is a school-based program for preventing teen dating violence and promoting safe and healthy relationships in middle and high school.
It is designed for use by domestic violence or rape crisis centers that work with youth in schools.
Safe Dates is the only evidence-based curriculum that prevents dating abuse, a factor often linked to alcohol and other drug use.
Adolescents exposed to Safe Dates (as opposed to those who did not receive the curriculum) reported from 56% to 92% less dating violence victimization and perpetration 4 years later. If you want this curricula in your school, contact DPI at 754-321-1655.
Within each strand there are specialized lessons related to each area of prevention for both primary and secondary grades.Using literature and poetry, the high school program provides teachers with tools to teach about this sensitive subject and is intended to be taught in either health or English and language arts classes.The newly revised edition contains updated details on digital abuse, fresh stories and additional resources.Get Real about Violence is a K-12, research-based prevention program that addresses a wide range of violent behavior in students-from bullying and verbal aggression at early grades through fighting and social exclusion at middle grades to relationship abuse and assaults that can occur in later grades.Learn more about GRAV’s multimedia curriculum consisting of three separate modules.