Mentors in Violence Prevention

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    When teens have a problem or need advice, the first person they turn to will likely be a friend or peer. With this in mind, schools like Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School have implemented peer mentorship programs, where upper class students mentor freshman students on topics such as abusive relationships, suicide, bullying and harassment.  Learn more about the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Model that they use, developed by Jackson Katz, HERE.

    What strategies or programs do the schools in your area use to teach students about teen dating violence?

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