A resource to guide secondary school students and teachers through an exploration of the issues of teen abuse, gender stereotyping and bullying and the problems these issues can cause for young people. There will an opportunity to discuss potential solutions and support systems that young people can access if the issues are relevant to them.
‘Crush’ explores the issues of teen abuse and gender stereotyping. The screenplay promotes discussion about abuse in teen relationships, the warning signs of an abusive relationship and how to give and gain support when faced with abuse. There are 4 structured lesson plans which go alongside the film to promote discussion and dialogue between young people and this difficult subject.
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Zero Tolerance, 2011