These numbers and the potential lifelong impacts of such behaviors are startling.However, research from CDC also indicates that teen dating violence is preventable and educators are an important part of the solution.

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is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner.

Adolescents can also be involved in domestic violence relationships.

Often times teens are subjected to verbal, emotional and physical abuse by people they are dating. In today’s world of advanced technology, perpetrators will use their cellular telephones and social media as tools to stalk, threaten, harass and scare their partners; thereby, ensuring that they remain in control of their relationships.

Florida Statute 1006.148 mandates the following: Florida Statute 1003.42 requires that a teen dating violence and abuse component must be added to the comprehensive health education curriculum for students in grades 7 through 12.

The resource curricula were designed to address the core components required by the statute, including: The teen dating violence prevention curricula are designed for educators to use with seventh through twelfth grade students in a classroom setting.

Included below are resource curricula for three age groupings, supplementary materials and teacher training modules to support implementation of the curricula.

Welcome Dating violence is a prevalent issue that affects the daily lives of teens.

One in four adolescents report verbal, physical, emotional or sexual abuse from a dating partner each year.

Among 11-14 year olds in relationships, 62 percent say they know friends who have been verbally abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend, according to a Liz Claiborne Foundation study.

According to a 2010 study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2,546,000 Florida women will experience rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetime.