Intimate Partner Violence: Raising Our Awareness as Clinicians

More Resources


Dating Violence: Being Better Prepared to End Abuse by Robyn E. Brickel, MA, LMFT

Sexual Assault: What It Looks Like, How to Prevent It and Help Survivors Recover by Robyn E. Brickel, MA, LMFT

 Why Domestic Violence Occurs and How to Stop It by Lisa Firestone, PhD


National Hotline

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

Advocacy and Education

Saving Promise works for public awareness and prevention to reduce the number of individuals and families that are impacted by intimate partner violence

No More, a public awareness campaign to end domestic violence and sexual assault

One Love

Resources for Teens

Break The Cycle:

A national organization to empower youth to end dating abuse and manage emotions.

Love is Respect

A website, hotline, chat line and text-based support to get help for yourself or someone else. A partnership between Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline.

One Love Foundation

Founded in 2010 to honor Yeardley Love, a UVA senior and lacrosse player who was beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend. It reaches out to young people across the country to raise awareness about the warning signs of abuse. Victim and Survivor Resources

Includes hotline phone numbers, and links to help those in abusive relationships, and promote prevention.

Smartphone Applications

Circle of 6

iPhone and Android app designed to give college students a fast private way to reach six friends they choose.

Love Is Not Abuse

iPhone app designed for parents, to help them recognize signs of relationship abuse through technology, cell phone messages, and social networking. It helps parents understand the nature and impact of digital dating abuse, and links parents and teens to resources for help, and the Love Is Not Abuse curriculum for teens.

My Plan App

Offered by the One Love Foundation, this app helps a person determine if a relationship is unsafe and create an action plan to leave safely.

For Family and Friends of Abuse Victims

Love Is Respect Safety Planning

An interactive guide for family, friends and someone experiencing abuse, to help them find safety and know how to act in different scenarios.

In Alexandria Virginia

Alexandria Domestic Violence Program 703-746-4911 – Excellent resources for family and victims of abuse.


Intimate Partner Violence: Raising Our Awareness as Clinicians