Dynamics of Domestic Violence
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 10

Dynamics of Domestic Violence PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 163 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Dynamics of Domestic Violence. Course Overview. Statistics About Domestic Abuse Myths Causes of Abuse Definitions of Abuse Dynamics of Domestic Abuse Why Women Stay How to Talk to Victims. Statistics. National State City. Myths. Battering is rare. Only some people experience it.

Download Presentation

Dynamics of Domestic Violence

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Dynamics of domestic violence

Dynamics of Domestic Violence


Course overview

Course Overview

  • Statistics About Domestic Abuse

  • Myths

  • Causes of Abuse

  • Definitions of Abuse

  • Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

  • Why Women Stay

  • How to Talk to Victims


Statistics

Statistics

  • National

  • State

  • City


Myths

Myths

  • Battering is rare. Only some people experience it.

  • Men who batter are very mean, scuzzy, and “skid row” types. They hate everybody.

  • Battered women are always uneducated, “lower class” or working class, or poor. Battered women are from minority groups, who don’t know any better.

  • Battered women always look beat up. They look abused and assaulted. You can always tell who they are.


Causes of abuse

Causes of Abuse

  • Learned

  • Opportunity/Societal Forces

  • Stress

  • Decision


Definition of abuse

Definition of Abuse

  • Abuse

  • Physical

  • Emotional

  • Psychological

  • Sexual


Dynamics of domestic abuse

Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

  • Phase 1: Escalation

  • Phase 2: Acute Battering

  • Phase 3: Honeymoon or Sorrow

  • The Use of Power to Attain Control in a Relationship


Why stay in an abusive relationship

Why stay in an abusive relationship?

  • Fear of Partner’s Action

  • Effects of Abuse

  • Isolation

  • Economic Dependency

  • Leaving is a Process


How to talk to victims

How to talk to Victims

  • Listen to them

  • Believe them.

  • Assure them that it is not their fault

  • Do not pass judgment on them or the person that hurt them

  • Tell them about support services that are available

  • Ask if they are safe right now

  • If they are in immediate danger call 911


Resources

Resources

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline- 1-800-799-7233

  • Minnesota 24-hour Hotline- 1-866-223-1111


  • Login