Use of theater and health education with middle school students for the primary prevention of teen dating violence
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Describe a violence prevention program that uses theater and health education. Describe the relationship between teen dating violence and family violence. List three protective factors related to teen dating violence. List three risk factors related to teen dating violence. Articulate the procedure for one experiential that pairs theater and health education techniques. List five strategies for a community base organization to successfully partner with a university theater department.
Keyword(s): Domestic Violence, Adolescents
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked extensively on federally and locally funded violence prevention programs for over a decade, including the oversight of several studies that have explored family strengthening techniques to reduce in-home violence. Among my scientific interests has been changing violence-promoting norms as a precursor to community level, sustainable prosocial change.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.