Dating violence prevention posters
Successfully raising awareness about teen dating violence is best achieved by preparing a well-organized, engaging school event.
Educational programs focusing on teen dating should include content that is current and relevant to a teenage audience.
The most common prevention strategies currently focus on the victim, the perpetrator, or bystanders.
Strategies that try to equip a potential victim with knowledge, awareness, or self-defense skills are referred to as “risk reduction techniques.” Strategies focused on a potential perpetrator attempt to change risk and protective factors for sexual violence to reduce the likelihood that an individual will engage in sexually violent behavior.
The solutions, however, are just as complex as the problem.
Other teens think they are immune to TDV, and view it as a problem that would never impact their lives.
is an evidence-based program with strong, long-term outcomes.
It was the subject of substantial formative research in fourteen public schools in North Carolina using a rigorous experimental design.
Session 4: How to Help Friends: Students learn why it is difficult to leave abusive relationships and how to help a friend if she or he is in an abusive relationship.
Session 5: Helping Friends: Students practice effective skills for helping friends who are abused or confronting friends who are abusing.