Dating Matters: CDC Guide on Informing Policy

Published Date: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Issue: 
No.191
Category: 
Resources, Reports, Research

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released Dating Matters®: Interactive Guide on Informing Policy.  For a comprehensive approach to teen dating violence prevention, it is important to ensure that the best available data, practice, and evidence are integrated into policy development, implementation, and evaluation. This guide provides a framework for evaluating Teen Dating Violence (TDV) policies and utilizing data to form the policy. It instructs on how to evaluate the impact of TDV policies and how to utilize findings to inform and strengthen the public health strategies in your community.

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