The toolkit explores characteristics of both healthy and unhealthy dating relationships, provides strategies for assessing whether dating abuse is occurring and how to intervene when required, provides guidance on norms and policies schools may employ, and provides extensive resources to key support staff in addressing dating abuse.
If your partner chooses to leave the relationship, it’s important to respect their decision.
It’s also very important that you seek help so that these behaviors won’t become a lifelong pattern.
A comprehensive Trainer's Guide and engaging Power Point slides and handouts are provided for those leading the session.
This resource was developed under funding from the U. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Healthy Students (OSHS) by the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments.
They might be afraid of hurting the other person’s feelings or making them angry.
Welcome to Do Something.org, a global movement of 5.5 million young people making positive change, online and off! The Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month’s website provides free materials to help get your event started.Or, try talking to someone in your school’s newspaper office to see if they’d be willing to publish an article about teen dating violence.Researchers and service providers are working to better understand how many teens seek help, from whom they seek it, and what factors encourage or deter help-seeking after violence or abuse.An NIJ-funded study of teens from 10 middle schools and high schools throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania examined help-seeking rates among teens.This training toolkit addresses teenage dating abuse.