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Voices in Prevention

Voices in Prevention (VIP) is Tubman’s 6-week violence prevention curriculum. This curriculum is taught in middle and high schools in Hennepin, Ramsey and Washington counties. VIP offers additional services including support groups, one-on-one sessions, peer mediation, and service learning. For more information, call 612.825.3333 or email

Violence Prevention Curriculum:

  • Lesson One: Defining Violence
    • Differentiating between healthy and unhealthy relationships
    • Defining domestic violence and identifying its many complex forms
  • Lesson Two: Building Empathy
    • Defining empathy and its role in understanding domestic violence
    • Identifying the roots of domestic violence and behavioral patterns in relationships
  • Lesson Three: You and Your Environment
    • Introducing gender role socialization and how it can impact individuals and relationships
    • Understanding personal power and exploring tools to use it in healthy ways
  • Lesson Four: Regulating Emotions and Coping
    • Identifying emotional triggers and how to respond with regulated behavior
    • Defining and honoring physical and emotional boundaries
  • Lesson Five: Communication
    • Identifying listening styles and how these styles can impact others
    • Exploring how various patterns of communication can affect the outcome of a conflict
  • Lesson Six: Tools for Creating Change
    • Identifying personal and community resources
    • Exploring how to create change within ourselves and in the community

Partner Locations for VIP

Thank you to the following schools and community sites for hosting the Voices in Prevention curriculum or one-time presentations during 2019: 


AGAPE High School

Ann Bremer Education Center

Anwatin Middle School

Battle Creek Middle School

Career and Life Transition Program

Como Park High School

East Ridge High School

Edison High School

Face 2 Face Academy

Farnsworth Aerospace

Gordon Parks High School

Harding High School

Hastings High School

Highland Park High School

Irondale High School

Longfellow Community School

Maple Grove Middle School

New Heights Charter School

Next Step Transition Center

North Community High School

North Saint Paul High School

Oakland Middle School

Paragon Treatment Center

Park Center Senior High

Roosevelt High School

Roseville Area High School

Roseville Area Middle School

Simley High School

Solid Ground MN

South High School

St. Anthony Village High School

Stillwater Area High School

Stillwater Junior High School

Twin Cities Academy

Washington Tech High School

White Bear Lake ALC

White Bear Lake North Campus

Woodbury High School