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    FEBRUARY IS TEEN DATING VIOLENCE MONTH

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    National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline:  1-866-331-9474

    Teen Dating Violence is the intentional use of physical, sexual, verbal, or emotional abuse by a person to harm, threaten, intimidate, or control another person in a dating relationship.


    TRAINING

    All secondary campuses must complete Teen Dating Violence as part of their mandated training. For information on how to access the Teen Dating Violence compliance training video, please contact Jennell Johnson-Polk at JenJohnson@dallasisd.org 


    GUIDANCE LESSONS

    All secondary counselors present awareness and prevention lessons every year to all 7th - 12th Grade students.  In addition to the lessons many of the counselors coordinate activities during the month of February, including educating staff to highlight the critical issue. For more information about the guidance lessons provided by the counselors, please visit the Student Engagement and Counseling Services webpage.


    PARENT INFORMATION SESSIONS

    The Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Office partners with the Office of Family and Community Engagement to provide parent workshops on Teen Dating Violence through the Prep University Workshop Series for Families.  For more information about PREP U, please visit the Dallas ISD Office of Family and Community Engagement Office


     

    HELPFUL ORGANIZATIONS

    Organization                  Description                                                       

    Love is Respect

    Resources and Peer Advocates, National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline   

       
    Break the Cycle

    Resources and Training

       
    Texas Council on Family Violence  Resources, Training, and Policy
       
    youth.gov  Dating Violence
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