Superintendents also received the Guide to Addressing Dating Violence in Texas Schools.School administrators received training on this topic at Texas Association of School Administrators’ Midwinter Conference in January, 2008.The Texas Association of School Boards also sent a revised Model Student Code of Conduct to its members.Changes relevant to the dating violence policy requirement are found on page 4 (in the middle of the page discussing prohibited behavior) and in the Glossary on page 40.It can include any form of verbal, emotional, mental, physical spiritual and/or sexual abuse or violence, and can happen in all types of relationships.In an abusive relationship it is not unusual for the abuser to express remorse after a violent outburst and then ask for forgiveness, promising that “it will never happen again.” Unfortunately, it usually does, thus perpetuating a cycle of abuse.Their mission is to educate citizens about the grave issue of global and local human trafficking.They are dedicated to protecting children from all forms of abuse, and work to end child exploitation and child trafficking everywhere. Forced Marriage A forced marriage occurs when an individual is forced, coerced, threatened, or tricked to marry without their informed consent.
AHA Foundation The AHA Foundation is the leading organization working to end honor violence that shames, hurts or kills thousands of women and girls in the U. The AHA Foundation's work is built on the belief that their is no culture, tradition or religion that justifies violence against women and girls. Relationship abuse is the use of intimidation and/or force by one person to maintain power over another.CARE provides violence prevention education for the entire UCSD campus and offers free and confidential services for students, staff and faculty impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.*All communications with users of CARE services are privileged and confidential under California Evidence Code Sections 1010-1027, 1035..2.Accordingly, employees in the CARE Office are not mandatory reporters under Title IX or the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.Intimate relationship violence can be a single act or pattern of behavior.Intimate Partner Violence includes “dating violence” and “domestic violence.” The university will evaluate the existence of an intimate relationship based upon the Complainant’s statement and taking into consideration the length of the relationship, the type of relationship and the frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the a particular type of intimate relationship violence that occurs when partners in a current or former intimate relationship are or have been cohabiting in the same space or have a child in common.
These documents should be helpful to anyone working to address dating violence in schools.