A guide to addressing dating violence in texas schools

(Read more…) In 2003, 15 year-old Otralla (Trella) Mosley was murdered in her high school hallway by her ex-boyfriend.

In 2011, 18 year-old Ashley Astley was stabbed and strangled to death by her ex-boyfriend at his home.

https://doi.org/10.1108/PIJPSM-01-2015-0002 The Behavioral Threat Assessment Model was created to address concerns about school violence.

Spencer and Bryant found rates of dating violence among rural adolescents nearly twice that of suburban or urban teens.While these efforts can be effective, a growing body of research suggests that preventive actions—such as using interventions to target youth with elevated risk factors—can further enhance safety. (Read more…) Disciplinary responses to violence have varying degrees of effectiveness and consequences depending on the characteristics of the incident. For example, the above descriptions of gang activity appear to have conflicting conclusions.(Read more…) In Irving, Texas, a teenager was charged with human trafficking and prostitution after police discovered that he had drugged a fellow classmate, and held her for three days while he sold her to several men for money and drugs in exchange for sex.In another case, a teenage student in League City, Texas, was charged...

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