Ontario English Catholic Teachers

Violence Prevention

Web Resources

A School-based Anti-Violence Prevention Program (ASAP) 
The Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System created a resource package to help support teachers in developing a systematic anti-violence program. The ASAP website includes teacher resource packages on Media Violence and Gender Equity in the Media, Dating Violence, Sexual Harassment, and Bullying.
Canadian Safe School Network 
The Canadian Safe School Network offers a number of programs and resources to help reduce youth violence in schools and communities, including brochures, interactive CD-ROM’s, workshops, and assembly programs.
Center for the Study of Violence 
The Center for the Study of Violence promotes research on understanding and reducing aggression and violence in modern society, and provides publications, books, media, and links.
Child Assault Prevention (CAP) Project
The Child Assault Prevention (CAP) Project is Centre ontarien de prévention des agressions (COPA’s) core violence prevention program. It is a school-based violence prevention education program for Grades 1-6. The program entails workshops for students, parents, and staff using role play and skill development. The focus is on developing awareness and self-esteem.
COURAGE 7 and 8 and COURAGE High School are school-based violence prevention education programs designed and offered by COPA, a non-profit provincial agency with a unique approach to fostering ‘safe, strong, and free’ schools and communities.
Far From the Heart 
An interactive website and film addressing dating violence and sexual assault, Far From the Heart aims to help youth recognize the different forms of pressure and violence in dating relationships, and explores the issues that lie beneath this behaviour.