Classroom activities about dating violence
You can make your school safer by implementing a policy against abuse, training staff and educating students.
Here are some ideas: To build a safe school environment, all staff should feel confident in responding to dating violence appropriately.
Do any of you know of someone who is in an abusive dating relationship?
Without giving any names, what type of conditions exist?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Choose Respect Playbook” has four different zones designed to help teens, caregivers, community organizations and policy makers combat dating violence.
The Teen Zone includes several hands-on, age-appropriate activities in which teens can learn more and help to stop dating violence.
What would they say to others to help stop the violence?Unless the abuser gets professional help, the abuse will only escalate, even into marriage.End with songs from Utah Office on Domestic & Sexual Violence.According to the National Center for Victims of Crime, dating violence is controlling, abusive and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It can include verbal, emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or a combination of them.You may want to share with students the following examples of dating violence: Controlling behavior includes: Anyone can be a victim of dating violence.