The "Preventing Teen Dating Abuse and Building Healthy Relationships" curriculum contains six discrete parts with overall goals to:
The curriculum is engaging and interactive, employing "i>clickers," an electronic remote control system provided to each student that enables the audience to respond to questions and provide immediate feedback. This device offers a fun and effective learning method. To reinforce the program, students are given handouts with resources and information.
Become aware of the prevalence of teen dating violence and abuse
Evaluation of the curriculum is accomplished immediately via feedback from the i>clickers. Further, a pre and post-presentation survey is provided to students, designed to measure the extent to which curriculum objectives are met.
This project aims to reach 1620 teens and tweens beginning in October 2011. To do so, staff will lead two classes per week for a total of 81 classes for the year 2011-2012. Each class will consist of approximately 20 students. The cities and counties served will include:
|Bastrop County:||Elgin, Red Rock|
|Bell County:||Killeen, Kyle|
|Blanco County:||Johnson City|
|Hays County:||San Marcos|
|Travis County:||Austin, Lago Vista, Pflugerville, Manor, Spicewood|
|Williamson County:||Cedar Park, Georgetown, Liberty Hill, Round Rock|
The total project budget for travel, staff, materials, insurance & taxes, consultants & professional fees, printing & copying, telephone & fax, rent & utilities, travel & vehicle maintenance and miscellaneous expenses is $187,288.00 for one year. The Foundation seeks a partnership with the Brown Foundation in the form of a $2,000 grant to aid in copying and collating the handouts for the curriculum.
Student Handbook is $25.00
Total package is $275.00