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: