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Dating violence dvd

The story is told with acted scenes and first-person accounts from the teen boy, Matt, his girlfriend, Megan, and Megan's best friend, Ana.

Sure to provoke discussion, this program helps viewers see the difference between healthy and abusive relationships, understand why some teens are more vulnerable to abuse, and consider the behaviors needed to break free from unhealthy relationships.He isolates her from her friends and activities, abuses her verbally and eventually becomes physically violent.The program tells Megan’s story in dramatic vignettes that are grounded in the latest research on teen dating abuse.An uplifting and surprisingly funny film that accessibly demonstrates how gender-based expectations are deeply intertwined with homophobia, and are also impacted by race, ethnicity, and class (from DVD jacket).Downtowners (DVD) Downtowners shares the voices of young people who are homeless in Olympia, WA, as they explore issues such as sexual violence, public space, gender roles, street culture, and community perceptions.Each video smartly confronts teenage problems and gives real advice and hope on how to change the outcomes and build peer interactions that are healthy and respectful.

Exceptional acting/role playing help to make each video credible and viewers will relate to the teens being portrayed as they are very recognizable and could be part of their own family.

These DVDs come with a Teacher’s Resource materials that make learning objectives clear and help to promote classroom discussions.

Student activities are included in the materials which makes each DVD thought-provoking and comprehensive while allowing students the opportunity to reflect on their own peer relationships.

Matt's demands threaten Megan's r friendships and her ability to participate in team sports.

She appears to recognize that Matt's demands are taking her away from activities that she enjoys, but she accommodates his wishes because she cares deeply for him.

Your students will relate to Megan, Matt and their peers as they bring the causes and consequences of teen dating abuse to life.