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Recap | Pathways Forward: Youth Self-Regulation

Feb 23, 2024 Comments Off on Recap | Pathways Forward: Youth Self-Regulation

A conversation about self-regulation and social emotional learning centered on youth. View Recording On February 21, 2024, Caroline Mark (YWCA Spokane) moderated a powerful Pathways Forward conversation, between Rumyana Kudeva (SRHD) and Jaime Stacy (SWAG), about self-regulation and social emotional learning centered on youth. During their time together, they shared…

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Recap | February Pathways Forward: Prevention Efforts

Feb 10, 2023 Comments Off on Recap | February Pathways Forward: Prevention Efforts

LOCAL EXPERTS JOIN YWCA SPOKANE TO DISCUSS PREVENTION EFFORTS FOR YOUTH During Teen Domestic Violence Awareness Month, YWCA Spokane was joined by Citlalli Briseño, Program Supervisor for Mujeres in Action, and Kami LaMoreaux, Violence Prevention Coordinator for Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Coalition, to speak about their work with young people.…

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Mission Moment – Prevention Efforts

Feb 1, 2023 Comments Off on Mission Moment – Prevention Efforts

Purpose At its core, violence prevention is about ending cycles of abuse. YWCA Spokane’s prevention efforts focus on doing this with teens by “Holding space to have conversations with teenagers about relationships that they don’t normally have with adults in their lives,” according to Lizbeth Reyes, Prevention Coordinator. She sees…

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TDVAM 2023

Feb 1, 2023 Comments Off on TDVAM 2023

Every February, a month long national initiative takes place to bring awareness to teen dating violence. Similar to intimate partner domestic violence, teen dating violence can take on many different forms and has a significant impact on our community. When we think about abuse, physical abuse is the first form…

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Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2022 – Recap

Feb 28, 2022 Comments Off on Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2022 – Recap

YWCA’s Prevention Team Teen dating abuse is a year-round focus for YWCA Spokane’s Prevention Team. Our work to end cycles of abuse expands beyond the month of February. We invite you to get involved with our efforts if you work with youth! Spokane is fortunate to have a variety of…

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Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2022

Jan 25, 2022 Comments Off on Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2022

This February, YWCA Spokane looks to engage youth and adults in meaningful dialogue about healthy relationships and dating violence! In 2010, congress declared February to be National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. To take the next step beyond awareness, YWCA Spokane chooses to focus on how individuals can…

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Bystander Effect & Intervention for Youth

Feb 18, 2021 Comments Off on Bystander Effect & Intervention for Youth

Written for Teen Dating Violence Action Month (TDVAM) 2021 by the Prevention Team  The bystander effect is a social psychological theory that states that individuals are less likely to offer help if there are other individuals around. Status and appearance can change how long it takes people to react…

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Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2021

Feb 1, 2021 Comments Off on Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2021

Often referred to as Teen Dating Action (or Awareness) Month (TDVAM), February has been set aside to address teen dating violence. YWCA Spokane joins various organizations, like love is respect, and young people across the country to raise awareness of teen dating violence through action. Throughout the month of February,…

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Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2020

Feb 1, 2020 Comments Off on Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2020

February is Teen Dating Violence Action Month Last year, on January 28th, 2019, Mayor David Condon and the Spokane City Council gave a proclamation to end teen dating violence and recognized February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Nationally identified as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, February is host to an…

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Recap

Mar 4, 2019 Comments Off on Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Recap

Thank you to everyone who made this month a success! We are so thankful to all who helped give teens a voice this February during Teen Dating Violence (TDV) Awareness Month! Throughout February, teens sent in letters sharing their perspective on why teen dating violence needs more awareness, and what they…

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month-Feb 2019

Jan 28, 2019 Comments Off on Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month-Feb 2019

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month February is nationally recognized as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM). TDVAM is an awareness campaign that aims to generate conversations about healthy relationships and efforts to prevent dating violence and abuse. During the month of February, advocates join efforts to raise awareness about dating…

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