If you feel unsafe using the Internet, the best thing is to use a computer at your local library or at a friend’s house.When using the computer at home, learn how to remove recently visited websites from your PC by clicking below to get information about Internet Safety.Teens experiencing dating violence usually tell no one. One study found that only 6% of girls and 11% of boys told anyone about the abuse that they experienced (O'Keefe and Treister, 1998).Middle school, high school, and college age women experience a higher rate of rape than any other group.One in five students have experienced domestic violence with a current partner -- a statistic that directly mirrors the U. Department of Justice’s findings on student victims of sexual assault (though some have contested those findings).More than 30 percent of students say they have experienced domestic violence with a previous partner.As with cases of sexual assault, most incidents of domestic violence go unreported, meaning the number is likely much higher.
They are contributing factors and might not be direct causes.
Our program services take a leadership role in Madison and Chenango Counties, New York by providing services for survivors, education, and prevention on domestic violence, child abuse, dating violence and other forms of abuse.
Here are some of the free services and programs offered: Before you proceed, remember that communication over the internet is not confidential and can be traced.
Not everyone who is identified as “at risk” becomes a perpetrator of violence.
A combination of individual, relational, community, and societal factors contribute to the risk of becoming a perpetrator of SV.