Virginia Department of Health, Division of Injury and Violence Prevention

This interactive website provides information on statutory rape for youth, parents, and other adults.  The information is provided with the goal of preventing abusive relationships and reducing rates of teen pregnancy, school dropout, and sexually transmitted disease.

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

In this webinar presenters discuss creating safe spaces in a counseling and advocacy setting.  Learn practical tips for developing a universal approach from experienced trainers and a local, Pennsylvania advocate.  Handouts from the webinar on LGBT Resources and Community Agencies are also available.

Dr Elizabeth Miller discusses her work addressing reproductive coercion in intimate relationships.  She discusses the scope of the issue, primary prevention of this form of intimate partner violence, and the connections between sexual violence prevention, intimate partner violence prevention, & the reproductive health movement.  The recording emphasizes reproductive autonomy as essential to the primary prevention of sexual violence.

Dr. Karen Hughes, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University

This webinar provides information on preventing violence through the development of safe, stable, and nurturing relationships between children and caregivers.  Links to both the video recording and the powerpoint slides for the webinar are available through VIP archives. 

Moderator: Carrie Mulford, Ph.D., Social Science Analyst, National Institute of Justice

This expert chat webinar features a panel discussion on prevention and intervention research addressing adolescent relationship abuse.  Panelists discuss programs and practices currently in place to address abusive, coercive, and manipulative behaviors prevalent in teen dating relationships. **Registration is required.**

Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)

RePlay: Finding Zoe is an online video game that seeks to promote healthy relationships and challenge the acceptance of violence and unhealthy relationships in young people’s lives. The game centers on a group of kids searching for their friend Zoe, who is believed to be in an abusive relationship.(available in English & French)

Prevention Connection

(19 min) This is an interview with Dr. Donna S. Martsolf and Dr. Claire Burke Draucker of the College of Nursing at Kent State University, and Terri Heckman, Director of the Battered Women's Shelter of Summit and Medino Counties. They talk about their use of an innovative, qualitative research design to develop a theoretical framework that describes, explains, and predicts how dating violence unfolds during adolescence. They share their insights into teen dating violence that have come from their work, and some of the implications of this research for prevention.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This 60-minute, interactive training is designed to help educators, youth-serving organizations, and others working with teens to understand the risk factors and warning signs associated with teen dating violence. It takes place in a virtual school setting, complete with navigation through school hallways and classrooms. A teacher’s whiteboard will present information in a user-friendly way and provide navigation, help, and interactive resources for use throughout the course.

Prevention Connection

(10 min) In this interview, Dr. Diane Hall, a behavioral scientist with the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the CDC, talks about the goal of Dating Matters interactive online training tool can provide educators with knowledge and resources to implement prevention measures in their schools.


A Thin Line is a campaign developed to empower users to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in their life and amongst their peers.


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