Worldwide an estimated 200 000 homicides occur among youth 10–29 years of age each year, making it the fourth leading cause of death for people in this age group.
Youth homicide rates vary dramatically between and within countries.
Safe Dates, An Adolescent Dating Abuse Prevention Curriculum Hazelden Publishing 1-800-257-7800 This curriculum is research based and considered a Model Program by the National Registry of Effective Programs and it is on the list of Exemplary & Promising Programs of Samhsa, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Administration. This is an excellent curriculum for a support group which should be run by a school mental health professional or community agency mental health professional (social workers, psychologists, guidance).
In also includes a YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING MANUAL, including the Safe Teens curriculum and culminating with a student-led awareness project in the school or community. And lastly, it includes a MANUAL OF SCHOOL-WIDE PREVENTION STRATEGIES to engage the entire school community. Great for schools who want to include intervention for victims …..truly a must for all schools.
It covers six areas of different actions: VAWnet updated their Special Collection Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence in January 2017.
Available through Katie Brown Education Program org Teaches dating violence units in schools; may request a donation; evidence-based curriculum. Coaching Boys Into Men free kit & materials to help young athletes build respectful, non-violent relationships Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment may occur in an abusive dating relationship.
Has developed a wonderful hands-on activity-based and teacher friendly curriculum for grades 5-high school; curriculum and training is available for school teachers. But not all cases of sexual harassment are dating violence, as they may occur outside of a dating relationship.
Firearm attacks end more often in fatal injuries than assaults that involve fists, feet, knives, and blunt objects.
Sexual violence also affects a significant proportion of youth.