Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2022 – Recap

Categories: Community, Get Involved, Impact
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 youth-centered agencies, connecting resources and …

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Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2022

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Impact
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 take action and what they …

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Bystander Effect & Intervention for Youth

Categories: Community, Education and Training
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 and offer help. The likelihood of …

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Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2021

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Impact
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, via our Facebook page, we …

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Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2020

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Impact
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 annual campaign aiming to generate …

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