Guest Speaker Relationship Violence

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+ Relationship Violence Erin L. Good Relationship Violence
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+ Objectives Identify key concepts of relationship violence across the lifespan Understand considerations for special populations Recognize how our culture may promote violence Learn how to help a person in a violent relationship
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Defining Relationship Violence What does this mean to you?
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+ Relationship Violence Relationship Violence is a pattern of behavior in which one partner uses fear and intimidation to establish power and control over the other partner, often including the threat or use of violence. This abuse happens when one person believes they are entitled to control another. Relationship violence can and does occur in any type of intimate relationship – dating, marriage, co-habitation, or roommate arrangements. It occurs between couples who are straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender. It may or may not include sexual assault, and is sometimes called domestic violence/domestic  abuse.
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+ Common Responses Physical abuse – hitting, slapping, punching Verbal abuse – name calling, shouting, threatening Sexual abuse – forced sexual acts, forced prostitution
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+ Other Tactics Isolation – limiting who a person can talk to and/or see Economic abuse – Preventing someone from getting or keeping a job, taking a person’s paycheck Using children – Using kids to relay messages, threatening to take kids away, using visitation to harass
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+ Relationship Violence: Adolescence Nearly 1 in 5 teenage girls who have been in a relationship said a boyfriend had threatened violence or self-harm if presented with a break- up. 1 in 4 teenage girls who have been in
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2010 for the course FSHD 237 taught by Professor Payne during the Spring '09 term at Arizona.

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