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Sisters Seeking Change is a culturally specific support group that caters to African American individuals. Nonetheless, we welcome ANYONE that is a survivor of domestic violence.Over the course of the 8 weeks, topics relevant to domestic violence such as safety planning, establishing healthy relationships, rebuilding self-esteem, setting boundaries, and overcoming cultural barriers that African Americans face when dealing with domestic violence will be discussed. This program also provides childcare free of charge.
Stepping Stones uses a psycho-educational family intervention model to address the potential risks and impacts of domestic violence on the family. The intended outcomes of the program are to increase parenting skills, address coping strategies for parents & children, safety planning skills, and decreasing the effects of post-violence stress.Eight weekly sessions will be held with the non-offending parent and their children. Stepping Stones is for families with children ages 6-11 years old who have been exposed to domestic violence.
New Directions is an interactive family violence prevention program that provides support for youth and their families who have experienced teen-initiated domestic violence. The program follows a specifically designed curriculum that focuses on the issues of anger management, conflict resolution, effective communication, and family management.Eight weekly sessions will be held for teens 12-18 years old and their parents. The program will assist participants in strengthening the family dynamic, decreasing incidents of teen initiated violence, and minimizing involvement in the juvenile system.