Student workshop dating violence and abuse
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The purpose of the STAR project is to evaluate a set of coordinated services designed to prevent teen dating violence in community on Chicago's South side.
[more] Learn more about sexual violence prevention awareness and resources including what constitutes consent, victim resources, and related on-campus events like Take Back the Night and the White Ribbon Campaign.
In this engaging, dynamic, and interactive presentation, you'll learn about healthy and unhealthy relationships and dating violence.Using a variety of techniques such as role play, videos, creative expression, structured exercises, an anonymous "question box," and practice of new skills, the sessions will engage students in discussion of real life situations related to healthy and abusive relationships.The 7th grade curriculum will include seven coeducational and three single sex sessions.The program will train students to become peer educators and support them in developing a youth activism project; e.g., development of peer counselors, creation of a theater or arts project about dating violence, etc.
Youth Peace will also help participants develop partnerships with adults and appropriate community agencies.Wellspring will provide workshops for out-of-school youth and community residents.