Journal of Family Psychology, 21— The effectiveness evaluation represents a collaboration among several entities: The opt-out letter was not required in the three other sites, creating a source of cross-site variability. Barriers to reporting sexual assault for women and men: The health department at this site had subcontracted, as part of their Dating Matters funding, with the school district staff person in charge of prevention education in their site.
In middle school, pencil and paper surveys are administered in classroom settings during the school day.
Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships (DM)
What works in prevention: Dating Matters: Male perpetration of teen dating violence: Andra T. Because of their relationships with the schools and school staff, our health department grantees were the main points of contact encouraging all educators to participate in the survey and encouraging staff at the comprehensive schools to take the Dating Matters educator training. In particular, the initiative employs a high dose of TDV prevention by implementing universal prevention strategies throughout middle school, by involving youth, parents, and educators, and by reinforcing these strategies with communications strategies and policy.