Teenage dating violence group activities
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When the students enter the classroom, give each person ten red sticker dots and ten green sticker dots (or one red and one green marker).
Prerequisites Before beginning this activity, watch the video listed below or preview the clips on the Web.Conduct a brainstorming session about what questions might arise for a person who is trying to leave an abusive relationship.Record and validate the participants' answers by writing their comments on the board.To illustrate the importance of this bond in the cycle of violence, ask the group, "If on the first or second date someone called you names, asked you constantly about your whereabouts, or hit you would you continue to date them?" Almost all participants will answer, "Of course I wouldn't date them!