Social/Emotional (Character Education/Bullying Prevention) - The Dating Game (GR 6-12)

by  Byrnes Health Education

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The Dating Game is an important social health program for teenagers that explores dating relationships by providing insightful information about the characteristics of healthy versus unhealthy relationships. Whether participants are choosing to date at this point in time or not, valuable information is shared that can be related to other relationships in ones life. Red flags (always unacceptable and/or unsafe behavior) to look out for in relationships are emphasized and the different types of partner violence are discussed.

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About This Program


By Request: $350.00

Pricing - $350 per program for 1-50 students; $600 per program for 51-100 students

A tiered pricing system is utilized based on the number of program participants which will be discussed at the time of scheduling.

**Please provide approximately 4 weeks' notice when scheduling.


One 45 minute session

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Homeschool/Family

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Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, Social and Emotional Learning( SEL)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A fee of 25% will be charged to sites that cancel with 15-3 days notice.
A full 100% fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
No fee will be charged to programs cancelled due to natural causes (weather, etc.)

About This Provider

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Byrnes Health Education

York, PA
United States

Located in south central Pennsylvania, Byrnes Health Education (BHE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that remains dedicated to the mission of educating and inspiring people of all ages to make healthy choices since 1995.

We are proud to offer a variety of preventive health education programs to students (grades PreK-12) and adults (workplace, parents, teachers). Those local to our area can experience our "in-person" programs either here at our center or at their location. Additionally, now thanks to technology, participants outside of our "in-person" reach can experience our "live-virtual" webcast programs during which a BHE health educator streams live from one of our five teaching theaters, Participants in all programs are presented vital health content while being engaged through interactive visuals, props, exhibits, activities, and experiments,

Program subject areas include Social/Emotional (character education/bullying prevention), substance abuse prevention, general health, human development, nutrition & fitness, oral health, and safety & disease prevention. All program content is based on factual scientific information, and guided and mapped to state and national health education standards (as well as those in several Canadian providences).

We are passionate about health education and thrilled to be partnering with you to share in that passion!

Lydia Seifert, Assistant Director of Education Services
717-848-3064 ext 267

Program Details


1. Dating relationships - attitudes towards dating
2. Exposure to dating - dating vs. relationship
3. Common dating concerns - pressure, rejection/breakups
4. Healthy relationships - self-esteem, mutual respect, trust, separate identities, support, communication, balance, boundaries (Boundaries activity)
5. Unhealthy relationships - control, hostility, dishonesty, disrespect, dependence, abuse (Emotional abuse video)
6. Types of Abuse - emotional (Verbal abuse video), physical (texting physical abuse video), sexual
7. Scenarios of healthy vs. unhealthy dating relationships - red flags (scenario cards activity)
8. How to help yourself or others (discussion)


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Identify characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships
2. Identify types of dating violence
3. Understand the importance of effective communication in a dating relationship

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Standard 1 Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Standard 2 Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Standard 4 Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
Standard 5 Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
Standard 7 Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

State Standards

Pennsylvania Health, Safety, & Physical Education
Grade 9
10.1.9 Concepts of Health, A Factors that Impact Development (relationships)
10.1.9 Concepts of Health, E Impact of Personal Choice on Health
10.2.9 Healthful Living, C Media Messages on Personal Health/Safety
10.2.9 Healthful Living, D Decision Making with Safety Issues
10.3.9 Safety & Injury Prevention, A Individual Responsibility (self-protection)
10.3.9 Safety & Injury Prevention, C Avoid/Manage Conflict/Violence