Teen dating violence powerpoint
The statistics of domestic violence involving teen are staggering. In one study by the Center for Disease Control, the rate of teen dating violence rate among high school students in Alaska’s Native communities is 13.3%, nearly 4% higher than the national average of 9.8%. Further studies suggest that American Indians are 2.5 times more likely to experience sexual assault crimes compared to all other races, and one in three Indian women report having been raped during her lifetime. In the child protection system, America Indian children are more likely than other children to be identified as victims of abuse. Indian children experience child abuse and neglect at a rate of 12. children. This means that Indian families are nearly twice as likely to have allegations of abuse be investigated; twice as likely to have allegations of abuse substantiated; and four times likely to have their children be placed in out of home care. Identification of domestic abuse by teens can be more challenging because of minimization.
Many Indian children (and young adults) believe that “abuse” only means that they were hit.
The abuse, in her mind, “wasn’t that bad,” and her boyfriend was sorry.
This minimization is heavily influenced by exposure to domestic violence.
It becomes acceptable behavior difficult to escape.
As I saw, the cycle of domestic violence continues... is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. For Native American teens, the rate is even higher.
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She had come to court requesting her protection order be dismissed.
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As an Assistant Hennepin County attorney, I handled hundreds of child protection matters falling under the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”), a statute which protects Native youth from being removed from their families and reservations.
Like many child welfare attorneys in my community, I worked with hundreds of teenagers and young adults.