About

Ctrl+Alt+Del proposes an interactive multimodal package helping adolescents in preventing and responding to various kinds of Online Teen Dating Violence (OTDV), by also involving parents and actors of education and protection systems.
It aims at: (i) Tackle prejudices, gender stereotypes and norms that encourage/condone OTDV (ii) Promote positive intimate relationships among teenagers (iii) Empower potential victims in claiming their rights (iv) Improve professional competences on the issue (v) Develop an innovative prevention practice and test its effectiveness (vi) Increase public awareness around OTDV.
Beneficiaries: Teenagers, Parents, Professionals, Children: direct min 440; indirect: min 4.000 up to 10.000.
he project adopts a teen-centered perspective, with a focus on apps and social networks. Activities include:
An educational path to help teenagers in learning to: Control the circulation of their intimate images on social networks; say Alt to inappropriate behaviors regarding potentially risky practices for their intimacy; Delete personal material circulated on the web.
An awareness-raising campaign among peers, adults and children, entirely based on social media. The education path combines: - music therapy sessions and workshops, for expressing emotional states difficult to be verbalized - drama, focus group and peer education, for discussion and sharing of experiences. The campaign is based on Visual Storytelling applied to Social Stories (Instagram stories, Whatsapp and Facebook Stories) to disseminate knowledge and experiences. Mutual learning, research, training and dissemination are planned.
Expected results:
 - Teens: increased skills to self-protect
- Parents: enhanced ability to communicate with adolescents about OTDV
- Professionals: improved knowledge
- Children: acquired respectful attitudes

Research Unit: Music & Drama

Duration: 2020 - 2022

Funding: EU

Partners:

  • Leading Partner:
    UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI NAPOLI FEDERICO II (PI: Prof. Patrizia Cozzolino)

  • Project Partners:
    ROOTS IN ACTION (ROOTS IN ACTION)
    PROTOM GROUP SPA (PROTOM)
    LUCA SCHOOL OF ARTS (LUCA)

Researchers

Dr. Jos De Backer
Dr. Katrien Foubert

Publications and realisations