An analysis of the cliques and stereotypes of the American high school that lead to the misrepresentative labels and reputations that young women receive.An in-depth look at the girls who were labeled high school sluts and the culture that perpetuates the myth.The new lessons empower teachers to encourage students to recognize abuse and its consequences and find alternatives to violence.Teachers in communities from Council Bluffs, Iowa to San Bernardino, California are piloting lesson plans from the program this spring. “Teachers are in a prime position to motivate their students to think critically about social issues, and inspire youth to think and act differently about relationships that go beyond friendship,” said NCTE Executive Director Kent Williamson.“ gives teachers resources they can use to help students strengthen their academic skills while at the same time learning to recognize abusive situations and choose alternatives to violence.” One in three teens reports knowing a friend or peer who has been hit, punched, kicked, slapped or physically hurt by a partner.Teens and young women are especially vulnerable to violence.
The author explores how the effects of aggression can perpetuate stereotypes amongst girls and devastate young women's self-esteem.
An exploration of the reasons why millions of people worldwide choose to self-mutilate including historical and cultural roots.
Includes personal stories and a treatment and information resources section.
This webinar explores guidelines for enhancing domestic violence services.
It will also discuss the complexities involved in developing and utilizing outcome measures for domestic violence programs' work with children and youth.