Presentation on theme: "Sara Willis & Jessica Naslund & Self Advocate. Objectives Knowledge: Understand the concept of self esteem Attitudes/values: Appreciate how people, events."— Presentation transcript:
Sara Willis & Jessica Naslund & Self Advocate
Objectives Knowledge: Understand the concept of self esteem Attitudes/values: Appreciate how people, events and circumstances influence self esteem Skills: Explore our own self worth
Vulnerable Populations Statistics of Abuse by Population Elderly Children Substance abuse Mental illness Developmental/intellectual disabilities
Other Factors That Put People At Risk Needs support with personal care Has a physical disability Family History of Abuse Limited privacy Lack of Education Little or no support system Few opportunities to engage in healthy relationships Family crisis Financial Problems
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.
Dave Hingsburger’s Ring of Safety
What Is A Healthy Self Concept? Self-esteem may be described as a person’s view of their worth and may be influenced by: Performance Abilities Appearance The judgment of significant others
What Gives Us Self Esteem?
How Do You Rate?
What Takes Self Esteem Away?
High Self Esteem=More Healthy Relationships Able to better advocate for yourself When you feel better about yourself, you communicate better You have to love yourself first before others can love you Confident people attract other confident people Allow only positive people in your life The people in your life value you You share in decision making
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