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.
Prevent Child Prevent Child Abuse America works to ensure the healthy development of children nationwide through a network of chapters in 50 states and through advocacy of a national policy framework and strategy for children and families and through the promotion of evidence-based practices that prevent abuse and neglect.
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Help protect children by completing these brief, fun, and educational lessons with your students.
Posters on the theme of dating abuse prevention can be displayed in school hallways or other community buildings such as libraries, city hall, community centers and shopping malls.
Parent Materials Included with the curriculum is an evidence-based family program, consisting of booklets that parents and their children work through together.
The framework integrates with current autism models and focuses on children recognizing facial cues and situational circumstances to determine what action they should take to protect themselves.