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Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention

URL 1: https://vetoviolence.cdc.gov/apps/datingmatters/

Date Developed: n.a.. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Presenter(s): N/A. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

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DATING MATTERS® is a free, online course available to educators, school personnel, youth mentors, and others dedicated to improving teen health. Follow a school administrator throughout his day as he highlights what teen dating violence is and how to prevent it through graphic novel scenarios, interactive exercises, and information gathered from leading experts.

Learning Objectives

• Learn characteristics of healthy and unhealthy teen relationships.

• Define early warning signs and factors that may increase a teen’s risk for dating violence.

• Describe statistics, examples, and consequences of teen dating violence.

• Learn ways to promote healthy relationships and prevent unhealthy and violent ones.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.