We will cover the summit in more detail as March approaches, but I thought #teen DVmonth was an important time to highlight this exciting event as part of the dialogue around preventing teen dating violence.There are many activities planned throughout this month to commemorate #teen DVmonth, including web-based events from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, loveisrespect, and Break the Cycle.A list of helpful resources for parents, students, and staff has been provided in the web sites below.Break the Cycle Futures Without Violence Intimate Partner Violence(Center for Disease Control and Prevention) Love is Not Abuse Love is Respect National Domestic Violence Hotline National Sexual Violence Resource Center Prevent Connect Texas Council on Family Violence Violence Against Women(United States Department of Justice) Violence Against Women Online Resources What is Dating Violence?CDC released an updated version of its Veto Violence training, DATING MATTERS®: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention.DATING MATTERS ® is a free online course available to educators, school personnel, youth mentors, and other professionals that highlights what teen dating violence is and how to prevent it.Abuse may include insults, coercion, social sabotage, sexual harassment, stalking, threats and/or acts of physical or sexual abuse.
Second Step (Grades K-5)Committee for Children 2815 Second Avenue, Suite 400Seattle, Washington 98121(800) [email protected] Dates (Grades 8-9)Hazelden Publishing15251 Pleasant Valley Road P. Box 11Center City, MN 55012-0176(800) [email protected] Respect (Grades 6-12)Safe Place P. Box 19454Austin, Texas 78760(512) [email protected] Violence Curriculum (Grades 9-12)Break the Cycle Hazelden Publishing15251 Pleasant Valley Road P. Box 11Center City, MN 55012-0176(800) [email protected] are many reliable web sites with teen dating violence prevention information and resources.
The teen dating violence prevention curricula are designed for educators to use with seventh through twelfth grade students in a classroom setting.
Included below are resource curricula for three age groupings, supplementary materials and teacher training modules to support implementation of the curricula.
This may also include abuse, harassment, and stalking via electronic devices such as cell phones and computers, and harassment through a third party, and may be physical, mental, or both.school sponsored activity, or during school-sponsored transportation, and providing procedures for responding to such incidents of dating violence or abuse, including accommodations for students experiencing dating violence or abuse.
The Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) serves as the professional association for Florida’s 42 domestic violence centers.