Resources

One Billion Rising

The Biggest Mass Global Action To End Violence Against Women & Girls In The History Of Humankind: One Billion Rising is the beginning of the new world ignited by a new energy. It is not the end of a struggle but the escalation of it. NOW is the time to enact change. This is NOT an annual holiday, we are not waiting until 14 February 2014. NOW is the time to harness the power of your activism to change the world!  Watch the videos from February 2013 and learn more: www.onebillionrising.org/livestream

Preventing Teen Dating Violence with Native American youth - Discovery Dating

Discovery Dating is a healthy relationship development tool created by Wise Women Gathering Place (WWGP) Director, Alice Skenandore. It provides a process for exploration of personal values, discernment of character traits of others, and practice of informed decision making.

Discovery Dating details steps which enable the student to predict repercussions of certain choices and the benefits of true partnership based upon discernment of facts and information.

Discovery Dating has been used with full or partial implementation in myriad settings, including elementary school classrooms, educational sessions for mothers receiving public benefits, youth clubs, high school enrichment offerings, and women’s support groups. Detailed instructions for implementing 14 weekly sessions in a classroom are available; however the lessons may be adjusted or combined to suit varying schedules. 

For more information contact Jen Schanen at Wise Women Gathering Place. 
Email: jschanen@wisewomengp.org
Phone: (920)490-0627.
 

Preventing Teen Dating Violence with Rural Youth - Youth Action Committee

The Youth Action Committee (YAC) is a school-based, youth-driven, teen dating violence prevention project funded through DELTA. The project is located in the rural Wisconsin community of Chippewa Falls and offered through Chippewa County‘s alternative high school as a two-semester class that allows juniors and seniors to earn service learning credit. 

For more information about YAC, contact Denise Kervin at Family Support Center. 

Email: denisekervin@fsccf.org
Phone: (715) 723-1138

Teen Dating Violence and Healthy Relationships Overview

This one and a half page document gives a brief overview of teen dating violence and healthy relationships and also includes references to February's Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month. 

Teen Dating Violence and Healthy Relationships Resource Guide

This eight page guide features free resources available through the internet that provide information on teen dating violence and healthy relationships.  The resource list includes websites speaking directly to teens as well as resources for adult allies.  Last updated: Feb 2nd 2012.

Topics include:

  • Teen dating violence
  • Healthy relationships & Social Change
  • Sexual violence
  • Digital abuse
  • Teens exposed to domestic violence.
Teen Dating Abuse Safety Plan

This two part safety plan is for teens in an abusive dating relationship to be prepared just in case and for teens ready to leave an abusive relationship to be safe during and after the breakup.  The document is designed for teens to fill in based on what is right for them.  The document includes:

  • Teen Dating Abuse Safety Plan if you are in a relationship
  • Teen Dating Abuse Safety Plan if you decide to break up
What Teens Affected by Dating and Sexual Violence Need

This one page flier offers a list of what youth affected by dating and sexual violence need.  Consider hanging this flier at your program, in schools and in your community.  There is a space to include your program's local contact information. 

How to Help a Friend in an Abusive Relationship

This one page flier includes suggestions of how to help a friend in an abusive relationship.  Consider distributing this handout at your program, in schools and in your community.  There is a space to include your program's local contact information.  

25 Ways to Prevent Teen Dating and Sexual Violence

This one page document lists 25 ways YOU can prevent teen dating and sexual violence.  These action steps are relevant for EVERYONE.  It's a great way to get discussion going and action happening during February and throughout the year.  Talk with others about more ways you can help stop the cycle of violence. 

Teens and Mandated Reporting: Tips for Advocates Building a Relationship

Ten tips and considerations for advocates building a relationship with teen clients while respecting reporting and teen confidentiality.

NNEDV Safety Net’s Technology & Confidentiality Resources Toolkit

This unique and innovative micro website was developed by NNEDV’s Safety Net Team to assist domestic violence, dating abuse, sexual violence, and stalking non-profit victim service organizations and partnerships including victims service agencies with specific and useful resources on confidentiality and privacy.  www.nnedv.org/tools

Tech-Savvy Teens

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Teen Dating Abuse Safety Plan

A teen safety plan with two sections: One for teens in abusive relationships, and another for teens who are considering breaking up with an abusive partner.