Dating violence ywca
This program educates teens on how to incorporate non-violent philosophies into their lives and provides counseling and other support services to teens affected by, or at risk of engaging in, violent partner relationships.
The eight-week curriculum is complemented with one-on-one counseling as needed.
YWCA FVPP also offers court advocacy, support groups, safety planning, monitored parent-child visitation/exchange, and children support groups, teen dating violence prevention advocacy, employability programming, batterer’s intervention/prevention programming, and free 911 cell phones. YWCA FVPP also offers a 24 hour staffed crisis hotline.
We offer transitional housing and behavior modification for women who use violence (F. If you are in need of assistance, please call toll free at Specially trained Domestic Violence Advocates are available to listen, inform, and support.
Workshops use group discussion, role play, video and interactive activities to help children recognize the signs and effects of bullying and harassment, as well as pathways to seek help.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about abuse in teen and 20-something relationships and promote programs that prevent it. “It is a widespread problem with long-term effects,” said Annetta Nunn, community outreach coordinator for YWCA Central Alabama.
Workshops deal with healthy relationships, developmentally-appropriate violence prevention topics, the dynamics of teen dating violence, domestic violence, and sexual assault.
Contact Tara Huard at [email protected] 508-767-2505 x 3079 for more information or to schedule a workshop.
A strength-based peer leadership program where high-school age youth receive training on dating violence and healthy relationships, in order to carryout awareness efforts in their school and community.
Prevention advocates provide community members and professionals workshops and professional development trainings on the complexity of child abuse and domestic violence.