The pattern of partner violence starts early. So any prevention efforts need to be targeted to youth. We offer a variety of resources you can share with your employees who are parents or use in community outreach efforts. Start with Dating Violence 101.
Dating Violence Tools & Links
A Teen's Handbook: What You Need to Know About Dating Violence," (download PDF)
"Parent's Guide to Teen Dating Violence" (download PDF)
Love is not abuse
Created by CAEPV member Liz Claiborne, Inc., this website for teens on dating violence includes a story about an abusive relationship, red flags for abuse, facts about abuse, a quiz, and information on how to talk to adults and what to do when it's over, and other resources.
See It and StopIt
This is a web site created by teens in Massachusetts to help other teens take a stand against relationship violence. It includes a gallery of print, radio, TV ads, and an online toolkit.
Take Care OnLine
Designed to educate people about relationship violence. Provides access to free information about healthy relationships.
Teen Relationships Website
This site on teen dating violence includes resources on teen dating violence including statistics, definitions of abuse, a quiz to discover the warning signs of abuse in relationships and hotline numbers. The site provides teens with a forum to discuss abuse, and features a teen chat room with discussions facilitated by teen counselors. It also offers a section devoted to teen poetry and thoughts.
U have the Right
Created by CAEPV member Verizon Wireless, "U Have the Right" is a campaign to reach victims and those at risk of becoming victims of teen dating violence. It includes 1) information on healthy and unhealthy relationships, 2) a relationship test, 3) guidelines on what to do if you may be involved in---or know someone involved in---an unhealthy relationship and 4) resources for help and more information.
When love hurts
When Loves Hurts - A Guide for Girls on Love, Respect and Abuse in Relationships is an Australian web site that includes relationship warning signs, a respect checklist, safety plans, legal information and services across Australia.