SAVE believes in preventing relationship abuse from happening in the first place.
Whether through awareness campaigning or our Loves Me, Loves Me Not presentations, we address societal attitudes towards violence and facilitate discussion about the warning signs of abuse, the cycle of violence, and the foundation of a healthy relationship with youth.
= 550) of high school counselors who were members of the American School Counselors Association were sent a valid and reliable questionnaire on ADV.
A 3-wave mailing procedure was used to increase the response rate, which was 58%.
Statistically significant differences (RESULTS: A majority of the school counselors reported that they did not have a protocol in their schools to respond to an incident of ADV (81.3%).
About SAVE’s Individual Counseling Program: If you are experiencing intimate partner abuse or have been abused in the past, you may be feeling depressed and frustrated.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Adolescent dating violence (ADV) is a significant public health problem that, according to various estimates, affects 9% to 34% of adolescents in the United States.
Schools can play an important role in preventing ADV.
Programs on stress management, crisis intervention, healthy living, depression/suicide, and domestic violence are examples of programs that are offered.
We also offer a variety of academic enhancement seminars such as: Test Taking Skills, Academic Success and Study Skills, Time Management, Identification of Learning Styles, etc.