Dating violence (or relationship abuse) is a pattern of over-controlling behavior that one partner uses against another. Dating violence can take many forms, including physical, sexual, emotional, verbal and psychological. A person my experience dating violence even if they are not being physically abused. It can occur in both casual dating situations and serious, long-term relationships, heterosexual relationships and same sex ones. Dating violence crosses all racial, economic and social lines.
This 10 session program includes the following topics: Healthy Relationships, Body Image and Self Esteem, Teen Dating Violence 101 and 102, Date Rape, Communication Skills, Refusal Skills, Gender Roles and Relationships, Power and Control, and How to Help a Friend.
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