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Second Wednesday Webinar

WEBINAR: Preventing Dating Violence by Helping Students Choose Healthy Relationships and Build Social/Emotional Skills

February 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The prevention educators of Women In Need, Inc., based in north Texas, will share with participants their experiences in developing curriculum to help high school students choose healthy relationships. They will also share with participants their experiences in developing curriculum to help middle school students develop healthy social and emotional skills and how they utilize  Love Notes 3.0 to serve at-risk teens.

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Dibble Clients Awarded 70 New 2020 Federal Grants!

The Dibble Institute is thrilled to report that our clients have received over $160 million in new federal funding to reach over 117,806 youth with healthy relationship education. Organizations from 26 states, districts, and territories successfully won grants from the Office of Family Assistance, Office of Population Affairs, Family and Youth Services Bureau, and the Office of Child Support Enforcement.

For the full list of funded Dibble clients, click here.

Is Marriage Good for Your Health?

Here’s a chicken-or-egg problem: Research shows married people enjoy better health. But why? Is it because marriage is good for your health and encourages healthier behavior, or because healthier individuals are more likely to get married? A study published in the September issue of the journal Personal Relationships, written by Cortez and colleagues, investigates the link between being healthy or unhealthy and getting married.

 

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Relationships and Social and Emotional SKills Related to Academic Achievement

Early data from a new Child Trends evaluation of youthCONNECT, an integrated student supports initiative aimed at high school students, shows that strong relationships with adults and social and emotional skills are associated with academic success. Additionally, students who reported having an adult with whom they could discuss educational and career goals reported engaging in fewer risky behaviors.

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Healthy Relationships for Younger Teens

Dibble works with younger teens to teach them healthy relationship skills early in their lives.

Healthy Relationships for Older Teens & Young Adults

Dibble’s materials teach teens and young adults how to be successful in friendships, dating, and love.

Approaches to Addressing Trauma
Dibble’s curriculum helps people of all ages take charge of their emotions and improve their states of minds and relationships.

Case Studies

Slide ERIN'S LAW CORRECTIONS HEALTHY MARRIAGE & RELATIONSHIPS Slide RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD MENTAL & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RUNAWAY & HOMELESS YOUTH Slide TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION TANF (TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO
NEEDY FAMILIES)
VIOLENCE PREVENTION
Slide WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT