The symposium is geared toward those who have experience and training in managing or overseeing BASICS programs.
The Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.
The conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to only those people employed by governmental or non-profit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, social work, victim's advocacy, therapy, probation/parole, campus safety and medicine who work directly with victims of crime.
Dating violence is controlling, abusive, and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It can include verbal, emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or a combination.
The Texas Association of School Boards also sent a revised Model Student Code of Conduct to its members.
Changes relevant to the dating violence policy requirement are found on page 4 (in the middle of the page discussing prohibited behavior) and in the Glossary on page 40.
Superintendents also received the Guide to Addressing Dating Violence in Texas Schools.