Dating violence education
It is recommended that all eight sessions are used together, as the content and dosage are research-informed and reflect best practices in violence prevention.
Sessions one through three in each curriculum will provide a basic level of compliance with legislative requirements for comprehensive health programming.
Implementation of sessions one through five in each curriculum will provide students an opportunity to further explore the components of healthy relationships.
This policy meets the Statute requirements and proposes best practices for school districts to use when working to respond to and prevent dating violence.of the components that must be covered as a part of students’ comprehensive health education according to Florida Statute 1003.42.The statutory requirements addressed in the curricula include: the definition of dating violence and abuse, warning signs of dating violence and abusive behavior, characteristics of healthy relationships, measures to prevent and stop dating violence and abuse and community resources available to victims of dating violence and abuse.For additional curriculum resources, please contact your local certified domestic violence center [ or email FCADV’s Prevention Program at [email protected] feedback is valuable to ensuring that the resource curricula meet the needs of both teachers and students.