School administrators received training on this topic at Texas Association of School Administrators’ Midwinter Conference in January, 2008.

The Texas Association of School Boards also sent a revised Model Student Code of Conduct to its members.

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Implications of these findings for promoting healthy relationships and reducing dating violence among high-risk youth are discussed.

Dating violence impacts thousands of teens each year.

That is why the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board (MDSVPTB) created the Dating Violence Youth Education Package (DVYEP) for educators and others working with youth as one option to address this very serious problem.

The DVYEP includes background information, lesson plans, educator sheets, student surveys and handouts, as well as a poster in both English and Spanish.

This research sought to examine the relative effectiveness of a brief intervention with this curriculum compared to the much more intensive relationship education programs that have been previously provided to high-risk youth.

Data were collected from 233 participants through measures of training and relationship outcomes pre- and post-training.

These programs and curricula have been developed in different ways, were obtained from a variety of sources, and are providing valuable assistance to schools.

To assist school personnel in identifying accurate teen dating violence prevention materials based on sound prevention messages and principles, the IDOE has developed a set of guidelines and an assessment process based on .

This panel discussion will focus on providing students with tools to identify warning signs and positive ways help themselves and their peers seek and get help.

During the 2010 legislative session, the General Assembly passed SEA 316, and the Governor signed IC 20-19-3-10 into law.

It is designed for use in high school health classes, but is appropriate with any group of high school-aged youth.