Empowering Youth to Recognize and Prevent Teen Dating Violence: A Guide for Safe Relationships on School Safety Today

February 13, 2024
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In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Angela Lee, Director of Love Is Respect at the National Domestic Hotline. During the conversation, they discussed Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and the significance of educators understanding the signs of unhealthy relationships and teen dating violence so they can recognize and address them effectively.

KEY POINTS:

  • The widespread issue of teen dating abuse
  • Educating youth about healthy relationships 
  • The importance of adult support in preventing dating violence

Guest Angela Lee is the Director of Love is Respect at the National Domestic Violence Hotline, where she has worked for nearly 13 years. With over two decades of experience in the social justice field, including substance abuse, behavioral health, sexual assault, and support for at-risk youth, Lee has dedicated her career to empowering young people to establish and maintain healthy, respectful relationships. Her work at Love is Respect focuses on preventing intimate partner violence through education, support, and resources aimed at young people and their allies.

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