Presentation on theme: "Build Me Up Buttercup: Self Esteem As It Relates to Abuse Prevention"— Presentation transcript:
1 Build Me Up Buttercup: Self Esteem As It Relates to Abuse Prevention Sara Willis & Jessica Naslund & Self Advocate
2 Objectives Knowledge: Understand the concept of self esteem Attitudes/values: Appreciate how people, events and circumstances influence self esteemSkills: Explore our own self worth
3 Vulnerable Populations Statistics of Abuse by PopulationElderlyChildrenSubstance abuseMental illnessDevelopmental/intellectual disabilities
4 Other Factors That Put People At Risk Needs support with personal careHas a physical disabilityFamily History of AbuseLimited privacyLack of EducationLittle or no support systemFew opportunities to engage in healthy relationshipsFamily crisisFinancial ProblemsDiscuss how each of these risk factors may contribute to the likelihood of abuse
5 Safe Circle Coalition April 2010 Identify and recommend best practices in the areas of healthy relationships and sexuality as well as to raise awareness in the St. Louis region about prevention, identification, and response to abuses or exploitation.
11 High Self Esteem=More Healthy Relationships Able to better advocate for yourselfWhen you feel better about yourself, you communicate betterYou have to love yourself first before others can love youConfident people attract other confident peopleAllow only positive people in your lifeThe people in your life value youYou share in decision making
12 Question & CommentsThank you so much for your time! If you want to learn more about Safe Circle and their mission or you would like a copy of this presentation, please