1. We start with a very edited video of ‘Love the Way you Lie’ to help student identify cycle of dating abuse.
2. Students are encouraged to set high expectations for how their relationships should work - including mutual respect and communication.
3. Warning signs of an abusive relationship are examined through use of case histories and video.
4. Methods for getting help if needed for themselves or a friend are listed.
5. Communication tips and strategies for safe dating are presented.
1. Identify qualities that are most important in a dating relationship.
2. Identify actions that are caring and supportive.
3. Understand that they can, and should, choose how they will be treated in a dating relationship.
4. Understand that they can, and should, choose how they will treat a dating partner.
5. Define dating abuse and sexual assault and sexual abuse.
6. Identify physical and emotional abuse in dating relationships.
7. Describe the serious short-term and long-term consequences of abusive relationships.
8. Recognize the difficulty and fear that a friend in an abusive relationship may have in reaching
out for help.
9. Identify an adult to whom they could report sexual assault or sexual abuse.
10. Describe a variety of ways to support a friend who is a victim of dating abuse.
US National Health Education Standards: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
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