Preventing Teen Dating Violence Among Latino Youth

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This presentation will provide a clear understanding between a healthy dating relationship and an unhealthy dating relationship. What are the statistics on teen dating violence among Latino and Hispanic youth across the US? Teen dating violence can be prevented by learning warning signs and red flags that lead to abusive relationships. Setting boundaries early in a relationship may help prevent a teenager from becoming a victim of teen dating violence. Victims of dating violence may turn to substances to try to cope with the pain, shame and guilt.

Learning Objectives:
o Describe statistics of teen dating violence
o Define healthy vs unhealthy relationships
o Recognize warning signs
o Develop healthy communication skills
o Establish setting boundaries
o Identify Substance Use


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Glory McDaniel, MA, LPCC, LAC, NCC

In May of 2018, Glory McDaniel earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Program from Denver Seminary. Mrs. McDaniel is a bilingual therapist working with specific treatment of co-occurring substance use disorders and posttraumatic stress, addiction, and mental illness, leading both English and Spanish groups, educating the community as well as individual counseling. She serves on the board of the Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals (CAAP) and facilitator for Mending the Soul (MTS) groups for women survivors of abuse. Mrs. McDaniel earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services with emphases in Domestic Violence Counseling and Addiction Counseling from the Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2013. She interned with the Center for Trauma and Resilience, formerly known as Denver Center for Crime Victims (DCCV), and later joined the Colorado Organization of Victim Assistance (COVA) as their Human Trafficking Case Manager.

February 18, 2020
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