Violence is anything that hurts a person physically or emotionally. School violence refers to any act of violence that occurs within a school community. Both “threats of violence” and physical “acts of violence” create an unsettling and unsafe environment for everyone in a school community.
This lively program encourages kids to consider the consequences of their own behavior, understand the behavior of others, and feel comfortable turning to adults for help when they need to. After viewing this program students will: recognize that bullies are not alike; feel comfortable turning to adults for help; understand that the target’s feelings, rather than the bully’s intent, make something a bullying behavior.
Any type of harassment is difficult to cope with, but sexual harassment in particular is not only devastating, but illegal as well. This highly effective workshop presents brief vignettes that show young teens — who often have no idea that their behavior could be construed as harassment — exactly what sexual harassment looks and sounds like. A nationally known expert offers insight and commentary.
Learn to say no to any sexual attention that makes you feel uncomfortable when you're on a date, in public, at work, at parties, or social gatherings. The How to Say No to Unwanted Sexual Attention Tri-Fold Brochure offers solutions for saying no in a variety of different social situations.
Supporting a friend or family member who was a victim of sexual assault is an important step for his or her recovery. The Helping a Friend Who Was Sexually Assaulted Tri-Fold Brochures explain the importance of being a supportive and trustworthy friend and what steps should be taken to help a friend cope with the sexual assault.
Grades 6-12 In one out of eight teenage relationships, dating becomes a complicated pattern of physical and/or emotional abuse inflicted on one partner — most often the girl — and a pursuit of power and control by the other. In a series of dramatic vignettes, this workshop addresses myths about the nature of love and gender-related behavior that allow dating violence to flourish.
Cyber bullies don’t shove kids on the playground or steal lunch money, but they are just as dangerous. They stay hidden behind technology and target students on the Internet and through cell phones. This film teaches students how to be smart and stay safe in a cyber bully situation.