Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U. This comprehensive approach includes: school-based curricula for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students; separate parent programs for parents of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students; a communications campaign involving social media and near-peer brand ambassadors; an online training about dating violence for educators; policy assessment at the school or community level; and development and validation of school and community level indicators of teen dating violence. sites, 44 schools will be randomly assigned to implement either the Dating Matters comprehensive approach or the "standard of care" approach, which we are operationalizing as Safe Dates, a an evidence based student curriculum for 8th graders. The Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships Initiative intends to promote respectful, nonviolent dating relationships among adolescents living in high-risk, urban communities.An RCT of Dating Matters: Effects on Teen Dating Violence and Relationship Behaviors.
Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships Initiative is intended to promote respectful, nonviolent dating relationships among adolescents living in high-risk, urban communities.The initiative is implemented in middle school in order to build a foundation of healthy relationship skills among all youth before dating and/or severe TDV is initiated.has the potential to prevent the onset of TDV, which could disrupt the stability of violence across relationships and over time.Each contribution highlighted dimensions of relationship functioning that can be used to inform the development of prevention programs.The findings in this issue underscore the importance of considering the independent and interactive effects of risk factors occurring at each level of the social ecology, such as alcohol use (Reyes et al.
Schools randomly assigned to the comprehensive approach will: implement 6th, 7th, and 8th grade student curricula in English to all the students in these grades; offer parent programs for parents of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders;implement a communications campaign involving brand ambassadors, a text message campaign, and social media campaign;encourage all educators to take an online training about teen dating violence for educators;be supported in assessing and informing local school or community policies relevant to teen dating violence.