Akron Children's Respect program facilitates the implementation of Ohio's Tina Croucher Act, which requires school employees to receive education on preventing dating violence.
Our educator training program includes: Schools may request a supply of teen-dating violence assessment flow charts, sample policy amendments and staff attendance certificates.
This website addresses community violence, cyber bullying, child abuse, domestic violence and teen dating violence.141 Northwest Point Boulevard, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007 (800) 433-9016 org Connects victims of domestic violence in the South Asian community with help and resources.They provide interpreter and transportation services as well.Victims can call the free, confidential hotline for help and support.Call (877) 644-6338 toll-free or (614) 466-9540 for information.
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – In recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, observed between April 10 and April 16, 2016, local community and student leaders hosted an educational mock trial event designed to highlight the realities of teen dating violence, United States Attorney William J. The interactive mock trial, which took place in the United States Federal Courthouse in Wheeling before an audience of local high school students, was developed by the YWCA Wheeling Family Violence Prevention Program in collaboration with the U. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of West Virginia. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided over the trial and students portrayed several crucial roles, including the victim, the defendant, a witness, and members of the jury.Students from John Marshall and Wheeling Park High Schools led the effort to design the underlying premise and content of the mock trial. YWCA Wheeling Family Violence Prevention Program Director Patricia Flanigan described the mock trial as a “unique opportunity to educate our younger generation on the reality of the consequences of committing a crime of dating violence or domestic violence.We were very excited to use National Crime Victims’ Rights Week as a platform to demonstrate to local youth the criteria of a federal dating violence crime.” Flanigan commended the students involved in the mock trial, noting that they “took an active role in planning and developing this insightful educational event.” Each year, the Office for Victims of Crime leads the observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, designed to recognize victims of crime and highlight the work of victim advocates and service providers. This theme is designed to emphasize the importance of early intervention and victim services.Districts can take advantage of these tools for help in meeting their legal requirement to establish a policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation and bullying.This State Board of Education-approved model policy contains procedures for reporting, documenting and investigating incidents of harassment, intimidation and bullying (including cyber bullying) as explained in the Ohio Revised Code.PO Box 20035, Washington, DC 20035 (202) 824-0707 can call the toll-free confidential helpline to receive advice and report hate crimes, discrimination, domestic violence or sexual assault.