This publication provides information and assistance to staff in higher education and/or domestic violence programs who are interested in developing a comprehensive response to dating abuse as it affects students on college campuses.
The 2016 BJS study also found that in the 2014-2015 academic year, an average of 6.4% of college women across the nine participating schools reported being victims of intimate partner violence. It provides participants with strategies for safely ending a relationship and for seeking resources for themselves or friends. Challenge celebrates the everyday heroes in our lives by sharing inspiring stories from individuals across the country in answer to the question, “Who would you like to thank for teaching you Respect? Challenge Action Toolkit offers a variety of resources and tools, including discussion guides, conversation starters, fact sheets, and more.This manual provides a listing of activities and exercises designed to be used by advocates and educators working with children and youth to prevent violence and foster healthy relationships.This website provides free resources to help teachers incorporate violence prevention lessons into existing curricula.It suggests ways to use books and material already used in the classroom to facilitate discussion and build awareness about physical, verbal and sexual abuse.This school-based domestic violence prevention curriculum teaches students to recognize and prevent teen relationship abuse. Parent workshop information and school staff development materials are also included.Describes a comprehensive school-based project that provided training and technical assistance to 2 communities implementing comprehensive dating/domestic violence prevention campaigns in their secondary schools.Sexual Violence on College Campuses| Campus Grant Program | Campus Climate Surveys | Resources Technical Assistance | Campus Reports to Congress Sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking are serious problems on college and university campuses. OVW’s Campus Program awards grants to institutions of higher education to help create effective, comprehensive, and sustainable strategies to prevent and respond to these crimes. “An exploration of sexual victimization and academic performance among college women.” Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 15(3), 191-200. The Campus Program's official title is: Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus. It is authorized by the Violence Against Women Act and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 and subsequent legislation.