In particular, Broward County engaged parents, youth, and community leaders in the Youth Anti-Violence Coalition.These diverse partnerships and experience in multiple areas of youth health and safety make Broward County poised to lead dating violence prevention in their communities through Dating Matters in Broward County contact: Stacey Lazos, M. Dating Matters Program Manager Florida Department of Health in Broward County780 SW 24th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315work: 954.467.4700 ext.This three-part video series and print curriculum uses pop-culture imagery, documentary interviews and entertaining acted-out dramas to inform youth about the elements of healthy relationships, violence and abuse in relationships, and other important factors affecting dating couples.
The Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) in partnership with its membership organizations and the Florida Department of Education developed resource curricula, including supplementary materials and teacher training, addressing teen dating violence for grades 7 through 12 to satisfy the requirements of Florida Statutes 1006.1.42.
Florida Statute 1006.148 mandates the following: Florida Statute 1003.42 requires that a teen dating violence and abuse component must be added to the comprehensive health education curriculum for students in grades 7 through 12.
According to a 2010 study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2,546,000 Florida women will experience rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetime.
These numbers and the potential lifelong impacts of such behaviors are startling.
The following is a list of curriculum materials that have been used with success by health teachers. In our school district in Rhode Island, we teach the first three sessions in eighth grade and the remainder of the sessions in grade nine. Safe This program consists of 3 parts: SUPPPORT GROUP MANUAL (24 week curriculum for youth victims who have experienced domestic violence, sexual abuse, or abusive dating relationships).
Safe Dates, An Adolescent Dating Abuse Prevention Curriculum Hazelden Publishing 1-800-257-7800 This curriculum is research based and considered a Model Program by the National Registry of Effective Programs and it is on the list of Exemplary & Promising Programs of Samhsa, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Administration. This is an excellent curriculum for a support group which should be run by a school mental health professional or community agency mental health professional (social workers, psychologists, guidance).
The city has demonstrated a strong commitment to violence prevention, including teen dating violence, via an integrated public health and public safety partnership that includes strong collaborations between the Chicago Public Health Department and Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago will work with approximately 12 middle schools for Dating Matters The Broward County Health Department and Broward County Public Schools have an extensive history partnering on school-based and community-wide adolescent health and violence prevention programs, ranging from bullying prevention to sexually transmitted disease prevention.
School based curriculum and other educational resources Claiborne Inc.
and the Centers for Disease Control Educational resources Hazelden Safe Dates Prevention Program for Dating Abuse and Violence The United States Department of Health and Human Services Teen Violence Prevention Programs for Disease Control and Prevention Violence Prevention The United States Department of Justice Dating Violence Without Violence (Formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund) The Facts on Domestic, Dating, and Sexual Violence.
The innovative Healthy Choices, Healthy Relationships program simplifies the task with effective instructional materials that easily integrate into existing content.