Safety Planning Scenarios 1. Brian and Megan have been dating for five years. They own a home together and have no children. Megan has been verbally and emotionally abusive towards Brian and extremely jealous throughout the relationship. More recently, she has become physically abusive towards him. Brian’s family lives out of state and he’s too ashamed to stay with friends, because then he would have to tell them what was going on. 2. Maria and Jesus have been married for 11 years and they have two children, ages 6 and 9. Maria is undocumented and Jesus does not allow her to work. She relies on Jesus to give her an allowance each week. Jesus has been physically and verbally abusive towards Maria for several years. Jesus threatens to take the children and call immigration if Maria ever tries to leave him. Maria’s only relatives live in Mexico. 3. Mark and Greg live together and are in the process of adopting a son. Mark was always overly jealous, but lately his behavior has become more controlling. He’s
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course SOC 168 taught by Professor Lio during the Spring '07 term at UC Riverside.