These numbers and the potential lifelong impacts of such behaviors are startling.
However, research from CDC also indicates that teen dating violence is preventable and educators are an important part of the solution.
In some cases, centers can provide a speaker for your class about prevention.
If you’d like more information about training on domestic and dating violence or technical assistance for facilitating this curriculum, please contact your local certified domestic violence center or email [email protected]
Please visit to find a comprehensive list of Florida’s domestic violence centers.
Three curricula were developed based on three age groupings: seventh and eighth grades, ninth and tenth grades and eleventh and twelfth grades. However, the curricula may be used in a three, five or eight session format.
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.