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Healthy Relationship Education

One of the best ways to prevent domestic abuse is to talk to about what it takes to create and maintain healthy relationships. So, we offer a number of interactive presentations that teach children and youth the skills they need to participate in – and seek out – healthy relationships.

We explore…

  • Healthy relationships. We help students define healthy and unhealthy behaviors and encourage them to examine expectations for their own relationships.
  • Dating abuse. We help youth identify warnings signs and abusive behaviors as well as how to help a friend and access available resources.
  • Personal safety. We encourage youth to identify who they’d reach out to if something was wrong and to help them identify situations where they may need to reach out.
  • Gender roles and stereotypes. We explore the expectations around the gender-specific roles society so often expects within our intimate relationships and the intended and unintended consequences of these roles.
  • Communication skills. We address effective and respectful communication skills and help youth think about how to use these skills in their own relationships.

If you’d like more information check out our Equality Wheel.

If you’d like to schedule a presentation for your class or youth group, please call 207.945.5102 or contact us.