Role playing examples for teen dating violence
Other research indicates that boys who have been abused in childhood by a family member are more prone to IPV perpetration, while girls who have been abused in childhood by a family member are prone to lack empathy and self-efficacy; but the risks for the likelihood of IPV perpetration and victimization among adolescents vary and are not well understood.There is a common misconception that aggression is stable over time.For up-to-date statistics, you can visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline at When the students enter the classroom, give each person ten red sticker dots and ten green sticker dots (or one red and one green marker).Once you have visited all statements, return to your seats."Once the group has returned to their seats, announce that ALL of the statements are TRUE. Today's session will involve seeing a short video and having a discussion about this very important topic.Explain that the group will be watching a three minute clip from IN THE MIX, a series for teens that airs on PBS.
Schools can take further action by distributing informational material to teens.
Explain to the group, "There are ten statements hung around the room.
Your challenge is to silently go around the room and place a red dot on the statements you think are false and a green dot on the statements you think are true. Explain in your own words that because the issue of violence is very present in many dating relationships, you want the group to be knowledgeable about the subject.
Whether your teen daughter is struggling to stop the drama with her BFFs, has trouble in social situations or is finding dating difficult, relationship role play activities provide a safe environment for her to explore specific challenges.
You, another adult relative, a close friend or an older sibling can help her by acting out social scenes in which a problem arises or she must confront an issue.