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1 Chapter 7 Resolving Conflicts and Preventing Violence Lesson 3 Preventing Violence Next >> Click for: >> Main Menu >> Chapter 7 Assessment Teachers notes are available in the notes section of this presentation.

2 assault An attack on another person in order to hurt him or her Forced sexual intercourse A violent crime that results in the death of another person rape homicide A group of young people who come together to take part in illegal activities gang

3 bullying A type of violence in which one person uses threats, taunts, or violence to intimidate another again and again When a person uses violence in a dating relationship to control his or her partner A special school program where teens decide punishments for other teens for bullying and other problem behaviors dating violence youth court

4 In this lesson, you will be able to identify causes of violence. describe what gangs are. define bullying. analyze dating violence. develop skills to protect against violence.

5 Predicting Look over the major and minor headings in this lesson. Write a brief paragraph describing the types of information that you think will be covered in this lesson. Headings in this Lesson Violence in Society Factors that Contribute to Violence Gangs Bullying Dating Violence Protect Yourself from Violence Reducing Violence at School Reducing Violence in Communities

6 Violence in Society The most common violent crime is assault. assault An attack on another person in order to hurt him or her The second most common crime is robbery, which is taking another persons property by force or the threat of force.

7 Violence in Society Rape and homicide are very violent crimes. rape Forced sexual intercourse homicide A violent crime that results in the death of another person

8 Violence in Society Most teens are not violent. It is common for teens who have grown up with violence in their homes to use violence.

9 Factors that Contribute to Violence Prejudice Availability of Weapons Peer Pressure Alcohol and Other Drugs

10 Risk Factors for Engaging in Violence Factors that Contribute to Violence Engaging in Risky Behaviors Having Parents Who are Violent Committing Crimes Earlier in Life Seeing Violence as an Acceptable Way of Life

11 Gangs A teen may join a gang because it makes him or her feel more adult and give him or her a sense of belonging to something. gang A group of young people who come together to take part in illegal activities

12 Gangs Keeping Safe from Gang Violence Dont join a gang or hang out with gang members. Dont wear gang-related colors or clothing. Walk away when threatened by a gang member. Get help from the police or a trusted adult.

13 Bullying There are three types of bullying. bullying A type of violence in which one person uses threats, taunts, or violence to intimidate another again and again PhysicalVerbalPsychological

14 Dating Violence There are three types of dating violence. dating violence When a person uses violence in a dating relationship to control his or her partner PhysicalEmotionalPsychological

15 Dating Violence Reasons for Dating Violence A person may have seen violence in their home or been a victim of abuse. A person may have learned the behavior from movies, music videos, video games, or other people.

16 Dating Violence Warning Signs of Dating Violence Feeling scared or frightened Discovering a persons history of violence Feeling bullied or put down in front of others Having no control in decisions

17 Protect Yourself from Violence Do keep control of yourself. Dos Do stay calm and speak softly. Do walk away if necessary. Do apologize if necessary. Do try to turn the other persons attention to somewhere else.

18 Protect Yourself from Violence Do use your sense of humor. Dos Do give the other person a way out. Do let the other person leave or save face without fighting. Do try to understand how the other person thinks or feels. Do try to figure out what the other person needs. Do tell an adult.

19 Protect Yourself from Violence Dont let your emotions get the better of you. Donts Dont let the other person force you into a fight. Dont try to get even. Dont tease. Dont be hostile, rude, or sarcastic. Dont threaten or insult the person.

20 Reducing Violence at School Some strategies that schools use to reduce violence include: School uniforms Dress codes Security systems Peer mediation and youth court programs youth court A special school program where teens decide punishment for other teens for bullying and other problem behaviors

21 Reducing Violence at School Some strategies that communities use to reduce violence include: Academic, recreational, and cultural after-school programs Improved lighting in parks and playgrounds Neighborhood Watch Programs More police officers on foot, bicycle, or horseback

22 Being Safe On the Street Let your parents know where you are. Dont walk by yourself if possible. If someone is following you, go into a public place. Have your keys ready when you get home. Dont accept rides from strangers.

23 Being Safe At Home Keep doors and windows locked. Only open the door to people you know. Dont give out any personal information on the phone.

24 What I Learned List What are four common violent crimes? Lesson 3 Review

25 What I Learned Vocabulary Define gang. Lesson 3 Review

26 What I Learned Identify What can you do to stay safe from gang violence? Lesson 3 Review

27 What I Learned Explain How can you help prevent bullying? Lesson 3 Review

28 What I Learned Lesson 3 Review Describe What strategies should you use to keep yourself safe if you are walking home and you think you are being followed?

29 Thinking Critically Analyze Maria and George are dating. Maria wants George to spend all his time with her and not to talk to other girls. Is this a sign of a healthy relationship? Why or why not? Lesson 3 Review

30 Thinking Critically Apply Imagine that you are home alone and two people you dont know come to the door. They tell you that their car broke down and ask if they can come in and use your phone. What should you do to avoid possible risk to your safety? Lesson 3 Review

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