Dating Violence Youth Education Package

Developed for educators and others working with youth as one option to address dating violence in schools. It includes background information, lesson plans, educator sheets, student surveys and handouts, as well as a poster in both English and Spanish.

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The Dating Violence Youth Education Package (DVYEP) by the Michigan Domestic Violence Prevention and Treatment Board (MDVPTB)

The DVYEP is a resource designed for educators in a school-based setting to address dating violence prevention through exercises emphasizing healthy relationships. It includes background information, lesson plans, educator sheets, student surveys and handouts, as well as a poster in both English and Spanish. The package includes tools to: "BUILD students' awareness of dating violence; GIVE students the ability to recognize warning signs in their own or friends' relationships; OFFER emergency and ongoing help that could prevent a tragedy; and PROMOTE non-controlling, non-violent behavior among teens." For a full description, see "What is the Dating Violence Youth Education Package?" (November 7, 2002) from the State of Michigan.

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