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NCJ Number: 156594 Find in a Library
Title: Preventing Family Violence: A Curriculum for Adolescents
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Dept of Public Health
Resource Ctr for the Prevention of Family Violence and Sexual Assault
United State
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 132
Sponsoring Agency: Massachusetts Dept of Public Health
Boston, MA 02111
Sale Source: Massachusetts Dept of Public Health
Resource Ctr for the Prevention of Family Violence and Sexual Assault
150 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02111
United States of America
Type: Curriculum
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This curriculum is intended to help high school teachers and youth workers teach about family violence to help adolescents cope with violence at home and avoid repeating violent patterns in their own lives.
Abstract: The curriculum encourages young people to see violence as an inappropriate response to stressful situations and asks them to reexamine their attitudes on a wide range of issues that are linked with domestic assault; these include gender role stereotyping and racial prejudice. The curriculum is designed to be flexible for use in whole or in part in a variety of settings ranging from the classroom to a teen center to a residential youth facility. The curriculum contains eight units: (1) introduction to family violence, (2) child abuse, (3) child sexual abuse, (4) woman abuse, (5) date rape, (6) gender role stereotypes and socialization, (7) stress, and (8) prevention and intervention. Each unit include includes activities that would take from two to five sessions lasting 50 minutes each. Discussion guides, activities, handouts, related materials, and resource lists
Main Term(s): Victims of violent crime
Index Term(s): Adolescents at risk; Domestic assault; Educators child-abuse neglect role; Violence prevention
Note: DCC
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