Schools and Communities Resources

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Choose Respect
Choose Respect is an initiative sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control to help adolescents form healthy relationships to prevent dating abuse before it starts. This national effort is designed to motivate adolescents to challenge harmful beliefs about dating abuse and take steps to form respectful relationships.
www.chooserespect.org

Gay, Lesbian and Straight, Education Network (GLSEN)
GLSEN, or the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for ALL students.  GLSEN strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
www.glsen.org

National Association of Social Workers’ One Teen at a Time Campaign
The National Association of Social Workers’ Web-based public education campaign includes resources and tools to assist professionals, parents and teens in achieving healthy and positive outcomes. The campaign focuses on building the social and emotional skills adolescents need, as well as offering information about diversity and tolerance. The campaign includes information and resources on adolescent health; practical tools for professionals, families and teens; and fun features, such as downloadable posters, bookmarks and stickers.
http://www.socialworkers.org/practice/oneTeen/default.asp

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