Mission: The Dibble Institute equips young people with the skills and knowledge they need to develop healthy romantic relationships now and in the future.
Results: Since our founding in 1996, Dibble has spearheaded efforts to build awareness and utilization of relationship skills programs for youth. Some of our accomplishments include: Programs * Dibble has developed more than a dozen curricula and other programs addressing teen relationship skills. * Through our online bookstore, we distribute an additional 50 educational resources from other publishers, all carefully reviewed for quality and content. Outreach and audience * Dibble programs have reached over 100,000 students in all 50 states. They are used at public and private schools, after school programs, community youth programs, youth agencies, health clinics, juvenile justice locations, and more. * We exhibit at 30 educator conferences nationwide, reaching more than 3,500 teachers annually. We also make presentations at regional educator meetings, universities, and other organizations. * We have consulted with The Brookings Institute, RAND, The Urban Institute, The Institute for American Values, and The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center.
Target demographics: Young people ages 12-24
Direct beneficiaries per year: 3,500 teachers
Geographic areas served: The United States and the world.
Programs: The Dibble Institute uses research to develop curricula that are best practices, research based, age appropriate, easy to teach, and evaluated, Train teachers and other youth workers, Evaluate curricula, and Disseminate research regarding marriage to youth.