REP is designed to enhance students’ awareness of dating abuse and healthy relationships through education and interaction.REP Educators visit classrooms and assemblies in high schools and middle schools throughout Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens counties.Educators talk with students about characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships, the cycle of abuse and the warning signs of relationship violence.The conversation also includes current stories regarding dating abuse and explains what students can do if they or someone they know is involved in a violent or dangerous relationship.We discuss definitions & types of abuse, warnings signs, relevant stories and how to prevent and respond to dating violence.
REP is currently offered in three different formats.
The recent resignation of White House official Rob Porter after a photo surfaced of his ex-wife with a black eye demonstrates the power of seeing what people sometimes want to dismiss as an argument into sharp relief, reminding us that grave injury can result.
Read more on our blog from Founder & President Esta Soler.
Few estimates are available to describe the prevalence of violence experienced by American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) women and men.
In addition, these estimates are often based on local rather than national samples.