PJD services complement the SBYSP and focus specifically juvenile delinquency prevention strategies and self-regulation skills to prevent juvenile delinquent behaviors that can impede the student’s achievement of their education and life goals.
A 2017 CDC Report [PDF 4.32MB] found that approximately 7% of women and 4% of men who ever experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner first experienced some form of partner violence by that partner before 18 years of age. Communicating with your partner, managing uncomfortable emotions like anger and jealousy, and treating others with respect are a few ways to keep relationships healthy and nonviolent.
The 2013 national Youth Risk Behavior Survey found approximately 10% of high school students reported physical victimization and 10% reported sexual victimization from a dating partner in the 12 months* before they were surveyed. Teens receive messages about how to behave in relationships from peers, adults in their lives, and the media. Risks of having unhealthy relationships increase for teens who: Dating violence can be prevented when teens, families, organizations, and communities work together to implement effective prevention strategies.
Youth involved in the program will gain increased pregnancy prevention skills to support the achievement of their education and life goals.
APPI services complement the SBYSP program, where available, and focus specifically on pregnancy prevention skills and knowledge to support the student’s ability to achieve their education and life goals.
PJD is located in host schools to enhance the services and to collaborate with the DFCP-funded SBYSP.
All youth enrolled in the host school where they display behaviors that can or have caused them to become involved in the juvenile justice system are eligible to participate.In 1986, the citizens of the 42 Assembly District gave me an opportunity to start my service at the state level.Then, in 1997, Governor Thompson gave me another exciting opportunity to serve at a cabinet level position. In 2009, I became the state liaison for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Several different words are used to describe teen dating violence. Dating violence is widespread with serious long-term and short-term effects. Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have severe consequences and short- and long-term negative effects on a developing teen.Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family. Youth who experience dating violence are more likely to experience the following: Additionally, youth who are victims of dating violence in high school are at higher risk for victimization during college.Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name-calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.