This is problematic because prevention programs may then target factors that are merely correlated with dating violence perpetration, and have no causal influence, which could potentially limit the effectiveness of the programs.
For the 2014-2015 season, the production will visit St.
Andrews, Bathurst, Saint John and Woodstock, NB; St.
As Lewis and Fremouw predicted, practitioners had to design prevention programs to target of dating violence, since superior information about potentially causal factors was unavailable.
Today, we are fortunate to have the results of multiple longitudinal research studies about dating violence perpetration upon which to draw, although to date these results have not been reviewed.
Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is using a $20,000 grant from Medavie Health Foundation to bring its Celebrate Courage program highlighting intimate partner violence to rural and urban communities in Atlantic Canada.
Celebrate Courage brings together youth for a powerful presentation of Ghosts of Violence, an award-winning theatrical performance that tells the story of four young women affected by dating violence.It uses a creative approach for engaging today’s youth – male and female – around this important issue with an emphasis on healthy relationships, positive self-esteem and improved mental health.This program and its compelling message align with the goals of our Foundation and our focus on building mental resiliency in children and youth.” “We are thrilled with the support from Medavie Health Foundation that is allowing us to make a difference in the lives of youth by bringing Celebrate Courage to communities in Atlantic Canada. John’s and honoured to be partnering with community partners, sponsors and the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District to allow over 800 Grade 9 students to witness this transformative program and performance.Unfortunately, progress in the area of dating violence prevention has been hampered in part because of confusion about the state of the science on factors that contribute to dating violence perpetration.In their 2001 review of correlates of dating violence, Lewis and Fremouw concluded that in the future “scientists will be more able to conduct prospective research and consider causal variables [for dating violence perpetration], reducing their reliance on correlational, cross-sectional methods of investigation.The multi-media production includes educational content and on-site access to front-line service providers, professionals and community resources, raising awareness of the problems, needs and issues related to violence in relationships and where to go for help.