This document was developed "to provide information and assistance to staff in higher education and/or domestic violence programs who are interested in developing a comprehensive response to dating abuse as it affects students on college campuses".
Its first section provides an overview of Dating Violence including a definition, the social context, the dynamics of dating abuse and the consequences of institutional indifference. The second section focuses on how to organize against abuse on a campus including the creation of coordinating committees, development and implementation of services and interventions, and the necessary education and professional training. The third section highlights The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign's Dating Abuse Project.
Appendices included: the Power and Control Wheel, References, Resource listings, a sampling of campus programs addressing dating abuse, and sample protocols. Print copies of Attachments are available from the NRC (Phone 800-537-2238 TTY 800553-2508) and include: "10 Things Men Can Do...", the "Dating Abuse Project Brochure", and sample advertisements and posters on dating abuse.