PADV’s Teen Summit will teach you how to navigate the mixed signals of dating, establish personal boundaries and understand what’s okay and what’s not in a relationship.It will be a fun and interactive day full of giveaways and sensational performances. It can be challenging to educate your adolescent on what a healthy, respectful and mutually empowering relationship looks like amidst a culture of contrary depictions.
Mission PADV works to end the crime of intimate partner violence and empower its survivors.
History For 40 years, PADV, the largest nonprofit domestic violence organization in Georgia, has provided professional, compassionate, and empowering support to battered women and their children in metro Atlanta.
PADV began as an all-volunteer agency in 1975 and incorporated in 1977.
Today, the agency has 39 full- and part-time staff with an administrative office and two 24-hour emergency shelters in Fulton and Gwinnett counties.
Admission is free so register you and your teen(s) today! Join the teen’s conversation with VOX Investigates here.
During the past 12 months, one in 10 teens said they have been hit or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend at least once.
And nearly half of all teens in relationships say they know friends who have been verbally abused.
PADV’s 7th Annual Teen Summit is an excellent opportunity for teens and adults to learn about the issue of teen dating violence, how to address it and the role they can play in establishing healthy relationships.
This Summit will offer two tracks of workshops, one for teens and the other for adults.
It can be challenging to find your voice when you’re in a relationship with someone who hurts you or makes you feel bad.
It can also be difficult to know for sure if a relationship is good for you or if there are warning signs you’re witnessing.