Examines policy developments within an 11-site Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships initiative supported implemented from 2008 through 2012 to reduce teen dating violence (TDV) by promoting healthy relationship skills among middle school students. Established merit of a three-streamed approach to policy advocacy, development and enactment that shows significant promise for parallel policy work in related initiatives.
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Addresses findings of the Adverse Childhood Experience’s (ACE) study (grantees are familiar with this study) and suggests that Americans are ready for new approaches to address early childhood trauma and stress. This TED talk calls for a movement to address such trauma.
“Branding and Content Marketing: Apply Commercial Marketing Strategies and Tactics to Your SS/HS Work” scheduled for Wednesday, August 31, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST.
Provides newly emerging information from two longitudinal studies about the progression of dating violence in the period between adolescence and early adulthood. Following the research presentations, there will be a presentation on the practitioner perspective on how the research findings can be used to prevent the continuation of dating violence victimization.
Presents a Florida-based website that is designed to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery. While it provides information on Florida-based treatment centers, it gives valuable information to youth, parents and adults about addiction and treatment options.
Discusses a study on how children react to aggressive behavior based on assumed intent. The study found children who assumed a hostile intent were more likely to react aggressively than those who assumed the offender meant no harm.
Shares information about SAMHSA's "Suicide Safe" free app that helps healthcare providers, in particular primary care providers, integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients. Key features include patient and provider educational material, treatment locator, sample cases, and conversation starters.
Shares information about SAMHSA's "KnowBullying" free app that can help parents talk their children about bullying. This app features strategies to prevent bullying for ages 3-6, 7-13, and teens; lists of warning signs to recognize if children are engaged in bullying, being bullied, or witnessing bullying; reminders to talk; and strategies for using social media to share success stories and offer advice.
Commemorates National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month by providing facts about teen dating violence and offering links to hotlines and other resources that can offer interested individuals more information on how to prevent teen dating violence in their communities.
Presents a number of different statistics related to different types of child trauma including the number of children affected and the number of youth requiring hospital treatment for physical assault-related injuries. The infographic also summarizes important facts about childhood trauma, such as signs of traumatic stress and short-term and long-term effects.