8. Family relationships.part 2

Survival mode fear tactics to take control confusing

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Unformatted text preview: l with trauma comes n ightmares, isolation, d epression, survival mode, -fear tactics to take control -confusing children -physical, sexual or emotional abuse. -if there is physical and s exual then there is almost always emotional abuse as well. -generational cycle of p hysical abuse -greater stress in life -not as much skills with p arenting difficulty with trust -eating disorder 50% -challenges forming i ntimate relationships -1 or 2 directions -completely avoiding s exual activity -highly sexual, p romiscuity. -unaware -higher risk with drugs, alcohol and suicide -girls - sexually abused boys- physically abused -most likely to come from step parent than b iological parents -caregiver should b elieve adolescent. sex offenders i nternship RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME • About 1 million adolescents run away from home each year in the U.S. (Whitbeck, 2009) • About ! of these are “throwaways” – their parents forced them to leave • Adolescents who run away have often experienced high conflict with their parents throwaways- homeless and kicked out by p arents -home is no longer safe -minors no financial h elp, get involved in i llegal activity in order t o get by -highly vulnerable -problems at school -psychological issues -homosexual, gay, or l esbian running away -drug use and criminal activity MOVIE CLIP: TEENS WHO LIVE UNDERGROUND • Many have experienced physical or sexual abuse • Adolescents who run away tend to be highly vulnerable to exploitation STREET CHILD...
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