Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships

Dating Matters LogoAlameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD), in partnership with Family Violence Law Center, Oakland Unified School District, Office of Charter Schools, and Youth Radio, represents one of four sites nationwide selected to implement Dating Matters®. The initiative, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will examine a comprehensive approach to teen dating violence (TDV) over a five year period.

The CDC developed Dating Matters®: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships, seeks to promote healthy relationship to prevent TDV among 11 to 14 year-old-youth in urban communities.

Target audience

Oakland middle school students, parents, and school personnel

Key services

  • Student Component
  • Parent Component
  • Educator Training
  • Communication Component
  • Policy
  • Evaluation Component

Dating Matters® is supported by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The contents of this website do not represent the endorsement or official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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