Bay Area Legal Aid's Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic helps fill out the forms to request a Domestic Violence Restraining Order.** No appointment necessary, please arrive on time and plan to spend 3 hours.* Please come to the workshop on time, if you arrive more than 30 minutes after the workshop has begun we may not be able to assist you.
One important component of a comprehensive approach to teen dating violence prevention is ensuring that the best available data, evidence, and practice are included in policy development, implementation, and evaluation.The Dating Matters Guide to Informing Policy provides a framework for evaluating Teen Dating Violence (TDV) and TDV-related policies and synthesizing the information to inform policy.Note that certain restrictions apply to the use of CDC funds for impermissible lobbying.For more information concerning such restrictions see the CDC Anti-Lobbying Guidelines.Every day, young people navigate relationships - crushes, breakups, sexuality, firsts, and hook ups - but they don’t always have the space to talk about them, learn about them, or share their experiences.
Because relationships exist on a spectrum, it can be hard to tell when a behavior crosses the line from healthy to unhealthy or even abusive.
Some people doubt whether or not they are even in a violent dating situation and become confused by their relationship.
Violence hotlines are an effective resource for getting help with your relationship and identifying possible violence or other abuse, according to the National Center for Victims of Crime.
You can also send questions to PCADV staff, and record your thoughts, impressions, reactions, successes, and failures within the app.
The app is designed to encourage parents to begin conversations with their children before they start dating and forming relationships outside the home and help parents navigate what can be delicate topics.
It includes articles written by professionals in the field of domestic violence and prevention and includes tips on how to approach conversations with your teen on certain topics.