiatives

In honor of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, VAWnet released a collection of resources on the topic.

Surviving in Numbers (website for younger survivors)

Toolkit to Incorporate Adolescent Relationship Abuse Prevention Into Existing Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Programming

Fairfax Partnership for Youth’s Feeling Better from the Inside Out: A Handbook for Teens

Research in Brief – Teen Dating Violence: How Peers Can Affect Risk and Protective Factor (NIJ)

Virginia Adolescent Healthy Relationship Facts (US Dept of Health and Human Services website)

The Healthy Sex Talk – Teaching Kids Consent, Ages 1 – 21 (The Good Men Project)

Teen Dating Violence – How Peers Can Affect Risk and Protective Factors (NIJ research brief)

Leveraging Social Media to Talk to Teens about Dating Violence (Futures Without Violence blog)

What is Sexual Coercion?

Language that Promotes Sexual Violence

How Do I Build Mutual Trust in a Relationship?