Consequences of teen dating violence
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.
SEL Toolkit: Relationship Skills This section of ACT for Youth's Social and Emotional Learning Toolkit links to strategies and resources that will help youth work professionals teach relationship skills.
Learn about Dating Violence Offered by Break the Cycle, this collection of web pages explains warning signs of dating violence and what legal protections, academic research, and other resources are available.
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.
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.
How Do You Know if Someone Wants to Have Sex with You?
Planned Parenthood produced this video to demonstrate what consent looks like, giving examples of ways to find out if your partner wants to do what you would like to do. The ACT Youth Network provides a quiz that may help.
This web page from Break the Cycle lists useful resources for working with and in schools.
Teen Dating Violence: For Educators The website for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (February) features several curricula as well as information on useful school-wide policies and practices.