Lisa Scheiman, CNM, MS, is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a nurse-midwife in full-scope clinical practice and director of the sexual assault nurse examiner program at the University of Michigan.
Adolescents' Experiences of Dating and Intimate Partner Violence: “Once Is Not Enough”
Article first published online: 24 DEC 2010
2003 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health
Volume 48, Issue 3, pages 226–228, May-June 2003
How to Cite
Scheiman, L. and Zeoli, A. M. (2003), Adolescents' Experiences of Dating and Intimate Partner Violence: “Once Is Not Enough”. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health, 48: 226–228. doi: 10.1016/S1526-9523(03)00072-2
- Issue published online: 24 DEC 2010
- Article first published online: 24 DEC 2010
- intimate partner violence;
- adolescent health
Pregnant and parenting adolescents represent a significant proportion of the individuals directly affected by intimate partner violence. Although screening tools are useful, it is important to ask very specific questions to open lines of communication with adolescents. This article presents a clinical case that highlights the challenges of screening adolescents for intimate partner violence and offers suggestions for health care providers. Specific examples of screening questions are offered.