The Voices of Youth in Out-of-Home Care Regarding Developing Healthy Dating Relationships

Kristin Duppong Hurley, Alexandra Trout, Nikki Wheaton, Laura Buddenberg, Brigid Howard, Megan Weigel

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Abstract

Minimal attention has been focused on difficulties for youth in residential care regarding building healthy dating relationships, despite the significant risks to this group of adolescents. This study provided a unique opportunity to conduct focus groups with youth in residential care on issues surrounding dating relationships. The majority of youth feedback centered on the themes of desiring support developing relationship boundaries, establishing trust in relationships, understanding the consequences of sexual activity, and having real world examples regarding dating relationships. The data were examined for differences between the genders and recommendations for next steps provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-36
Number of pages14
JournalChild and Youth Services
Volume34
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

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Keywords

  • adolescents
  • dating relationships
  • emotional behavioral disorders
  • out-of-home care
  • peer relationships

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  • Health(social science)
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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The Voices of Youth in Out-of-Home Care Regarding Developing Healthy Dating Relationships. / Duppong Hurley, Kristin; Trout, Alexandra; Wheaton, Nikki; Buddenberg, Laura; Howard, Brigid; Weigel, Megan.

In: Child and Youth Services, Vol. 34, No. 1, 01.01.2013, p. 23-36.

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Duppong Hurley, Kristin ; Trout, Alexandra ; Wheaton, Nikki ; Buddenberg, Laura ; Howard, Brigid ; Weigel, Megan. / The Voices of Youth in Out-of-Home Care Regarding Developing Healthy Dating Relationships. In: Child and Youth Services. 2013 ; Vol. 34, No. 1. pp. 23-36.
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