Youth dating violence
Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention From the CDC, Dating Matters® is a free, online course available to educators, school personnel, youth mentors, and others dedicated to improving teen health.Follow a school administrator throughout his day as he highlights what teen dating violence is and how to prevent it through graphic novel scenarios, interactive exercises, and information gathered from leading experts.What Consent Looks Like In this short Q&A, RAINN outlines how consent plays out in real life. Love Is discusses the meaning of consent, what it looks like, what consent does NOT look like, and red flags.Consent: It's Simple as Tea This video by Blue Seat Studios, Emmeline May, and Rachel Brian illustrates the need for consent through the clear and humorous metaphor of tea. This video from Campus Clarity is a useful tool to be used as part of a training or dialogue on consent.Teach Consent Produced by the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, this short video is especially appropriate for pre-teens and younger teens. Helping Youth Build Relationship Skills The development of healthy relationships is part of the path to adulthood.This page from ACT for Youth connects to program activities and curricula focused on relationships, as well as resources for youth.
Toolkit to Incorporate Adolescent Relationship Abuse Prevention into Existing Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Programming Designed for Family and Youth Services Bureau grantees, this toolkit will be relevant to a broader audience.Topics covered include organizational readiness, material selection, preparation for implementation, and evaluation.Working with Schools Schools are vital partners in dating abuse prevention and response, uniquely positioned to spread prevention messages and to sensitively intervene to support students who are experiencing dating abuse.Teen Dating Violence This web page from the CDC includes an overview of teen dating violence definitions, the consequences of and reasons for dating violence, and a list of additional resources.Child Trends: Dating Violence This fact sheet from Child Trends provides data on dating violence prevalence and trends. Teens and Sexual Assault Disclosure (PDF) The National Child Traumatic Stress Network outlines why adolescents often keep sexual assault experiences secret.
A Parent's Guide to Teen Dating Violence (PDF) This handbook from Break the Cycle includes an overview of teen dating violence and guidance for parents on how to approach the topic with teens.