|DATING VIOLENCE and SEXUAL VIOLENCE
Abuse and Dating violence powerpoint = Mr. Corabi
Preventing Dating Violence before it starts
a powerpoint by Carla Odell (from "a Woman's place" non-profit)
click here for in class edited version
To keep relationships Safe handout = Mr. Corabi
Preventing and overcoming abuse MP3 = Glencoe Health
SONG = It Stops with us = TCAR
WEBSITES and Web Based activities
to promote Comprehension, Enrichment and Remediation
ME TOO MOVEMENT (sexual violence)
VIDEO = Teens confess-Victims of Dating Violence = Verizon Hopeline
VIDEO : break the silence = CDC
(dating violence prevention video and resources)
VIDEO = Study finds alarming reports of teenage Violence = CBS NEWS
VIDEO = Report: Dating Violence Numbers rise = CBS news Millersville PA
VIDEO: Reviving Ophelia as posted on Youtube by "Yaml" 2015
Spoken word = Relationshops/Dating Violence = posted on Youtube by
LOVE IS RESPECT: call to stop dating violence =
National Domestic Violence Hotline
It's your sex life Relationships= MTV
Teen coalition against rape = TCAR
information for girls and guys, quizzes and VIDEO
A THIN LINE Digital Use vs Digital ABuse = MTV
COMMENTARY = Rape Culture = MTV
ARTICLE: Does the Twi-light Saga actually promote
Dating violence in today's youth? = college voice
ARTICLE: Protecting teens from Dating Violence
PA Statutory rape laws = TCAR
Detailed Sexual Laws for PA = PA General Assembly
Men against Sexual Violence = MASV
|RELATIONSHIPS (in general)
Relationships: family and friends ppt = Mr. Corabi
Building the "perfect" partner = "A woman's place"
WORKSHEET FROM "building the perfect partner"
ARTICLE|: Love vs Infatuation vs Obsession = Womansavers.com
LOVE vs LUST graphic
Healthy family relationships MP3 = Glencoe Health
Strengthening family relationships MP3 = Glencoe Health
WEBSITES and Web Based activities to promote
Comprehension, Enrichment and Remediation
It's your sex life relationships = MTV
TEENS and Relationships = ASHA
Article: What are healthy vs abusive relationships = Teen Health
facts vs myths about Divorce - Discovery Health
Relationships come in many types: Family and Friends are the main
categories but then there are so many sub-categories:
Family = Primary Family = Parents, Siblings, Grandparents,
Secondary Family = Aunts/Uncles cousins
Today, “steps” and “halfs” like step parents, step brothers/sisters,
half brothers/sisters, are more prevalent than ever before
Friends can include classmates, friends, close friends, best friends,
Then there is the “other” category which includes mentors, coaches,
teachers, youth group leaders, pastors, etc.
In addition, the word “friend” can be used synonymously with
“contact” when talking about social networking (like facebook).
It ends up being confusing:
In terms of this section, we are using the terms relationships to only
include person to person LIVE interaction.
There are 7 things needed for a relationship to be successful.
For more details, you must attend the "7 things" classes or purchase
In terms of Love however, it is very important to make sure we
separate Love from Sex and Love from infatuation
Love vs Sex: Let’s face it, teens are looking for love. They may
call it respect, but they are looking for love. They want to feel
wanted, accepted, and parts of groups. They do things to fit in even
though they are trying to be different.
In terms of physical attraction and affection, once a teen creates a
relationship of boyfriend/girlfriend and become a couple, sex is a
natural part of the discussion….should we do it? When should we
do it? How long should we be together?
Bottom line is…SEX is not love. Sex is Sex..PERIOD.
Now, sex is a gift that allows 2 people that love each other to
express their emotions together, however, it is only 1 WAY in order
to express love. Some world views preach wait until marriage.
Young people that think they “should have sex” with their partner or
“that he/she loves me and I love them” so you do it, are mistaken.
IF THEY REALLY LOVE YOU, THEY’LL WAIT FOR YOU
REAL RELATIONSHIPS ARE BUILT FROM THE INSIDE
OUT, NOT THE OUTSIDE IN…Sex is secondary to what really
In addition Love vs infatuation is a confusing topic. Ask yourself
this when it comes to your boyfriend or girlfriend…Do you love
them or are you in love? Is it love or infatuation?
Chances are…you probably do love your partner but aren’t really in
love. FOREVER is a really long time……PLUS, Many times, what
teens think is love is really infatuation…which, sometimes borders
on obsession. That’s un-healthy!
Advice….not only should you build relationships from the inside out
not the outside in, but you should take them slow…..if your partner
really loves you, they will accept you for your strengths and
weaknesses and look what’s inside that makes you you….not focus
on the superficial, physical on the outside. They will also trust you
and give you space to hang with friends and not be obsessive.
There are generally 4 types of violence: physical, verbal, emotional
Dating violence may have parts of all 4:
Physical violence examples: boy friend grabbing your arm and
pulling you into a car or hitting you because you did something that
“mad him mad”
Verbal violence examples: boy/girl friend yelling at their partner in
front of others, cursing at, threats
Emotional violence examples: girl friend using guilt to get what she
wants such as “I guess you’d rather hang with your friends then me”
OR “ I though you loved me” or “if you really loved me you’d…”
Or coercing someone to have sex that really does not want
Sexual violence: broken into 3 categories:
Sexual harassment: using words of a sexual nature towards a person
who does not want to hear them OR at an inappropriate time
Sexual assault: touching someone in places of a sexual nature that
they do not want to be touched
Rape: physically forcing someone to have sex.
In terms of dating violence, physical, verbal and emotional violence
are much more common practices although date rape is also a major
See powerpoint on dating and domestic violence fro ways to protect
How to apply it to your life:
1) Never allow someone to force you to do anything
2) Once a person grabs you, defend yourself...Remember, the 5
stages of self defense are being aware of what's around you (don't
deny), Try to avoid un-safe situations, prevent situations from
getting worse, if needed, use physical confrontation, then, use follow
up (talk to a parent/trusted adult)
3) Don't place yourself in any situations where you are in private
with someone you just met.
|Personal and Social Conflict Resolution
Relationships and Violence
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