Dating Violence Prevention Program

What it is.

Safe Dates

‘Safe Dates’ is a school-based prevention program for middle and high school students designed to prevent or stop the initiation of dating violence victimization and perpetration.  

The curriculum focuses on dating violence prevention and works to address psychological, physical, and sexual abuse that may occur between youth involved in a dating relationship. 

The program goals are to promote healthy norms in youth dating, address potential areas of concern around the topic of gender roles, improve conflict resolution skills in dating relationships, encourage victims and perpetrators to seek help, and promote awareness of community resources for support where dating violence has already occurred.

Participants also develop peer help-giving skills in the process.

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Dating Violence Prevention Program

How it works.

'Safe Dates' Curriculum

‘Safe Dates’ will give students the skills and confidence they need to act safely. The curriculum consists of ten 60-minute sessions, which can be presented over one to ten days. 

Pizza or catered food will be provided at each session.

You can view the full curriculum here

Dating Violence Prevention Program

What you learn.

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Students will gain the knowledge in the following areas:
  • Definition of ‘Dating Abuse’
  • Why People Abuse
  • How to Help a Friend Who is a Victim of Abuse
  • Gender Stereotypes
  • How to Deal with Their Feelings
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Project Success: Safe Dates

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Participants must have permission from a parent or guardian in order to participate in the program. 

Group sessions are facilitated by trained instructors who will present workshops using a combination of evidence-based curriculum, group-style learning, and engaging program facilitation.

Scan QR code to enroll or click here to enroll now for our dating violence prevention program.

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Upon completion, participants who meet the graduation requirements (pre/post survey and 8/10 sessions attended) receive a $25 Visa or Amazon gift card.

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Dating Violence Prevention Program

Dating Violence Prevention Program

'Safe Dates'

CYEP understands you can’t show a kid how much you know until you show the kid how much you care about them. Our goal is to offer our youth a pathway to their best possible future via these youth training programs.

For questions, please contact Everette Mitchell at (240) 676-7903 or email: emitchell@cyep.org.

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