HELP TO RAISE AWARENESS AND BREAK THE CYCLE OF RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE!
RESPECT WEEK is FEBRUARY 11-15 and FEBRUARY 11 is
TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS DAY!   
VIDEO RESOURCES FOR SCHOOL TELEVISION NETWORKS: Air an Awareness Video on
your school's television network each week of February.  Click on the links below to access You Tube videos!
WEEK OF FEB. 11: About Us - Love is Respect, from Love is Respect
WEEK OF FEB. 18:  Where is the Line? , from Love is Respect

    Raise awareness via your school's announcements on February 11th and 14th  with the
    following language that provides information for teens who may need help:  








WEEK OF FEB. 25:  How Do You Define Love,  from Love is Respect
WEBINARS FOR CONCERNED ADULTS: Are you a teacher? A counselor?  A parent? A coach?  These
webinars can give you the foundation of knowledge that you need to understand dating abuse and begin a conversation
about healthy relationships with the young people in your life.
Know Your Rights: The Legal System Response to Dating Abuse

Young survivors of dating abuse have a multitude of resources available to them, but
many young people (and their supporters) do not know their legal options. Learn
about the ways that the legal system can help young people end abusive relationships
and stay safe.

When: February 19, 2013 from 1:00-1:30 EST
Register: Click
HERE to register.
Take Action: Engaging Youth to End Dating Abuse

The conversation about preventing and ending dating abuse must include youth.
Learn how to engage the young people in your life in anti-violence activism – in school
and in the community.

When: February 12, 2013 from 1:00-1:30 EST
Register: Click
HERE to register.
High-Tech Helping and Hurting: The Role of Technology in Dating Abuse

Technology has changed the field of abuse prevention and response. Find out how
social media and other high-tech systems can be used both as tools of abuse and as
resources for providing help.

When: February 26, 2013 from 1:00-1:30 EST
Register: Click
HERE to register.
POWER & CONTROL WHEEL LESSON

CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW to link to an
interactive Power & Control wheel.  Have your
students click on the different emotions and facets
of relationships. This lesson helps students to
understand healthy and unhealthy patterns, and
that sometimes in relationships, this can mean a
matter of degrees in what healthy vs. unhealthy
means.
From LoveIsRespect.org
1600 Fifth Street Extended, Suite C, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22902.  Telephone:  (434) 872.4568  FAX  (434) 244. 4927   
Contact us by email at:  
office@safeschoolscville.org
ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FEBRUARY 14:  
This Valentine's Day, we'd like to make sure everyone knows:
we all deserve safe and healthy relationships. If you or
someone you know has questions about their relationship - you
can visit loveisrespect.org or text "Loveis" to 77054.

Remember that love has many definitions, but abuse is not one
of them.
ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FEBRUARY 11:  
This week is Valentine's Day and for many of us, a time to show people
that we care about them and to remember relationships that are
important to us.  TODAY is TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS
DAY.  In light of  this day and Valentine's Day, we want to make sure
everyone understands that we all deserve safe and healthy relationships.  
If you or someone you know is in a relationship that doesn't feel right,
there is help.  Visit the website LOVEISRESPECT.org to chat with a peer
counselor online or text "Loveis" to 77054.  

Remember that love has many definitions, but abuse is not one of them.