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Interpersonal violence and abuse in young people’s relationships: Frontline Briefing (2020)

Published: 01/10/2020

Author: Barter C, Flood S


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This briefing outlines research findings and practice messages relating to two forms of domestic violence instigated by young people:

  • Interpersonal violence and abuse in adolescent relationships.
  • Adolescent to parent violence and abuse, including violence towards carers. It includes discussion of risk and protective factors, theoretical understandings, and evidence of help-seeking, safety planning and prevention, with onward links to a wide range of practice briefings and tools.

Professional Standards

PQS:KSS - Relationships and effective direct work | Abuse and neglect of children | Child and family assessment | Promote and govern excellent practice | Developing excellent practitioners

PCF - Knowledge | Intervention and skills