Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Industry News: The Stevie Awards

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Awards

The Stevie Awards organization announced that the PublicSchoolWORKS customer service and support team has been named a finalist in the 8th annual Stevie® Awards for Customer Service Department of the Year in Public Service & Education. The gold, silver or bronze status is announced on 2/21 at their award gala. We are proud to receive […]

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Resource Highlight: CDC’s Dating Matters™ Initiative

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created a new prevention initiative, “Dating Matters™: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships”, to help halt the negative impacts of teen dating violence. Specifically, the program helps educate teens, school personnel and community individuals about the risk factors, warning signs and where to go for help for […]

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Parent Resources: Teen Dating Violence

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

Preparing parents how to prevent or support victims of teen dating violence also is important to achieving better results. WORKS has found several ready-to-use, free resources for your Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month efforts. General Resources: Veto Violence: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention ; What is Dating Violence? factsheet;  “Break the Silence: Stop the Violence” […]

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Course Highlight: Teen Dating Violence

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Courses

Creating an environment conducive to learning is the ultimate goal for every educator. However, outside sources of trauma and emotional distress like teen dating violence, can negatively impact the learning environment. Students who are victims of teen dating violence often walk the same hallways and sit in classes with their perpetrator, making hard for students […]

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Awareness Month: Preparing for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Bullying, Courses, Internet Safety

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a recent national survey found that 1 in 10 teens reported being purposely hit or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend at least once in the 12 months prior to the survey. Victims of teen dating violence have an increased likelihood of being depressed […]

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