Follow a school administrator throughout his day as he highlights what teen dating violence is and how to prevent it through graphic novel scenarios, interactive exercises, and information gathered from leading experts.
Love is Not Abuse: A Teen Dating Abuse Prevention Curriculum This comprehensive, free curricula from Loveisrespect can be used with high school students.
Teaching Young People about Consent (PDF) In this article from ACT for Youth, Elizabeth Schroeder discusses the need to talk about consent with youth "early and often," and offers tips for educating children and youth on the topic.
What Consent Looks Like In this short Q&A, RAINN outlines how consent plays out in real life. Love Is discusses the meaning of consent, what it looks like, what consent does NOT look like, and red flags.
The following resources can help promote knowledge about teen dating violence, facilitate effective intervention and prevention, and give guidance on seeking or providing help.
Dating Violence Prevention Here, provides a wealth of information on teen dating violence, including characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships, prevalence, electronic aggression, gender considerations, prevention programs, and much more. Dating Abuse Statistics This fact sheet from Loveisrespect details statistics about young adult dating violence, including prevalence of dating violence among youth as well as college students, lasting effects, and lack of awareness among peers and parents.
Topics covered include organizational readiness, material selection, preparation for implementation, and evaluation.This page from ACT for Youth connects to program activities and curricula focused on relationships, as well as resources for youth.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.Risk Factors This web page from examines factors that may increase teens' risk of experiencing or perpetrating teen dating violence.A Parent's Guide to Teen Dating Violence (PDF) This handbook from Break the Cycle includes an overview of teen dating violence and guidance for parents on how to approach the topic with teens.