Dating Matters Interactive Workshop: Healthy Teen Relationships Training
Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships is a comprehensive teen dating violence prevention model developed by CDC to stop teen dating violence before it starts. Dating Matters is an evidence-based teen dating violence prevention model that includes prevention strategies for individuals, peers, families, schools, and neighborhoods. It focuses on teaching 11-14 year olds healthy relationship skills before they start dating and reducing behaviors that increase the risk for dating violence, like substance abuse and sexual risk-taking.
The in-person and 1-hour online training sessions are free and open to the public. Continuing Education Units (CEU) are available. To see the Dating Matters flier, click here. To download our Dating Matters Additional Educational Tools sheet, click here.
To complete the 1-hour online training, click here.
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When this training refers to teens, we mean young people from pre-teen (11) throughout adolescence (to early 20s). Educators include anyone who works with teens in a learning capacity and/or setting, from teachers, administrators, and counselors to coaches, youth mentors, and other school and after-school personnel.