Youth Dating Violence: A Literature Review
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Dating in adolescence and young adulthood is considered healthy and an important aspect of youth development. Unfortunately, romantic youth relationships can sometimes include abuse. Understanding youth dating violence is necessary for targeted health promotion and prevention to mitigate youth dating violence and associated harms. The purpose of this report is to examine the concept of youth dating violence more fully, including varying definitions, prevalence, signs of youth dating violence, and risk factors for victimization, as well as strategies for prevention and intervention.
Healthy Steps for Teen Parents, 2nd Edition, Volume 1: Pregnancy
Hosted by an empathetic and positive young woman, viewers get the straight story as they follow six teens who share their personal pregnancy experiences. Watch how teens cope with their changing life and take the necessary steps to ensure a healthy pregnancy, birth, and baby.
- Prenatal Care & Nutrition – telling someone you’re pregnant, prenatal visits, nutrition, weight gain, warning signs
- Protecting Your Baby – avoiding harmful substances
- Physical & Emotional Changes – exercise, dental health, sleep, premature labour signs, emotional changes, relationship abuse
- Getting Support – friends and family, staying in school, alternative education options
Messages for Parents: Thirteen to Sixteen Years
Information Card, Revised 2019
This information card has been developed to support parents in their role as the primary sexual health educators of their children.
It is important that parents engage their children in sexual health discussion at an early age, beginning with teaching the proper terminology of body parts. Early introduction of the topic increases the confidence and comfort of both the parents and children to talk about sexual health at later years.SKU: 7-208
Youth-Friendly Sexual Health Information
Information Card, 2023
This information card provides Saskatchewan-specific contacts for youth to access free, anonymous, and confidential sexual and reproductive health services via telephone and/or the Internet. These wallet-size cards are available to be ordered individually.SKU: 7-015