ERIC Number: ED286120
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
When Love Really Hurts: Dating Violence Curriculum.
Family Crisis Shelter, Williston, ND.
This document presents a curriculum developed for the prevention of violence in teenage relationships. A guide for presenting material in four class periods is included. Student learning objectives are listed and a pre/post test is included. Each of the four objectives is discussed in its own section of the curriculum. Objective I, Dating Violence: Its Existence and Its Forms, provides general information on dating violence, historical attitudes toward relationship violence, and theories to aid in understanding and preventing relationship violence. Specific information concerning physical, emotional, psychological, and sexual abuse are discussed. Objective II, Abusers and Victims: The Individuals and the Relationship, discusses traits prevalent in abusers and victims of abuse, and information concerning individual background and behavior which may predict violence. Objective III, Dating Violence: Prevention Through Knowledge and Understanding, presents prevention concepts to help students avoid dating violence and describes the use of self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, assertiveness, and communication skills to prevent dating violence. Objective IV, When You Need Help, lists possible resources available to help victims and perpetrators of dating violence. The curriculum concludes with a set of relevant activities. The Network Against Teenage Violence dating violence survey study, an information handout, and a list of domestic programs in North Dakota are appended. (NB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Assertiveness, Curriculum Guides, Dating (Social), Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Prevention, Secondary Education, Violence
Family Crisis Shelter, P.O. Box 1893, Williston, ND 58802 ($7.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Family Crisis Shelter, Williston, ND.
Note: Developed by Network Against Teenage Violence.