Prior to implementation, it is recommended that you read the Introduction for the curriculum you plan to implement in its entirety.In addition, facilitators are encouraged to participate in facilitator training.The policy can be found at: with FDOE, FCADV developed an Implementation Guide to the Model Policy.This guide provides more details to school districts, school administration, and other staff who may be involved in implementing a dating violence policy.(E) For each cooperative education school district established pursuant to section 3311.521 of the Revised Code and each city, exempted village, and local school district that has territory within such a cooperative district, the curriculum adopted pursuant to divisions (A) to (D) of this section shall only include the study of the subjects that apply to the grades operated by each such school district.
The Implementation Guide is available here(PDF) School districts are encouraged to work closely with their local certified domestic violence centers to provide appropriate support and referrals to students impacted by dating or domestic violence.
(C) As specified in divisions (B)(6) and (C)(6) of section 3313.603 of the Revised Code, except as provided in division (E) of this section, every high school shall include in the requirements for graduation from any curriculum one-half unit each of American history and government.
(D) Except as provided in division (E) of this section, basic instruction or demonstrated mastery in geography, United States history, the government of the United States, the government of the state of Ohio, local government in Ohio, the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the Constitution of the state of Ohio shall be required before pupils may participate in courses involving the study of social problems, economics, foreign affairs, United Nations, world government, socialism, and communism.
Implementation of sessions one through five in each curriculum will provide students an opportunity to further explore the components of healthy relationships.
Completion of sessions one through eight in each curriculum will provide students an opportunity to explore advanced concepts around dating violence and their role in preventing teen dating violence.
In some cases, centers can provide a speaker for your class about prevention.