This presentation can be geared to middle school or high school students and provides key information about teen dating violence in order to help students make positive life choices. The format includes a presentation, interactive discussion, and a brief video featuring personal stories of teens who have experienced abusive dating relationships. Handouts for students and a resource list of recommended books, curricula, videos, and web sites are included.

Specific topics addressed include:

  • What is abuse?
  • Warning signs of an abusive relationship
  • The cycle of violence & barriers to leaving an abusive relationship
  • The use of technology in abusive relationships
  • Ingredients of a healthy relationship