This workshop will explore the dynamics of teen dating relationships in our culture- in the context of intimate partner and sexual violence concerns. The trainer will take participants through the latest research, most current statistics, and creative initiatives to prevent and intervene at the community, school, and interpersonal levels. Participants will also be briefed on the latest state and national legislation and community initiatives to address concerns over teen dating violence. Participants will be provided with information about creating safe spaces for teens of all backgrounds and will receive a list of the latest resources for data and activities around the issue.
1. Participants will learn three strategies for working with teens to prevention violence.
2. Participants will have three resources for programming directed at teens, and three resources based on the latest research on teen development.
3. Participants will learn three facts about state and national legislation related to teen dating violence.