Dating violence healthy relationships
Respect for both oneself and others is a key characteristic of healthy relationships.
In contrast, in unhealthy relationships, one partner tries to exert control and power over the other physically, sexually, and/or emotionally.
Healthy Relationships and Dating Violence: Adolescent Voice and Arts-Based Intervention in Delray, Detroit Laura Norton-Cruz, [email protected] Hsu, [email protected] Borus, MSW, [email protected] MODEL*The community is ideally involved throughout the entire process.
Identify Problem Review Literature Evaluate and Reflect Community Based Participatory Research Implement Change Determine Question Choose Methodology According to a national survey on sexual abuse, one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexual assaulted by the age 18 (David Finkelhor,1990).9.9% of youth have experienced recent physical violence from a dating partner (CDC, 2008).17.6 % of women in the United States have survived a completed or attempted rape.
Abuse affects people of every gender, race, class, sexual orientation, and nationality.
Youth in Delray has already known/familiar with DI staff Director had expressed his desire for Programs for older youth, particularly addressing relationship issues. Partner suggested potential participants, helped to recruit youth, set times and places for focus groups As the project went on, some competition for staff’s time and energy in promoting this project amidst everything else going on. Questions covered: Terminology Expectations in dating (using their terminology)Gender roles, expectations (including in same-sex relationships)What is a “healthy relationship”?Participants experienced high levels of training satisfaction, significant increases in relationship knowledge and self-efficacy related to conflict resolution.They also experienced a significant improvement in attitudes toward couple violence in the desired direction.is a 3-session computer tailored intervention that includes questions, individualized feedback, videos, and personal stories designed to educate, motivate, and inspire students to use healthy relationship skills to improve their relationships and stay violence-free. The program has separate intervention tracks for high-risk daters, low-risk daters, high-risk nondaters, and low-risk nondaters. While daters are encouraged to develop and use healthy relationship skills in their dating relationships, nondaters are encouraged to use those skills in peer relationships, as peer relationships provide a foundation for later romantic relationships.