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Posts Categorized: Start Strong Initiative

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Building Promising Futures: Guidelines and Outcome Measures for Enhancing Response of Domestic Violence Programs to Children & Youth

This webinar explores guidelines for enhancing domestic violence services. It will also discuss the complexities involved in developing and utilizing outcome measures for domestic violence programs' work with children and youth. Two new resources will be shared on the topic will be shared.
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Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn (Executive Summary & Full Report)

Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn is a consensus report on children exposed to violence, and explores policy solutions to help children, families, and communities heal and thrive.
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Preventing Violence: A Review of Research, Evaluation, Gaps, and Opportunities

This report summarizes a review of research and evaluation studies, as well as promising and proven interventions, to identify programs, policies, and practices that can contribute to reducing high levels of violence in the United States
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Guest Post: Tips and Resources for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Guest blogger Barri Rosenbluth shares her tips and resources for spreading awareness during National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
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Leveraging Social Media to Talk to Teens About Dating Violence

We're sharing our social media tips for talking to teens about dating violence and abuse.
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FUTURES and Macy’s Launch Third Annual RESPECT! Challenge

SAN FRANCISCO (October 15, 2014) – The RESPECT! Challenge, a national social media contest developed by Futures Without Violence and Macy’s, launches today to celebrate mentors and role models throughout the U.S. The third annual contest and campaign invites the public to identify positive examples of people who have taught them respect.
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Drum Roll, Please…. Announcing the 2014 RESPECT! Challenge

Announcing the launch of the 2014 RESPECT! Challenge. Enter now for a chance to win 10k for the school or nonprofit of your choice!
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From Associates to Allies: Forging Public Sector Partnerships that Prevent Violence

Webinar shares advice on how local government can boost your efforts to prevent gang violence, child abuse, bullying, and other forms of violence.
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up?

For one in five U.S. teen girls, the most vivid memories of high school will not be her junior prom or a favorite history teacher. Instead,20% of teen girls will remember the physical abuse inflicted by someone they were dating.
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Video on Dating Violence from the White House

Vice President Joe Biden has released a public service announcement for ESPN, MLB Network and Fox Sports. The PSA features the President, Vice President, and several professional athletes.
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February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention & Awareness Month

Throughout the month of February, advocates and educators from across the country are focused on the risk factors associated with teen dating violence, and what can be done to prevent it.
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Using Music, Movies, Video Games & School Curricula, Start Strong Is Promoting Healthy Relationships

The middle school years offer key moments to educate about healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention. Programs should meet youth where they spend time, such as in schools, and engage a range of community partners.
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Start Strong Releases Model School Policy

To support schools looking to foster a culture of healthy relationships and prevent teen dating violence, Start Strong developed the “School Policy to Increase Student Safety.”
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Start Strong: Lessons Learned From A Four-Year Initiative To Promote Healthy Relationships And Prevent Teen Dating Violence

Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships was a four-year project to target 11- to- 14-year-olds and rally entire communities to promote healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse.
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Teen Dating Violence and Reproductive Coercion

This presentation gives an overview of the research on violence and its impact on health. It will offer promising programs on how to respond and promote healthy relationships. Specific clinic based interventions will be featured.
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School-based Health Services, Adolescent Health and Anticipatory Guidance for DV/SA

This webinar guidelines will provide participants with strategies and tools to provide universal education on safe, consensual and healthy relationships, as well as models for trauma-informed responses to disclosure of ARA.
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Promoting Healthy Teen Relationships: Preventing Teen Dating Violence

Specific clinic interventions will be featured and tools and resources for health care providers, teachers and parents will also be shared.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – Influencers

This webinar discusses results from a four-year, multi-million dollar initiative on engaging and educating influencers of young adolescents, particularly parents/caregivers and older teens, on healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – Social Marketing

Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships - Lessons from a four-year, multi-million dollar initiative on utilizing social marketing and communications to engage communities and change social norms around healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – In- and Out -of-School Settings

This webinar will review results from a multi-million dollar initiative on working in- and out-of-schools to educate and engage middle school students on healthy relationship promotion and teen dating violence prevention
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – School and District Policies

This webinar will review results from a multi-million dollar initiative on promoting healthy relationships and preventing teen dating violence through school and district policies.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – Evaluation

This webinar will review results from a $18 million initiative to target 11- to- 14-year-olds and rally entire communities to promote healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse.
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The Facts on Tweens and Teens and Dating Violence

Information and statistics on tween and teen dating violence, academic performance, and parental involvement.
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Futures Without Violence Vision for Healthy Relationships Education

Futures Without Violence identified core components we believe provide the basis for effective healthy relationships education.
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Create a Teen Safety Plan

If your safety is at risk, create a plan to keep yourself safe and find the support you need. Use these guidelines, checklist, and tips for creating a safety plan.
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Emerging Issues Facing Teens and Tweens

Information and statistics on technology, electronic dating abuse, and sexting, forced sex and sexual coercion, bullying, and cyber bullying, and sexual harassment.
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The Connection Between Dating Violence And Unhealthy Behaviors

Information and statistics on dating violence and unhealthy behaviors, the risks associated with exposure to violence, mitigating the harmful impacts of witnessing violence, and why parents matter.
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Understanding Teen Dating Violence

Teen dating fact sheet summarizing what teen dating violence is, why it's a problem, who is at risk, who it affect health, how can we prevent it, and how does the CDC approach prevention.
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Stop Abuse for Every (SAFE) Teen Act: Teen Dating Violence is an Education Issue

Teen dating violence is pervasive and results in poor physical and mental health, lower academic achievement, truancy and school drop-out.
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Healthy Teens: The World’s First 3D Video Game to Support the Teaching and Learning of Positive, Protective Relationship skills

A look at using a 3-D, immersive video game designed to help teens learn about healthy relationship.
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School Climate Reform & Teen Dating Violence

A look at social norms and academic achievement.
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Promoting Healthy Relationships at School, Teen Dating Violence Prevention: Why Middle School Matters

A look at how to embed healthy relationships into school policies to create positive change.
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Connected Parents, Connected Kids

Connected Parents, Connected Kids is a safety card designed for parents that health care providers can distribute as part of universal education. In addition to providing safety resources for women, this tool also functions as a prompt for health care providers to discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the impact on parenting.
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up: Teen Safety Card

The card challenges all teens to consider how their boyfriend/girlfriend treats them, identifying dynamics of healthy relationships and signs that may indicate abuse.
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