To educate students about the warning signs of relationship violence and the resources available, the Virginia Tech Police Department has partnered with the One Love Foundation to activate the entire campus in a movement to end relationship violence.Relationship violence is a societal epidemic affecting people of every age, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation.Domestic/Dating Violence Awareness Month connects advocates across the nation who work to end interpersonal violence.Dating or domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, is a pattern of ongoing power and control by one dating partner over another.
The goal of the foundation is to honor Love’s memory and end dating and relationship violence through education and empowerment across college campuses.
The presenters use current examples in pop culture including music, TV and social media that attendees will be able use as teachable moments to spark positive discussions with teens.
The presenters also discuss the prevalence of TDV and the gradual shift in public perception regarding violence in relationships. S., is the Child Abuse Prevention Trainer at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Stephanie V. In this role, she develops and implements child maltreatment prevention programs and also creates and delivers multidisciplinary training sessions on various child maltreatment topics.
On March 23, Team One Love @ Virginia Tech will host an Escalation Workshop from -8 p.m.
in the Public Safety Building at 330 Sterrett Drive, Blacksburg, VA, 24060.