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NCJ Number: 163644 Find in a Library
Title: Dating: Peer Education for Reducing Sexual Harassment and Violence Among Secondary Students
Author(s): T Simon; B Golden
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 121
Sponsoring Agency: Learning Publications, Inc
Holmes Beach, FL 34218-6651
Publication Number: ISBN 1-55691-121-1
Sale Source: Learning Publications, Inc
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P.O. Box 1338
5351 Gulf Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34218-6651
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Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume presents step-by-step instructions for use by secondary schools in developing and implementing a program for training high school students to talk with their peers about dating and romantic relationships and to take a proactive stance regarding dating violence.
Abstract: The volume represents the work of educators and students at Brown University and exemplifies an educational approach to dating and relationship awareness. The manual emphasizes the important role of peer education, because peers are powerful voices in influencing the prevailing norms in dating relationships. The Peer Advocacy in Intimate Relationships (PAIR) program aims to prepare peer educators for the workshops they will conduct with their peers and to open general dialogue about dating violence within the selected group of student peer educators. The program addresses issues of sexual harassment as well as dating violence. The manual includes a series of tested classroom exercises and activities that address dating dilemmas commonly faced by high school students. Figures, appended sample materials and guidelines, list of suggested readings, and 5 references for educator activities
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Dating Violence; High school education; Peer counseling; Peer influences on behavior; Sexual harassment
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