Hot Topics in Practice Webinar: Adolescent Intimate Partner Violence

Hot Topics in Practice Webinar: Adolescent Intimate Partner Violence

Hot Topics in Practice Webinar: Adolescent Intimate Partner Violence: Deadly Outcomes and the Need for Effective Prevention Strategies

By: Alexandra de Leon Date: March 3rd, 2021

Session Description:

The past few decades have brought an increased awareness of the need to address intimate partner violence in school curriculum and with younger students. The March session of Hot Topics in Practice will review why this is so important now and how our public policies support the work.

This one-hour webinar will explore the background and history of how intimate partner violence has been viewed in the United States, consider the epidemiological data related to this health issue, and discuss how state laws can be used for prevention and response.

Register today to learn about evidence-based strategies and policy approaches for preventing intimate partner violence.

*This topic may be sensitive for some viewers. Please note, a recorded version will be available afterward for viewing at your own pace.


Mar 30, 2021 12:00 PM (PST)

Learning Objectives

  • Review the history of how intimate partner violence came to be viewed as a public health issue in the United States.
  • Examine epidemiological data on intimate partner violence as it affects adolescents.
  • Consider strategies for addressing adolescent intimate partner violence through state laws.

Intended Audiences

  • Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; injury and violence prevention specialists; community-based organizations working with youth


Avanti Adhia, ScD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Pediatrics & Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, UW School of Medicine

Discussion Questions

  1. What information about intimate partner violence or other forms of violence did you receive when you were an adolescent? What would you have wanted to know?
  2. How has adolescent intimate partner violence come up in your work or practice?
  3. What attributes would be important to include in programs for preventing and responding to intimate partner violence in schools?
  4. How can state laws play a role in preventing and responding to adolescent intimate partner violence?

Resources for the Participants


This webinar is supported by the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center & Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, University of Washington School of Public Health.

Continuing Education Credits

Up to 1 CPH recertification credit may be earned by viewing this webinar. Visit the National Board of Public Health Examiners to learn more.

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