Dating violence education programs
New Hope for Women offers school-based prevention and intervention programs that aim toward building healthy relationships and reducing the harmful impact of domestic and dating violence.School-Based Advocates are available to provide these programs to students and staff grades K-12 All of our services are free and confidential.Topics are related to building healthy relationships, bullying, gender roles and stereotypes, domestic and dating violence, friendships, peer pressure, expressing emotions appropriately, conflicts and disagreements, hands are not for hitting, respecting differences, and school safety.Presentations are tailored to the developmental level of students in each grade.
If you are interested in scheduling a training seminar for your group or workplace, please contact the Prevention Education Department at HAVEN by calling 248-334-1284, ext. Back to top A large part of the prevention strategy at HAVEN is focused on our partnerships with area schools.School programs are presented in the classroom in an age-appropriate manner and are designed to raise awareness and provide information on how gender roles and expectations, as well as our culture, influence dating violence and sexual assault.Students also learn about resources, risk reduction strategies and bystander intervention.Staff in-services and parent information sessions are also available.Helping Kids Help Themselves introduces young children to personal safety and body ownership through telling Daisy the HAVEN Raven’s story.
Daisy is alone with her uncle when he touches her and tells her to keep it a secret.