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  1. Abuse Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  2. Lesson • By the end of the lesson the students will: • know the different types of abuse • Be able to give specific examples of each type of abuse • Will know what to do if they know someone who is experiencing abuse

  3. Definition Abuse: The intentional use of physical, sexual, emotional, or verbal force on another person Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  4. Specific Types of Abuse • Child abuse, may include • Physical abuse • Sexual abuse • Emotional abuse • Neglect or omission of care • Sexual abuse • Spousal abuse Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  5. Child Abuse • This topic covers a wide range of parental actions, or inactions that may result in harm being inflicted on a child • Affects children of all ages • Incidents of abuse occurs in all: • Religions • Ethnic and racial groups • Geographic areas Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  6. Child abuse - Neglect • The most prevalent form of child abuse • Results from the parent’s failure to provide adequate: • Food • Clothing • Shelter • Medical care • Education • Moral training Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  7. Abusing parents • Most abusers were abused as children • One cause is when they place unrealistic psychological needs on their children which the child is incapable of fulfilling, leading to the abuse • Few abusers are true psycho- or sociopaths Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  8. Prevention of Abuse • Only since the 1960’s has child abuse risen in prominence to the point were governments have taken some steps in protecting children • Even today in the U.S. more than 6 million children are abused each year • Of this almost 2 500 of them die. Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  9. Summary • “Effective prevention (of child abuse) requires a fundamental change in societal values and public priorities in order to correct the conditions of poverty, unemployment, inadequate housing and ill health that are found in the overwhelming majority of abusing families.” • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqpEFMxwGQ8 Source: http://www.ribt.org/kuird/html/raheel_asfa.html Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  10. Spousal Abuse • Definition: the physical or emotional abuse of a spouse • Spouse: A marriage partner; a husband or wife Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  11. Spousal Abuse: Types (draw this table) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNXbMMjzbe4 Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  12. Physical Abuse - examples • Restraint – being held down against your will, or not permitted to move freely • Physical assault – being hit with a slap, punch, knee, foot. Also burned, or having an object thrown at you. • Sexual assault – just because you are in a relationship you do not give up the right to your own body. You still have a right to say “no” Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  13. Verbal abuse • Abusive anger- partner blows up at you • Criticizing – derogatory remarks about weight or figure • Name-calling – being called a liar or a hypocrite • Threatening – taunts about leaving you • Blaming – tells you their behaviour is your fault Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  14. Emotional Manipulation The following are some examples of Emotional Manipulation • You make a statement and it is turned around • Crazy making – they say one thing then later assure you that they did not say it • Guilt mongering – you are made to feel like you always do the wrong thing even when you do nothing at all. Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  15. Financial Abuse • This may occur when one partner earns more than the other. • If you are financially dependent on your partner and recognize that having access to funds often feels like a control issue. • Having funds and getting swindled out of your money. • Money can be a means of control. Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  16. How to help yourself: knowledge Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  17. How to help others? • If you hear or see abusive behavior... • Call 911 • How to suspect abuse... • Black eye, broken bones, bruises… • No good explanations • Signs of a possible abuser • Shows jealousy, humiliation, anger, threats of violence (physical or sexual) etc. Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse

  18. Conclusion If we are truly created in the image and likeness of God what does it mean to see another human being abused and not doing anything to stop it? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JHIDBBn5JA