Featured in this issue: Teen Dating Violence
Table of Contents
- From the Executive Director
- #ICanDoSomething Teen Video Challenge
- Bullying and Teen Dating Violence: Our Perspective
- Teen Bystanders “In Their Own Words”
- Q&A: Teens Talk About What Dating Violence Means to Them
- Legislative Update
- Suzanne Cecala, Director of Public Awareness & Prevention
- New York State’s Response to Human Trafficking
NYS Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline
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January is Stalking Awareness Month
February is Teen Dating Violence
Awareness and Prevention Month
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month!
In Our Next Issue:
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. In recognition of the professionals working with survivors, children, and offenders of domestic violence, we will dedicate our spring to vicarious trauma.
Did you know…
In 2014, 873 family offense petitions were filed in NYS by individuals between 17-21 years of age, and 48 were filed by individuals aged 16 and under, for a total of 921 family offense petitions filed by individuals aged 21 and under.
This information was taken from the 2014 NYS Domestic Violence Dashboard.
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