Dating educator guide teen violence

Confirm or suggest that it is difficult for many people to understand why the victim, in this case a woman, would stay in the violent relationship.The Cycle of Violence can help them understand a bit more.Distribute the Video Viewing Guide and ask the students to think about the questions on the handout as they watch the video clip: If you can't show the clip from the Web, cue the video about eight minutes into the episode, to where a young man named Michael says "When I do hit her, it's with compassion.

Materials Students will need: (Facilitator Note: The statements do not have to be hung in any particular order.Explain to the group, "There are ten statements hung around the room.Your challenge is to silently go around the room and place a red dot on the statements you think are false and a green dot on the statements you think are true. Explain in your own words that because the issue of violence is very present in many dating relationships, you want the group to be knowledgeable about the subject.Grade Levels: 9-12 This activity would be most effective if delivered in one 60-minute session.Prerequisites Before beginning this activity, watch the video listed below or preview the clips on the Web.

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