NRCDV provides training, both in-person and web-based, to meet the needs of state domestic violence coalitions, their member domestic violence programs and other allied organizations seeking to end domestic violence.Training is provided on an array of topics including, but not limited, to advocating for victims in contact with an abusive partner or ex-partner, conflict resolution within domestic violence shelter programs, reducing rules in shelter, enhanced services to children and youth exposed to domestic violence, social media engagement, economic empowerment strategies, and effective program management, effective policy advocacy approaches, social and racial justice and more.
In addition, not all states allow minors to get a restraining order on their own without an adult's help. statelaw_name=Restraining Orders] pages for your state on this site to find out more. id=10434&state_code=PG&open_id=10489&lang=en#content-10507In many states, you can apply for a restraining order even if you are under 18 but you may need an adult (usually a parent or legal guardian) to file the order on your behalf.
Other states allow minors to file on their own without involving a parent or another adult.
To combat the problem, Wisconsin legislators introduced a bill in late June to address teen dating violence in Wisconsin middle and high schools.
Representatives Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, Melissa Sargent, D-Madison and John Spiros R-Marshfield announced the bipartisan bill which would require all Wisconsin schools to adopt policies and a curriculum that address teen dating violence.
Check our Restraining Orders pages for your state on this site to find out more.
A restraining order (also known as a protective order, order of protection, or many other names) is a court order requiring that your boyfriend or girlfriend, past or present, stop "abusing" you.
“Relationships in higher education will certainly be affected [by the bill] hopefully by the training and teaching folks how to have healthy relationships,” Cudaback said.
Dating violence (or relationship abuse) is a pattern of controlling behavior that someone uses against a girlfriend or boyfriend. Dating violence (or relationship abuse) is a pattern of controlling behavior that someone uses against a girlfriend or boyfriend. id=10434&state_code=PG&lang=en Dating violence (or relationship abuse) is a pattern of over-controlling behavior that someone uses against a girlfriend or boyfriend.
Britt Cudaback, a legislative aide for Sargent said the whole point of the bill is to teach students about healthy relationships at a young age because it will give them a chance to identify and prevent dating violence in the future.
By teaching student’s proper skills on how to identify and prevent dating violence at an early stage in life, Cudaback said, they will be learning about how to have healthy relationships for the rest of their lives.
You may experience dating violence even if you are not being physically abused.