Novels on teen dating violence
Athletic coaches play an extremely influential role in the lives of boys and young men.The Coaching Boys Into Men initiative invites men to teach boys to build respectful and non-violent relationships. A toolkit and resources for coaches are available for download.Check the Youth Leadership page for examples of creative and engaging projects led by youth.The manual consists of a support group curriculum (24 sessions), youth leadership training (8 lessons) and school-wide prevention strategies. Five sequential lessons serve the advisory goals of supporting character development, healthy adolescent development and positive peer culture.
Lesson Plans are available for middle and high school students.In 2011, Engender Health launched the 5-year Gender Matters project (Gen.M) in Travis County, Texas, where the teenage pregnancy rate exceeds that of the state’s.Texas currently has the third highest teenage pregnancy rate in the United States, with more than 73,000 girls becoming pregnant each year.Focusing on youth ages 14 to 16, the program was piloted in partnership with Safe Place and the Travis County Summer Youth Employment Program.