Parent Messaging Feb. 2017 (Healthy Relationships)

Teens receive many mixed messages about relationships.
If you’re not talking to your teen… who is?
Here are tips on how to start the conversation.

https://www.futureswithoutviolence.org/talk-teens-teen-dating-violence/
http://www.loveisrespect.org/for-someone-else/help-my-child/

Over half of the teens in our region have heard other students make derogatory or insulting comments about someone’s religion, ethnicity, or sexual orientation at school. It’s not just a joke. Follow the link to help your child know the difference.
http://missourifamilies.org/features/parentingarticles/parenting69.htm
http://www.civilrights.org/publications/reports/talking_to_our_children/

(Note: A program guide for teachers addressing prejudice in the classroom: http://www.partnersagainsthate.org/educators/pag_2_ed.pdf )