|Women In Distress of Broward County, Inc. collaborates with schools, non-profit agencies, faith-based organizations, healthcare providers, businesses, disability service providers, and law enforcement agencies to support healthy relationships and to reduce and prevent domestic violence with youth-based trainings, presentations, materials, and consultation. Women In Distress staff and AmeriCorps Members deliver School Board approved curriculum on healthy relationships to students from Kindergarten to High School.
To schedule a program for students, please contact AmeriCorps & Community Education Manager, Jennifer Mossadeghi at 954-760-9800 x 1261.
Hands Are For Helping (Grades K-2)
The goal of this curriculum is to promote and reinforce nonviolent behaviors in students by helping them define self-respect and respect for others.
Get Real About Violence Curriculum (Grades 3-5)
The emphasis of this curriculum is placed on solving conflicts non-violently, reaching out to adults for help, dealing with bullies, and encouraging productive action when witnessing violence.
View a session-by-session outline of our Elementary Programs.
Teen & Young Adult Programs
Imagine a World Where Love Doesn’t Hurt: Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention
The objective of “Imagine…” is to create awareness about the prevalence of dating violence in society, and teach students non-violent techniques to support victims of dating violence.
View a session by session outline of our Imagine Program.
M.A.S.C.: Men Advocating Social Change
This program offers a safe place for young men and boys to talk with their peers about the struggles and successes that are unique to their gender.
View a session by session outline of our MASC Program.