The attitudes towards dating violence scales development and initial validation
Dating Violence Research Team I was coordinator of the Dating Violence Research Team.A large number of academic, community, government, and student researchers were affiliated with the team over the years.The goal of the PST was to evaluate existing dating violence prevention programs in New Brunswick, and then use this information to develop a provincial strategy for dating violence prevention in New Brunswick. La violence dans les fréquentations chez les adolescentes et les adolescents du Nouveau-Brunswick. Sandra Byers & The Dating Violence Research Team (2004). The major providers of dating violence programs in New Brunswick are also involved in this process through their membership in a Consultative Committee, which provides input into the evaluation process. Passing the torch: students teaching students about dating violence. These resutls were published in the We also found that 21% of the boys and 23% of the girls reported having experienced all three forms of dating violence. More girls than boys were upset by their worst nonsexual and sexual dating violence experience.
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The Attitudes Towards Dating Violence Scales: Development and initial validation.
The co-occurrence of adolescent boys' and girls' use of psychologically, physically, and sexually abusive behaviors in their dating relationships.
These scales measure attitudes toward use of psychological, physical, and sexual dating violence, respectively, by boys and by girls.
Eight hundred twenty-three students from grades 7, 9, and 11 participated in the validation study. As predicted, students were more accepting of girls' use of violence than of boys' use of violence, and boys were more accepting of violence than were girls.