Category Archives: Teen Dating Violence

Social Media & Teen Dating Abuse

A recent study from the Urban Institute has found 26 percent of youth in romantic relationships state that their partner had “digitally abused” them over the last year through texts, email or social media. The study reports that the most … Continue reading

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Young Men Take the Lead in Prevention Efforts at West Campus

In October 2012, WEAVE’s Prevention and Education department began facilitating the MyStrength Young Men’s Club at West Campus High School in Sacramento. The club is an opportunity for young men to discuss topics that they may not feel comfortable talking about … Continue reading

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Peer Counselor Training – Perspectives and Reactions to Rape Culture

Sara, our summer intern, continues to share her experiences from the Peer Counseling Training. I have to admit that prior to this week, I had never heard the term “Rape Culture” however I realized that I have known what it … Continue reading

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Peer Counselor Training – Day One

Our intern Sara is participating in WEAVE’s 70 hour Peer Counselor Training program.  At it’s completion she will have met the requirements established by the state to provide crisis intervention services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  Sara … Continue reading

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Breaking down the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) 2010 Part 1: How we experience abuse.

Our intern Sara is tackling the results of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (2010) through a series of ongoing posts.    I last shared a basic overview of my take on and reaction to the Prevent Connect webinar … Continue reading

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Student Intern Completes Project by Educating Others

We previously shared the experiences and observations of high school student and WEAVE Intern Emily .  Today we share the conclusion and outcome of her project. On May 9th I completed the second part to my project. I put together … Continue reading

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Professionals React to the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

Sara, a WEAVE intern throughout the Summer, recently participated in a national webinar coverin ghte results of recently released groundbreaking research.  Her thoughts are shared below. I had the opportunity to sit in on a webinar hosted by Prevent Connect … Continue reading

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Teen Voices

WEAVE’s Teen Education & Prevention program works directly with  you at Hiram Johnson High School.  Here, our Teen Educator Renae, works with the students of Club STRONG and mentors students to help create a safer environment and healthier campus.  Renae’s … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault Victim Being Held in Juvenile Hall

A young sexual assault victim is being held in juvenile hall to ensure her appearance at the rapist’s hearing. WEAVE has heard from many dismayed and outraged members of our community and we share your concerns about the rights of … Continue reading

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Youth Bringing an End to Sexual Violence!

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