Research shows that relationship education is an effective tool as part of the sexual assault violence prevention toolkit. Relationship education has been used in settings such as corrections, child welfare, schools – both in classrooms and after school programs.
Relationship education teaches the benefits of how to resist sexual coercion, domestic violence, and other risky behaviors while empowering youth with the skills to and knowledge to make healthy decisions, self-regulate and set appropriate goals.
Curriculum for Violence Prevention
LOVE NOTES 3.0
Topics: Knowing Myself, Expectations, Attraction, Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships, Decision-making, Communication, Pressure Situations, Sexual Decision-Making, Unplanned Pregnancy Through the Eyes of a Child.
RELATIONSHIP SMARTS PLUS 4.0
Topics: Knowing Myself, Expectations, Attraction, Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships, Breaking Up, Decision-making, Communication, Sexual Decision-Making, Pregnancy, STDs and HIV, Technology and Social Media
Topics: Self-Soothing and Regulating Emotions, Managing Stress Effectively, Developing Empathy, Developing a life of intention, and Building and Using a Support System