Domestic Violence and Children

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/11/11 Domestic Violence and Children Peter Warren, MS University of South Carolina Dec. 1, 2009
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2/11/11 What is domestic violence? What is the first thing you think of when you hear the phrase “domestic violence?” Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person to control another in a
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2/11/11 What is domestic violence? Examples of physical domestic violence or abuse: Hitting Slapping Shoving Choking Restraining
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2/11/11 What is domestic violence? Examples of emotional or psychological domestic violence or abuse: Threatening harm to self or others Dictating who someone can associate with Dictating the kinds of activities a person can do or places they can go
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Statistics Approximately 1 in 4 women will be or have been physically or sexually abused by a partner at some point in their lives.1 Females who are 20-24 years of age are at the greatest risk of nonfatal intimate partner violence.2
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