Discovery Dating is currently being applied with youth and adults as a broad-spectrum intervention tool to develop decisional skills to reduce risk behaviors including teen pregnancy, violence, substance abuse and unhealthy relationships.For over ten years, we have implemented Discovery Dating in classrooms, parent programs, prisons, youth clubs, mentor-mentee programs, and support groups.
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We believe these findings are largely due to the impact of Discovery Dating on youth’s increased personal agency.
In an unpublished study conducted in 2010-2011, skills for personal agency increased by 12% (p = 0.006) among middle school students who received Discovery Dating based on a comparison of pre- and post-test scores.
A recent program brought together mothers and children harmed by domestic violence, using Discovery Dating as a lens to explore these past harms and create future avenues for family healing.
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