Presentation on theme: "January 9, 2015 Entry Task- Have you had an operation? What do you remember? Target for Today Identify three types of date rape drugs and consequences."— Presentation transcript:
January 9, 2015 Entry Task- Have you had an operation? What do you remember? Target for Today Identify three types of date rape drugs and consequences of using them illegally.
Coming up Today: Date rape Monday: Sexual Harassment
Ground Rules Be respectful Don’t use names Take this seriously
What is rape. Any sexual intercourse with a person without his/her consent.
Sexual Intercourse Any penetration, no matter how slight, of the anus, vagina, or if the mouth is forced to come in contact with genitalia.
Ketamine Symptoms Lost sense of time and identity Hallucinations Motor movement impairment Breathing problems Out of body experiences Vomiting Dream-like feeling Numbness Slurred speech Muscle paralysis
Reactions of survivors Sense of helplessness Fear Guilt or shame Loss of control Anxiety of unknowns Multiple offenders Photography or video
Alcohol Alcohol remains the most commonly used date rape drug because it is legal and readily available Many assailants use alcohol because their victims often willingly drink it, and can be encouraged to drink enough to lose inhibitions or consciousness.
Alcohol continued Even if the victim agrees to sex, the act may be considered rape if the victim's judgment was impaired or incapacitated by alcohol. Some assailants have committed "rapes of convenience" whereby they have assaulted a victim after he or she had become unconscious from drinking too much
What you can do to protect yourself Always watch your drink Once you lose sight of your beverage, throw it out and get a new one. Open drinks yourself Don’t share drinks Don’t drink from punch bowls or other large open containers Don’t drink if something smells strange Don’t accept drinks from other people
What to do if raped Go to a safe place Call rape crisis center Call police Do not shower or douche Go to hospital Get support or counseling
Helping someone you know Believe them Listen without judging Give comfort Be available Encourage action Put aside your feelings
Consequences Not something to play around with Destroy people’s lives Possession punishable by 3 years in prison plus fines Date rape drug + rape = 20 years in prison plus fines Considered assault with deadly weapon
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