Technical Assistance for Preventing Teen Dating Violence

Dates: 2011-2012

State: Massachusetts

Client(s): MA Department of Public Health Emergencies

Services: Training & Technical Assistance, Applied Research & Evaluation

Technical Expertise: Adolescent Health, State and Local Public Health


The MA Department of Public Health contracted with JSI to provide technical assistance to the Teen Dating Violence Prevention Team (TDVPT), a group of violence and injury professionals convened to disseminate resources and best practices around teen dating violence prevention in Boston. JSI's responsibilities included assisting with the analysis of surveillance data and tracking the incidence of TDV in the city, and providing guidance on developing environmental and policy scans of TDV prevention initiatives in Boston and beyond.