Teen Dating Violence
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/intimatepartnerviolence/teen_dating_violence.html
- Provides comprehensive research and resources on teen dating/intimate partner violence.
- National Dating Abuse Helpline and Love is Respect: http://www.loveisrespect.org or 1-866-331-9474 or text loveis to 22522
- National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
- National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
- National Sexual Violence Resource: https://www.nsvrc.org/
- Teen Dating Violence Resources: https://www.teendvmonth.org/
Therapy For Black Women
Therapy for Black Girls (https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com): Website by psychologist Dr. Joy Harden-Bradford offers resources for young women of color through her blogs and her podcast. There is also a link for therapist to add their names to a national directory for therapists. A Facebook group is available.
Black Therapist Rocks: (https://www.blacktherapistsrock.com/Home#mission). This organization was founded by Deran Young. The mission of Black Therapists Rock! is: “to motivate counseling and psych related professionals, while working to educate and elevate vulnerable communities through awareness and prevention based outreach.” A Facebook group is available.
Boykin Consulting (www.boykinconsulting.com). Website by Dr. Lolita Boykin to provide professional development programs and services to help social workers, and other helping professionals, take care of themselves at work and in life.
Professional Facebook Groups:
A Seat At The Table for Social Workers: (https://www.facebook.com/groups/ASeatAtTheTableForSocialWorkers/). A Seat At The Table Social Work was created by Marline Francois, LCSW to help Social Workers and students learn how to break glass ceilings. You don’t need to be overworked and underpaid, it’s time to create the life you’ve always deserved serving the people you love.
The Black Girl Clinician Collective: (https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackgirlclinicians/). This is a space for Black women mental health professionals who currently have private practices to provide and receive support and feedback about building and scaling the practice.
Sista Social Workers UNPLUGGED: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SistaSocialWorkersUNPLUGGED/. Sista Social Workers UNPLUGGED is a group for us and by us…social workers who are Black and female. Here, we are able to be candid, vulnerable, nourishing to and for one another, as we navigate our experiences being Black women in the helping profession.