In addition to any other factors the court deems relevant, the trier of fact may consider the following when making a determination of whether a relationship exists or existed: Nature of the relationship, length of time the relationship existed, frequency of interaction between the parties and time since termination of the relationship, if applicable.(2) “Family or household member” means persons 18 years of age or older who are spouses, former spouses, parents or stepparents and children or stepchildren, and person who are presently residing together or have resided together in the past, and persons who have a child in common regardless of whether they have been married or have lived together at any time. § 21-5427 provides the following: Stalking is:(1) Recklessly engaging in a course of conduct targeted at a specific person which would cause a reasonable person in the circumstances of the targeted person to fear for such person’s safety, or the safety of a member of such person’s immediate family and the targeted person is actually placed in such fear;(2) Engaging in a course of conduct targeted at a specific person with knowledge that the course of conduct will place the targeted person in fear for such person’s safety or the safety of a member of such person’s immediate family; or(3) After being served with, or otherwise provided notice of any protected order…that prohibits contact with a targeted person, recklessly engaging in at least one act listed in subsection (f)(1) that violates the provisions of the order and would cause a reasonable person to fear for such person’s safety, or the safety of a member of such person’s immediate family and the targeted person is actually placed in such fear…(f) As used in [the definition of stalking]:(1) “Course of conduct” means two or more acts over a period of time, however short, which evidence a continuity of purpose.
Family and household member also includes a man and woman if the woman is pregnant and the man is the alleged father, regardless of whether they have been married or have lived together at any time. A course of conduct shall not include constitutionally protected activity nor conduct that was necessary to accomplish a legitimate purpose independent of making contact with the targeted person.
Unintentional and violence-related injuries and deaths can be caused by a number of events, such as motor vehicle crashes, homicide, suicide, domestic and school violence, and child abuse and neglect.
This Healthy People 2020 webinar on injury and violence prevention will focus on activities and interventions related to teen dating violence.
Percentage of adolescents (students in grades 9-12) who responded "Yes" on the [ Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)] to the question: "Among students who dated or went out with someone during the past 12 months, the percentage who had been physically hurt on purpose by someone they were dating or going out with one or more times during the past 12 months."Weighted number of adolescents (grades 9-12) on the YRBS with responses of "1" to "6 or more times" to the question: "During the past 12 months, how many times did someone you were dating or going out with physically hurt you on purpose?
(Count such things as being hit, slammed into something, or injured with an object or weapon.)"Alaska has conducted a statewide Youth Risk Behavior Survey in 1995 and biennially from 2003.
These crimes, no matter the motivation behind them, are a violation of this policy. For purpose of this definition:(1) “Dating relationship” means a social relationship of a romantic nature.
REACH evaluators are working in conjunction with PACT project leaders to advocate for inclusion of questions related to teen dating violence on school-based surveys administered in the Jefferson County district.
Unfortunately, teen dating violence—the type of intimate partner violence that occurs between two young people who are, or who were once in, an intimate relationship—is a serious problem in the United States.
" Changes in wording from "boyfriend or girlfriend" to "someone you were dating or going out with"; the description of harm from "ever hit, slapped, or physically hurt" to "hit, slammed into something, or injured with an object or weapon"; changes in response categories from yes or no to number of times; and limitation to those dating or going out rather all students affect the prevalence rates.
Responses to the two questions are not equivalent and are presented separately.