Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention
The goal of this training is to provide educators and others working with youth knowledge of teen dating violence and resources that provide evidence-based solutions to prevent primary, secondary, and tertiary teen dating violence.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
- Identify examples of teen dating violence.
- Identify how teen development affects teen dating violence and consequences of teen dating violence.
- Identify risk factors, protective factors, warning signs, and challenges for seeking help for teen dating violence.
- Compare and contrast healthy and unhealthy relationship characteristics and behaviors.
- Identify ways educators can be a resource to students regarding teen dating violence.
- Describe skill development so educators feel empowered to take action – if / when needed.
- Explain how this teen dating violence prevention training will impact educators.
Dennis E. Reidy, Ph.D., Behavioral Scientist, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Natasha Latzman, Ph.D., Behavioral Scientist, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
September 18, 2019
September 18, 2021
September 18, 2023
Educators, Other youth violence prevention professionals.
The target audience for Dating Matters is middle and high school educators. A secondary audience is all others who work with youth and play a role in teen dating violence prevention. It is important that users of this training work regularly with youth in a school or other setting. However, parents, administrators and other caring adults can also benefit from taking this course. There are no prerequisite skills needed.
This activity is Web-based
Liz Ferguson, Banyan Communications, 404-455-7670
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEU's for this program.
CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 2.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 2.0. Continuing Competency credits available are 2.0. CDC provider number 98614.
For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 2.0 CPH recertification credits for this program.
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Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)
In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WB 4253 please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before September 18, 2023.
Complete the activity
Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
Pass the posttest at 75% at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
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