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Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Training Tools
General Material
Published Date
January, 2010

“Dating Matters is the first course of its kind; as a free, online resource, it offers educators and others working with youth a comprehensive overview of teen dating violence prevention that is grounded in evidence-based research and vetted by experts in the field.”

Course Objectives:

Identify and define examples of teen dating violence.
Identify how teen development affects teen dating violence and consequences of teen dating violence.
Identify risk factors, protective factors, warning signs, and challenges for seeking help for teen dating violence.
Compare and contrast healthy and unhealthy relationship characteristics and behaviors.
Identify ways educators can be a resource to students regarding teen dating violence.