Enabling students to reach out to provide support and help to a friend or family member who may be involved in an abusive relationship 3.
One way is to become an ally for victims of dating violence through bystander intervention.
The Fourth R makes extensive use of role-playing, with feedback from peers and teachers, to increase students’ interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities.
Boys and girls participate in slightly different exercises and activities, which are intended to raise their level of awareness of social norms and minimize gender-based defensive or hostile reactions.
You can print free posters from the NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and use them to start a conversation about healthy relationships.
For information on dating violence training that may be available in your area, contact your local Domestic Violence Program.