This was also true when the previously dating subsample was analyzed.
The Youth Relationships Project is a prevention program focused on addressing the emotional, behavioral, and cognitive factors that allow youth to strengthen the expression of positive interactions with dating partners and reduce the probability of power-assertive and violent behavior.
Programs and evidence to support programs will continue to evolve.
To find the most up-to-date evidence-based programs related to teen dating violence, go to Crime and search “teen dating violence” or related terms.
During the preteen and teen years, young people are learning the skills they need to form positive, healthy relationships with others, and it is therefore an ideal time to promote healthy relationships and prevent patterns of teen dating violence that can last into adulthood.