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Teen Dating Violence - Chapter Summary
Work through this chapter at your own pace to explore the topic of teen dating violence in school. These teacher resources are designed to help educators understand the issue of teen dating violence, recognize the warning signs and properly respond. These resources can improve your effectiveness as a teacher and ensure the well-being and safety of your students.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: The included lessons help teachers and school staff become more aware of teen dating violence risk factors, statistics and signs.
- Ensures student safety: These resources show teachers how to observe and stop instances of teen dating violence in school settings.
- Helps educate students: The chapter's resources can be used to address dating violence issues for students.
Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:
- Interpret dating violence statistics
- Identify the risk factors for teen dating violence
- Recognize and respond to warning signs of teen dating violence at school
1. What is Dating Violence? - Facts & Statistics
Dating can be a very exciting part of your life, but when someone starts bullying, then it's not okay. In this lesson, we'll discuss what dating violence is, what it looks like, and the warning signs to watch for.
2. Risk Factors for Teen Dating Violence
Teen dating violence is something many teenagers endure. This lesson will discuss the risk factors that contribute to being potential victims and potential perpetrators.
3. Teen Dating Violence Warning Signs
Teen dating violence happens no matter the gender. This lesson discusses the different warning signs and cues that peers and caring adults can look out for to make sure their teens are safe.
4. Response to Teen Dating Violence Warning Signs at School
In this lesson we will discuss the procedures and protocols for school staff to follow when they are responding to warning signs that might indicate teen violence.
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Other chapters within the School Violence Prevention course
- Social & Emotional Development During Childhood
- Behavioral & Mental Health in Childhood & Adolescence
- Challenges in Childhood & Adolescence
- Child & Teen Abuse
- Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect
- Violence in Homes, Schools & Society
- Understanding & Managing Student Aggression
- Preventing Bullying in Schools
- School Violence Prevention Strategies
- Intervening & Responding to Crises at School