Plays about dating violence
The program was found to be effective in both preventing and reducing perpetration among teens already using violence against their dates. Vangie Foshee is a tenured associate professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education in the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.Adolescents participating in the program, as compared with those who did not participate, also reported: . Her research focus is on adolescent problem behaviors and includes both etiological and evaluation research. Reproducible student handouts are included at the end of each session.“We’ve got specialists in the field — of sex assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking — we never had that expertise in the past,” he said.“It’s not as fast as I’d like to see it evolve, but it is evolving.” Wynn says it is crucial for law enforcement to be trained in dealing with victims of assault or abuse for a variety of reasons.Session 8: Equal Power through Communication: Students learn the four skills for effective communication and practice these skills in a variety of role-plays.Session 9: Preventing Dating Sexual Abuse: A quiz, analysis of scenarios and a discussion with peers help students learn about the issue of dating sexual abuse and how to prevent it.Session 10: Reviewing the Safe Dates Program: Through discussion, evaluation and a poster contest, students will review the safes dates program.
Since then, he has focused his career on ending violence and abuse, whether it be consulting survivors or training police officers to effectively deal with victims.
Session 6: Overcoming Gender Stereotypes: A writing exercise, small-group discussions and scenarios help students learn about gender stereotypes and how these stereotypes can affect dating relationships.
Session 7: How We Feel, How We Deal: Through the use of a feelings diary and a discussion of "hot buttons," students learn effective ways to recognize and handle their anger, so it doesn't lead to abusive behavior.
The program has been found to be equally effective for males and females and for whites and non-whites. Her etiological research has included identifying determinants, at multiple ecological levels, of violence between adolescent dating couples, adolescent cigarette smoking and alcohol use and adolescent sexual behavior. Stacey Langwick is an assistant professor at the University of Florida and holds a joint appointment with the Department of Anthropology and the Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research. Session 1: Defining Caring Relationships: A bingo game and class discussions introduce students to the program.
She has a particular interest in testing biopsychosocial models of adolescent health risk behaviors, especially models examining the influence of interactions between biological factors such as genotypes and hormones and contextual variables on health risk behaviors. They evaluate how they would like to be treated in dating relationships.