We provide here a list of resources, that although by no means exhaustive, has been personally reviewed and believed to have exceptional examples of abuse prevention programs. We encourage you to examine them for your own needs.


A.S.A.P.: A School Based Anti-Violence Program. Dr. M. Sudermann and Dr. P. Jaffe, London Family Court Clinic, London, Ontario. info@lfcc.on.ca
Tel: 519-679-7250

Expect Respect. Cisco Garcia, Austin Safe Place, Austin, Texas.

It’s Up to Me—Building Healthy Relationships. (Grade 5 – 8) Coalition Against Abuse in Relationships, P.0. Box 1660, Moncton, New Brunswick, E1C 9X5.

Love—All That and More. Barri Rosenbluth, Centre for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence, Seattle, Washington. cpsd@cpsdv.org
Tel: 206-634-1903

Making the Peace: An Approach to Preventing Relationship Violence Against Youth. Allan Creighton and Paul Kivel, Todos Institute, Hazelden Press, Oakland, California. www.hazelden.org
Tel: 1-800-328-9000.

Peer Education Program M.E.S.A. (Moving to End Sexual Assault) Rape Crisis Team, Boulder, Colorado. Contact: Heather Day
Tel: 303-443-0400.

Project RAP. New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women, 2610 Whitehorse-Hamilton Square Road, Trenton, New Jersey 08690.

Safe Dates. Dr. Vangie Foshee, University of North Carolina, Mission Hill, North Carolina.

Teen Dating Violence Prevention Program. Carole Sousa, Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council, Cambridge, Massachusetts. sousa96@aol.com

Youth Relationship Program. Dr. David Wolfe, Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children, 254 Pall Mall Street, Suite 101, London, ON N6A 5P6.
Tel: 519-661-4040; Fax: 519-850-2464.

Violence Prevention Drama Initiatives. Thames Valley District School Board, London Ontario.

Safe and Caring Schools Initiative. Ottawa-Carlton District School Board, Ottawa ON

SafeTeen: A Life Skills and Violence-Prevention Program. Anita Roberts, Vancouver


Films and Publications

Love Taps. National Film Board of Canada. www.nfb.com
Tel: 1-800-267-7710.

Love—All That and More. Centre for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence, Seattle, Washington. cpsdv@cpsdv.org
Tel: 206-634-1903

Baker, Linda et al, Eyes Wide Open, A Manual for Group Work With Teens, Centre for Families and Children in the Justice System, London ON. 2001.

Coker, Ann L. et al. Severe Dating Violence and Quality of Life Among South Carolina High School Students. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 19 (4) 2000, pp. 220-226

Foshee, V.A. “Gender Differences in Adolescent Dating Abuse Prevalence, Types and Injuries.” Health Education Research, Vol. 11, 199
pp. 275-286.

Molidor, C. and Tolman, R.M. “Gender and Contextual Factors in Adolescent Dating Violence.” Violence Against Women, Vol. 4, 1998, pp. 180-194.

Wolfe, David. Wekerle, C. Reitzel-Jaffe, D. et al. The Youth Relationship Manual. Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, California. 1996.

Date Rape: An Annotated Bibliography. National Clearinghouse on Family Violence, Health and Welfare Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1989.

Lewis, Debra J. Dating Violence: A Discussion Guide on Violence in Young People’s Relationships. Vancouver Battered Women’s Support Services, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1987.

Canadian Panel on Violence Against Women. Changing the Landscape: Ending Violence~Achieving Equality. Canada. 1993.

Fergusson, D.M. et al. “Childhood Sexual Abuse, Adolescent Sexual Behaviors and Sexual Revictimization.” Child Abuse and Neglect. Vol. 21 (8), 1997, pp. 789-803.

MacMillan, H.L. et al. “Prevalence of Child Physical and Sexual Abuse in the Community: Results from the Ontario Health Supplement.” Journal of the American Medical Association. Vol 278 (2), 1997, pp.131-135.

Peel Region Public Health Unit, Violence Prevention Task Force. Shades of Grey. 1998.

Totten, Mark. Guys, Gangs and Girlfriend Abuse. Broadview Press, Peterborough, Ontario, 2000.

Moles, Kerry. Teen Relationship Workbook, Wellness Reproductions and Publishing, Inc. www.wellness-resources.com

Barbara Coloroso. The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander