Wed, Feb 16|
Coast City Church
Teen Dating Violence Awareness (Parents Have a Voice)
February is nationally recognized Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Since teens are new to dating, they often fail to see the ‘warning signs.’ This is why education and support from an adult is critical. Come learn how you can help! Do you have an 11-24 yr old? Then this night is for you!
Time & Location
Feb 16, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM PST
Coast City Church, 420 N El Camino Real, Oceanside, CA 92058, USA
About the event
Dating violence, sometimes called dating abuse, domestic violence, or intimate partner violence, all refer to the same thing—unhealthy relationships.
These relationships involve one partner having power and control over the other.
Studies show that 1 in 3 teens admits to experiencing abuse in a dating relationship. Additionally, data tells us that girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rates of dating violence.
The overwhelming data begs the question – do we talk to our kids about dating? Regardless of what our children tell us, data says that about 72% of eighth and ninth graders are “dating”. Either way, talking to our children about dating at an early age prevents abuse before it can happen.
We will discuss healthy relationships versus unhealthy ones, ways to set boundries with your teen/young adult on respect in a relationship, and learn ways we can model good behaviors in our own relationships that help set the standard!
I hope to see you there!