Peer Support Worker Training Program

Studies have shown that it is far more likely that teens will speak to a friend

before a turning to a parent, teacher, or school guidance counsellor.


By providing peer support and advocacy, more teens in our community

are better equipped to deal with disclosures and intervention regarding

incidents of date rape (and other forms of dating violence).


The goals of this prevention and advocacy project is to seek behavioural

changes and to increase the likelihood that students will intervene in situations

of dating violence. (more >>)

1. “Bar Patrol” Program (in the summer months —

    when funding is available)

2. “Peer Support Worker” Training Program

    (in high schools in Muskoka and Parry Sound)

The "Dating Violence" prevention and awareness program has two components: