Teen dating violence announcements for students
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Violence committed by a person who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim is dating violence.
Recently, more than 330 students from five AISD schools participated in mock trials that opened a dialogue on an important subject affecting youth: teen dating violence.
Teen dating violence is physical, sexual, or psychological/emotional violence within a dating relationship, and can also include stalking.
Several different words are used to describe teen dating violence. Dating violence is widespread with serious long-term and short-term effects. Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have severe consequences and short- and long-term negative effects on a developing teen.
Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family. Youth who experience dating violence are more likely to experience the following: Additionally, youth who are victims of dating violence in high school are at higher risk for victimization during college.
Along with staff, several campus clubs helped prep for the big day, including the art club, anti-bullying club and GHOST (girls helping other sisters thrive) club.
Show how you work to end teen dating violence; prevention efforts in your community, school, or business; or effective responses when a teen experiences or witnesses intimate partner violence.
Individuals or teams can choose one video category to submit a video: (1) General Public, (2) Student, or (3) Violence Prevention Professional.
Operation Care also holds a “Go Youth” program, which covers teaching youth how to live violence-free, including anti-bullying, healthy relationships, anti-drugs/alcohol and self-esteem.
Natalie Vetter, Operation Care’s prevention and outreach specialist and Erynn Nurse, a teen advocate working for Operation Care were present at the event handing out bright orange t-shirts, bracelets, necklaces, pens, Hawaiian leis and candy, along with many informational brochures on teen dating and violence to bring on the awareness.