DATING VIOLENCE

The "Dating Violence" prevention and awareness program has two components:


1. "Bar Patrol" Program (in the summer months - when funding is available)


2. "Peer Support Worker" Training Program (in high schools in Muskoka and Parry Sound)

"Peer Support Worker Training Program" "Peer Support Worker Training Program"

Studies have shown that it is far more likely that teens will speak to a friend before a turning to a parent, teacher, or school guidance counsellor.

By providing peer support and advocacy, more teens in our community are better equipped to deal with disclosures and intervention regarding incidents of date rape (and other forms of dating violence).

The goals of this prevention and advocacy project is to seek behavioural changes and to increase the likelihood that students will intervene in situations of dating violence.

Date-Rape Drugs
Date-rape drugs are sedating substances that can temporarily affect a person's ability to remain awake and conscious. To learn more, click on the title above.

Safety Plan
Do you need to leave a harmful relationship? Here's how to do it safely. To view or download the PDF document, click on the title above.

"No" Still Means "No"
This poster contains certain presumptions that some males have with respect to sexual activity. To view the PDF document, click on the title above.

"The Informer"
This is a brochure which provides detailed information on issues related to "dating violence". To view or download the PDF document, click on the title above.




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29% of children, 12% of youth, and 8% of adult survivors of sexual assault are male. (Statistics Canada, 2003)
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