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A Parent's Guide to Teen Dating Violence: 10 Questions to Start the Conversation

This guide provides suggestions to parents and guardians on how they can initiate a conversation with their teens about dating, dating violence, and healthy relationships.
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Helping Families Deal With the Stress of Relocation After a Disaster

This handout provides information to help families deal with relocation stress after a disaster.
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School And District Policies To Increase Student Safety And Improve School Climate: Promoting Healthy Relationships And Preventing Teen Dating Violence

This policy toolkit was designed to support schools looking to foster a culture of healthy relationships and prevent teen dating violence. The toolkit offers best practices around the prevention of dating violence, as well as guidelines for early intervention and crisis response.
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Youth Declaration by Religious and Spiritual Leaders to Address Youth Relationship Violence

This youth declaration invites religious leaders and concerned individuals of all faiths to sign on to commit to helping teach healthy relationships to youth in religious communities and to address teen dating violence.
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Circle of 6

While this mobile application was originally designed for college students to prevent sexual violence, it’s helpful for teenagers, parents, friends, and communities seeking to foster healthy relationships and safety.
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Talking to Your Child About Pornography

"Overall, exposure to pornography creates unrealistic expectations of sexual activity for both men and women. As a parent, it’s important to have an open and honest discussion about pornography." This page offers some strategies for approaching the subject. 
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A Parent's Handbook: How to Talk to Your Children About Developing Healthy Relationships

Author(s): Richard Gallagher
Designed for parents of pre-teens, this booklet was developed as a tool to help parents lay the foundation for healthy decision-making patterns and relationships. Includes tips for "starting the dialogue," interactive quiz, and additional resources.
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Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault

This webpage provides information about substances being used by perpetrators to compromise an individual's ability to consent to sexual activity. Safety tips for safe drinking are included.
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After the Storm - Tips for Parents

The job of parenting can become even more stressful after a natural disaster. These one-pagers provide information on healthy coping strategies to help parents regain a sense of control. Available in English and Spanish.
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Young Children and Grief

This resource describes common aspects of the grieving and mourning process for young children, and common feelings that a young child may experience as part of that process.
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Peer Pressure

This page addresses the dynamics of peer pressure for young people and tips for handling it in healthy ways.
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Training Module: Health Care Practitioner Module and Resources

Author(s): The Florida State University Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy 
This resource includes an interactive, multimedia learning module and discussion guide introducing practitioners to the science of early childhood development, toxic stress, executive function, resilience, and mental health.