Teen Healthy Relationships

Teen Healthy Relationships is a 10-12 week educational program focuses on providing information related to violence prevention and creating healthy relationships to classrooms in Cowichan Valley secondary schools.

Working closely with school district 79 and our local First Nations band schools, our co-facilitators work with students in grades 9 or 10. Topics include systemic violence, violence and racism in our community, gender portrayal in the media, self-care, the concept of consent and how it gets established in relationships, how to protect yourself from cyber violence, characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships, and safety planning in dating and in the community. Issues of gender identity, sexual orientation make the program inclusive of both straight and LGBTQ individuals.

On request and if funding allows, the program is also available to youth serving organizations in our community.