The Youth Relationships Manual: A Group Approach with Adolescents for the Prevention of Woman Abuse and the Promotion of Healthy Relationships
- Publish Date: 1996-04-01
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: David A. Wolfe;Christine Wekerle;Robert Gough;Deborah Reitzel-Jaffe;Carolyn Grasley;Anna-Lee Pittman;Lorraine Lefebvre;Jennifer Stumpf
Designed to combat physical and sexual aggression against women and children, this prevention programme manual is based on the premise that the best opportunity for promoting healthy, non-violent relationships is to intervene during adolescence, when peer relationships and interpersonal style become firmly established. The proactive, competency-enhancing programme is designed to build strengths, resilience and coping skills in young people.
Carefully developed and tested in the field, the 18-session group training programme has three principal sections, covering informational, skill-building and social action learning opportunities. The manual provides a detailed curriculum for the programme, which is designed for eight to