“This new Classroom Discussion Guide with Resource Information is designed to help teachers, counselors and other caring adults have a comfortable, informative discussion with girls and boys in the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades about abuse issues and prevention.” 7th, 8th, and 9th Grade basic curriculum kit available for 5. Making the peace: An approach to preventing relationship violence among youth.For more information, visit or contact Molly Schultz, Master Trainer/Prevention Education Specialist at 770-607-9111 or [email protected] National Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Harrisburg, PA.The group runs a hotline that teens and young adults can call, text or chat with online for advice about their lives.
Watch a 3 minute video that describes the Dating Matters Recently, efforts to prevent teen dating violence have grown, particularly in schools and among policymakers and sexual violence and domestic violence prevention groups.
The city has demonstrated a strong commitment to violence prevention, including teen dating violence, via an integrated public health and public safety partnership that includes strong collaborations between the Chicago Public Health Department and Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago will work with approximately 12 middle schools for Dating Matters The Broward County Health Department and Broward County Public Schools have an extensive history partnering on school-based and community-wide adolescent health and violence prevention programs, ranging from bullying prevention to sexually transmitted disease prevention.
Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.
However, these behaviors can become abusive and develop into more serious forms of violence.