Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention
Course Number: WB1735
Dating Matters is a free, online course available to educators, school personnel, youth leaders, and others working to improve the health of teens. It features interviews with leading experts, dynamic graphics, and interactive exercises, and compelling storytelling to describe what teen dating violence is and how to prevent it.
TARGET AUDIENCE: Dating Matters is intended to provide a basic introduction to Teen Dating Violence for educators including but not limited to teachers, school councilors, school administration, school nurses, and any other faculty, staff, or individual who works with teens in a school or other setting. However, parents, administrators, and other caring adults can also benefit from taking the course.
MATERIALS: Dating Matters is a Web-based course which is also available on CD. On the Web, the user would need a computer with an Internet connection and access the course using Internet Explorer 6 or higher Firefox 3 or higher or Safari 3 or higher. If using the course on CD, the user would need a computer with a CD player, only. However, to receive credits from CDC, the user would need access to the Internet.
PREREQUISITES: It will be a prerequisite for users to have a basic knowledge of Web-based media in order to manipulate around the training and its control functions.