Advocates youth dating violence
Runaway and homeless youth often have little or no support systems and those being abused in a relationship may find it more difficult to leave their abusive partner if they have no one to help them understand what is happening and the options available to them.
This Toolkit was developed by and for advocates in the runaway and homeless youth (RHY) and domestic and sexual assault (DV/SA) fields to help programs better address relationship violence with runaway and homeless youth. The FYSB Initiative, which brought together domestic violence programs and runaway and homeless youth agencies to address relationship violence among homeless, runaway, and street youth.
Plus Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, Child Abuse, Suicide/Self Harm, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Media, , Accidental Injuries, Physical Health, Self-Defense, Cyber-Bullying, Bystander Intervention, Choice and more.
• Those who have been violent in one context are likely to be violent in another context. (Children Have Options In Choosing Experiences) Louisville, KY, Eric Kleppe-Montenegro, PACT in Action Louisville, KY, Carol Smith, Central High School President, Parent Teachers Association (PTA), Dr. Vessels, Executive Director, Community Coordinate Child Care (4-C), Katherine Nichols, President, Kentuckians' Voice for Crime Victims (KVCV), Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana (BGCK), Youth Build Louisville, Paws with Purpose, Anthony Smith, Director for Safe Neighborhoods, Office of the Mayor, Louisville, KY, Aukram Burton, Multicultural Education/Diversity, Jefferson County Public Schools, Dr.
) VBPHP has a 74 Percent gain score with 578 Middle, and High, School students with our completed five-question Pretest/Posttest assessment. During 2004--2006, the Task Force on Community Preventive Services conducted a systematic review of published scientific evidence concerning the effectiveness of these programs.
Recognizing and understanding the intersection of runaway and homeless youth and intimate partner violence (including dating, domestic and sexual violence) is critical to creating meaningful services and effective intervention and prevention strategies for both homelessness and relationship abuse, and in creating partnerships between the programs working with youth at risk.
An initial ten-hour live, interactive, elementary, middle and high in-school, out-of-school, campus life, community, " “Helping Protect the whole youth, and nothing but the youth”© Youth Alert! ) Violence & Bullying Prevention/Health Program is an in-school, out-of-school time, one to five-day, two to ten-hour, live, in-person presentation, whose purpose is to reduce child and youth violence, bullying, and abuse, and improve the overall health of all school age children and youth. Previous research indicates: • Those who are victims of one form of violence are likely to experience other forms of violence. O., Jefferson Community & Technical College (JCTC), Ann Bowdan, Reporter WLKY-32 News, Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Denise Clayton, Dr. Omar, Founder & Chairman of the Stop Youth Suicide Campaign, Michael Gray, JD, MUP, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), The Muhammad Ali Center Council of Students (MACCS), Margaret Dunbar-Demaree, CEO/Founder, 1 1=U, Inc., Libby Mills, Executive Director of Restorative Justice, Fairness Campaign, Service For Peace, Susan Moseley (Military sexual trauma), Susan A.
The presentation includes a live speaker, videos slides, videos, student interaction and role playing. The Program is not political, financial, religious, or presentation and student class members as asked to help in present the program. The program represents the voice of the entire community and all opinions are welcome from the community, educators, adults, children, and youth. Empowerment, positive self-esteem, self-confidence, and productive motivation, are the underlying themes in the Youth Alert! The program also helps youth connect to local and national support and intervention services. The program is designed to be presented every semester to reach at least percent of a school’s student population every school-year for three continual years. Over half of the program deals with the subject of youth violence and bullying prevention. ) Violence Prevention/Health Program includes, a live speaker/presenter, 200 video slides, 100 videos, video recording, public service announcements (PSA's) videos, important statistical information, important skills sets to learn, live role playing, question, and answer periods, open discussion, worksheets, reviews, surveys, local youth service contact information, free snacks and more. ) Violence & Bullying Prevention/Health Program follows lesson plans that are aligned with the National Health Education Standards (NHES), which is followed by most public schools in the U. The program also includes and youth self-reporting surveys at regular intervals. Program/Presentation Cost - From ,000 to ,500 per day depending on total number of presentation days. For example, more than three-quarters of female victims of completed rape reported that their first victimization occurred before the age of 25, with 41.3% reporting that they were first raped as a minor.
The dude was nice.” Youth, Arbor Youth Services, Lexington, Kentucky “Maybe not everyone, but it convinced me to fight against violence.” Resident, City of Louisville's Youth Detention Services, Louisville, Kentucky “I like how enthusiastic you were, and how positive you were.
Thank you for caring.” Resident, Fayette Regional Juvenile Detention Center, Lexington, Kentucky"As the Commonwealth's chief advocate for civil engagement, I am proud of your commitment to preventing youth violence and bullying.