The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women (MCBW) have gathered partners as the State Alliance on Healthy Youth Relationships (SAHYR) (DOC: 24KB/1page).
Divide the class into teams that will each create one page apiece for one or more of the topics discussed.
Begin the class with a discussion of the important points covered in the reading.
Instruct students to take notes on key concepts while they are reading the material, with an eye towards new information and information they feel is important for their peers to know about dating violence.
It provides definitions and general information and lists laws and legislation, national programs, and national organizations.
The site has resources for: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Teen Dating Violence: This site includes fact sheets and research articles on teen dating violence, why it happens and its effects, curricula, hotlines, and resource centers.
Violence committed by a person who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim is dating violence.
"Dating Violence Detectives" Estimated Time of Completion: Four or five 50-minute periods I. (Note: limiting each team to one Web page will make it easier to link them together into a cohesive site.) One group will also be responsible for creating the homepage and navigation bar.
Teen dating violence is a major public health issue that occurs across diverse groups and cultures.
It is a pattern of abuse or threat of abuse among adolescent partners.