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Adolescent Dating Violence - PT269

Adolescent Dating Violence

by Shannon R. Myatt, MSN, RN, CNP
(4.3 / 156 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50


Dating as a concept has an outdated meaning for today’s young people. Few report dating as it was experienced in previous years; rather, many teens report, “hooking up, going out, talking or fooling around.” Dating violence, however, does occur within the social interactions of adolescents and young adults, despite what it is called with about 10% of all adolescents reporting some form of physical violence in their dating relationship. Boys and girls are just as likely to hit a dating partner as they are to be hit by a dating partner. This educational activity will provide an update on the topic and provide tools for identification and prevention of adolescent dating violence.


The goal of this adolescent dating violence continuing education module is to update the ability of nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and social workers to recognize and treat adolescent victims of dating violence. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify signs and symptoms that may indicate an adolescent has experienced dating violence
  • Discuss risk factors for becoming a victim or perpetrator of violence within a dating relationship
  • Relate areas of focus for health care and prevention of dating violence

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, paramedics and EMTs, occupational therapists, physical therapists and social workers.
Physical therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
OnCourse Learning is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of continuing education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 10/21/09 to 10/20/18.
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider GED012010TPTA2012004 for 01/01/2010 to 01/31/2013; 1601004 for 02/01/2013 to 01/31/2016; and 1902004TX for 02/01/2016 to 01/31/2019 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
OnCourse Learning is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000275) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from July 2013 through September 30, 2018.
This course has been approved as meeting the CE requirements for PTs and PTAs by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 14S0734 for 04/02/14 to 04/02/15; 15S0610 for 04/03/15 to 04/03/16; 16S1701 for 04/04/16 to 04/04/17); the Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CE140023062 for 01/01/14 to 12/31/14; CE150023659 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/15; CE16-27193 for 01/01/16 to 12/31/16); the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association for Class 1 CE Requirement (approval no. 5545 for 04/10/14 to 04/09/15; 6045 for 04/10/15 to 04/09/16; 2016-212 for 04/10/16 to 04/09/17); the Pennsylvania Board of Physical Therapy (approval no. PTCE005785 for 05/17/14 to 12/31/14; PTCE006782 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/16; PTCE010038 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/18); and the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 610-2014 for 05/27/14 to 01/31/16; 2016-1388 for 02/01/16 to 01/31/18). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 12/17/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/11/2015
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/11/2018


Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


For Florida professionals:

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Kelli T - Irvine, CA  ·  Feb 07, 2017
Interesting new information
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Anita s - sellersville, PA  ·  Jan 28, 2017
The suggested talking points were very helpful
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Rebecca D - Peoria, IL  ·  Dec 31, 2016
I found this course very informative
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Bonnie S - Lancaster, PA  ·  Dec 30, 2016
Always a good reminder for patients, family and friends.
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Ashley J - Slippery Rock, PA  ·  Dec 25, 2016
It is concise and to the point
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Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50