She joined CS in 2005 and has authored award-winning editorial on campus law enforcement and security funding, officer recruitment and retention, access control, IP video, network integration, event management, crime trends, the Clery Act, Title IX compliance, sexual assault, dating abuse, emergency communications, incident management software and more.
Robin has been featured on national and local media outlets and was formerly associate editor for the trade publication Security Sales & Integration.
Adolescents and adults are often unaware about how regularly dating abuse occurs.
A lot of domestic violence focus is on adult relationships, yet the most common age in which intimate partner violence first occurs is 18-24 years old for both women and men.
Abuse affects people of every gender, race, class, sexual orientation, and nationality.
It is a way of controlling another person, and even abuse that doesn't leave physical marks can have profound emotional consequences and put the person being abused in danger.
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The 11 facts you want are below, and the sources for the facts are at the very bottom of the page. Every student, parent and teacher needs to be aware of the prevalence of teen dating violence in the US.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that one in eleven adolescents is a victim of physical dating violence.Although many people assume that they will never have to face being in an abusive relationship, one in three teen relationships involves violence.Almost none of these teens tell their parents, and most teens in abusive relationships don't know where to seek help.Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.