The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence and its member projects are actively involved with School based Training and Prevention Education, as well as the larger culture change that will support schools in preventing violence.
- School based education: Each project has designed their program to educate and inform youth and adults about the issue of Teen Dating Abuse as well as what is healthy and unhealthy behavior in relationships.outreach and community education. They work with the local school districts to provide student and teacher education on dating violence, healthy relationships and to provide referral resources for services to victims of dating and/or domestic violence and their families.
- Policy development: MCEDV is an active participant in the Legislative Revole 1105 An Act To Establish a Model Dating Violence Prevention Policy which directs a state wide study group to create recommendations for Model Daving Violence Policy. MCEDV’s role is to provide information that will inform model policy development.
Please contact MCEDV and/or your local domestic violence program for further information on training and education options for schools and school personnel.
The MCEDV member projects Provided Youth-Focused Prevention Work October 1, 2008 – September 30, 2009
- 1,526 Presentations to predominantly middle and secondary schools
- 81 Presentations to Youth Organizations
- 1,607 Total Number of youth focused Presentations
- 30,569 Student participants
- 1,593 Youth participants – youth organizations
- 32,162 Participants
- 3,779 Hours devoted to school-based prevention
- 327 Hours devoted to youth organizations
- 4,106 Hours devoted to youth-focused prevention work
For culturally and linguistically specific additional consultation please refer to the MCEDV Services Page and contact information for the appropriate organization(s) listed.