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Dating Violence in Teens

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Is your teen in an abusive dating relationship?
Air Date: 3/2/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Corinn Cross, MD
cori crossDr. Corinn Cross was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended Barnard College where she graduated cum laude and majored in philosophy. She went on to attend the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, NJ, where she was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Cross did her internship and residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Cross has continued to work at CHLA as a general pediatrics attending.

Dr. Cross is actively involved in her local AAP, Chapter 2, where she is an obesity champion. She is co-founder of the Fit to Play and Learn Obesity Prevention curriculum. Through a collaboration between AAP Chapter 2 and the L.A. Unified School District this curriculum is being used to educate at-risk students and their parents on the risks of obesity and to help them to lead healthier lives. Dr. Cross is an AAP Spokesperson and speaks to children throughout the L.A. school district about obesity, healthy lifestyles and the benefits of walking to school.

Dr. Cross is a member of the Executive Board for the AAP's Council on Communications and Media. She is the Editor of the Council on Communications and Media's blog.
Dating Violence in Teens
You try to raise your children to make smart choices and lead happy lives. When your teen starts dating, it's natural to worry that the values you imparted won't be followed.

Most importantly, you want your teen to be safe.

Sometimes, the dates just rub you wrong. Other times, you just wish you had longer to impart more wisdom. But, sometimes your teen winds up in over her head.

Is your teen in an abusive relationship?

Listen in as Corinn Cross, MD, shares warning signs your teen may be in an abusive relationship and what you can do to help.
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