Sample protocols and tools
- Wallet cards providing education and resources to adolescent students
- Sample flow chart on SBHC ARA (Alameda High SBHC)
- LAUSD resolution on ARA
- Attracting and Retaining Adolescent Patients
- Student Health Services Dating Abuse Screening and Response Protocol (Austin School District)
Domestic Violence Organizations
Futures Without Violence, formerly, the Family Violence Prevention Fund, works to prevent and end violence against women and children around the world. Futures Without Violence works to advance the health, stability, education, and security of women and girls, men and boys worldwide through education, train professionals such as healthcare providers, coaches, and judges on improving responses to violence and abuse, and also work with policymakers and advocates to end violence against women and children. There is also a large focus on violence prevention with tweens and teens.
The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV) is a statewide membership coalition comprised of 150 member organizations and individuals across the state to foster unity within the domestic violence movement in California. CPEDV works on public policy issues, increase community awareness, strengthen members’ capacity, and provides a plethora of trainings and resources to the field.
Peace Over Violence is a sexual and domestic violence, stalking, child abuse and youth violence prevention center based in Los Angeles and dedicated to building healthy relationships, families and communities free from sexual, domestic and interpersonal violence. Peace Over Violence works with many schools throughout Los Angeles with their In Touch with Teens program and is also a site of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Start Strong program, a national initiative targeting 11-14 year-olds to prevent teen dating violence and abuse.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline hosts the loveisrespect website. Loveisrespect’s purpose is to engage, educate, and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships. Their website is for young people and has a chat and text line.
Domestic Violence Program Models and Resources
MyStrength is a project of the California Department of Health Services and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA), a statewide coalition of rape crisis centers and prevention programs founded in 1980. The campaign, which enlists young men to take action to stop rape, is designed to raise awareness of sexual violence among youth and highlight the vital role that young men can play in fostering healthy, safe relationships. SBHCs can find resources on this website as well as download free, powerful campaign posters.
Start Relating Before They Start Dating is an online guide of the Start Strong initiative for parents to find information and tools to talk with their kids about healthy relationships. The guide also includes information on how parents can communicate with their teens who are part of the digitally savvy generation.
Break the Cycle is a leading, national nonprofit organization addressing teen dating violence by providing honest, practical help and information for teens and young adults. The organization focuses on prevention education, legal services, public awareness campaigns, youth leadership and activism, and training and support for adults who work with teens.
Dating Matters is a evidence-based teen dating violence prevention model developed by the Centers for Disease Control to stop teen dating violence before it starts. It focuses on teaching 11-14 year olds healthy relationship skills before they start dating and reducing behaviors that increase the risk for dating violence, like substance abuse and sexual risk-taking.
Literature and Reports on TDV
- RWJF report “Prevention in Middle School Matters: A Summary of Findings on Teen Dating Violence Behaviors and Associated Risk Factors Among 7th-Grade Students”
- Cutter-Wilson, E. & Richmond, T. (2011). Understanding teen dating violence: practical screening and interview strategies for pediatric and adolescent healthcare providers. Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 23, 379-383.
- Dick, R., McCauley, H., Jones, K., Tancredi, D., Goldstein, S., Blackburn, S., … Miller, E. (2014). Cyber Dating Abuse Among Teens Using School-Based Health Centers. Pediatrics, 134 (6). Retrieved from https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/pediatrics/early/2014/11/12/peds.2014-0537.full.pdf