Dating Violence: Tips for Parents
This brochure reviews the problem of intimate partner violence among teenagers. The most important concept covered is how parents ought to interact with their teenagers when abuse is suspected. Parents need to communicate several messages.
How to Use This Tool
Parents should be guided to use this experience to be empathetic
with their children and supportive of them in helping find and
maintain nonabusive, healthy relationships.
When giving this brochure to a parent, it may be useful to give the companion brochure, "Expect Respect: Healthy Relationships," to the patient.