Resource: Considering Family Context as an Important Element in the Prevention and Intervention of the Development of Teen Dating Violence

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

This article describes two NIJ-funded studies that highlight the importance of family context in the development of aggression and teen dating violence. Organizations that serve parents of high-risk youth can use this information to inform how they address mental health, marital conflict, and parenting skills. Learn more.