Have Students use Love is Not Abuse study guide during the lecture portion of the presentation.

There are a variety of readings and discussion points in identifying all parts of the abuse cycle, types of people who are targets or perpetrators. You may also refer to the LINA Curriculum Watch and discuss this excellent video from the Sandy Police Department about Teen Dating Violence.

Unless the abuser gets professional help, the abuse will only escalate, even into marriage.

End with songs from Utah Office on Domestic & Sexual Violence.

Students are first introduced to the key concepts surrounding teen dating violence.

Each team is responsible for researching their topic, writing their own informational content, locating graphics and background images, and coding the material into HTML.

The authors, Break the Cycle and Hazelden Publishing, are trusted in violence prevention, advocacy and evidence-based youth programming.

By combining their top resources, these two organizations are able to offer a comprehensive, best-practices model that empowers educators and students to make a difference.

Begin the class with a discussion of the important points covered in the reading.

Instruct students to take notes on key concepts while they are reading the material, with an eye towards new information and information they feel is important for their peers to know about dating violence.

The class can be divided into teams, with each team being responsible for a section of the Web site. Objectives: Option 1: Students view the PBS In the Mix video "Twisted Love: Dating Violence Exposed," followed by a discussion of the important points covered in the video.