Preventing Teen Dating Violence and Promoting Healthy Relationships

Professional Development


This workshop is designed for those who want to promote healthy teen dating and prevent teen dating violence. Participants will then review research-based and research-informed strategies for preventing dating violence that emphasize student skill development and promotion of healthy norms, including classroom lesson plans, school-wide writing prompts, social norms campaigns, and staff and parent inclusion in developing healthy norms.

Workshop participants will learn:

  •   key behaviors in healthy relationships
  •   beliefs and values that underlie healthy behaviors 
  •   how conflicts get resolved in healthy relationships/ or how healthy relationships end respectfully
  •   the role of gender in teen dating contrasted with: 
  •   key behaviors in abusive relationships as well as warning signs of abuse  
  •   beliefs and values that underlie abusive behaviors
  •   the cycle of abusive relationships and why this can confuse teens
  •   the role of gender in teen dating violence

Audience and Grade Level

Administrators, Teachers; Grades 6-12


10 PDPs will be awarded to participants upon completion of this training, in addition to outside assignments (as per DESE regulations). 


Future training dates will be announced here. If you have questions or are interested in offering this training on-site, please contact us.


  • thumbnail image of Monica Moran

    Monica Moran has worked in the field of domestic violence for more than 25 years, with a focus on prevention over the past 10 years. She teaches dating violence prevention at several schools in the Pioneer Valley. She helped launch and currently advises the Ware High School Domestic Violence Task Force.

For more information, contact:
Events Coordinator
413.586.4900 x5981


A maximum class size is set for each course and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of registrations for a course exceeds the maximum seats available or is too low to be able to conduct a quality learning experience, CES will inform you of available options.

Course Cancellation

If you wish to cancel your registration, please submit a request in writing (via mail, email or fax) no later than 7 business days before the workshop’s start date. After that, there are no refunds or billing adjustments.

In the event that a course is cancelled by the Collaborative for Educational Services, we will notify you as soon as possible. Please be sure to provide your best email address and phone number so we can contact you. Although every effort is made to avoid last minute cancellations, if an emergency arises, we will do our best to reach you at the phone number and email address you provide. 

Inclement Weather

Any delays or cancellations are posted online at You may also call 413.588.5979 after 6:30am for information about classes that day.