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2 What is bullying? What are the different types of bullying? What is bullycide? Name some signs of bullying. How can we help out someone who is getting bullied?

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10 1. Anger -Ways to help control anger: *Count to 10 before you say or do anything. *Talk to someone you trust and respect. *Exercise to get rid of pent-up feelings. *Channel energy into worthwhile activity. *Find a non-violent way to deal with the situation. 2. Prejudice 3. Possession of Weapons 4. Peer Pressure 5. Alcohol and other Drugs #6 & 7

11 More police on the streets Stricter gun laws Improved lighting in parks and playgrounds Neighborhood watch programs Teen curfews Tougher punishments for violent crimes

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13 Abuse takes many forms and is a significant problem in the United States. With your partner, come up with as many specific types of abuse as you can.

14 There are nine distinct forms of violence and abuse: Physical violence Sexual violence Emotional violence Psychological violence Spiritual violence Cultural violence Verbal Abuse Financial Abuse Neglect

15 Scratching Pulling Hair Biting Physical Restraint Pushing Burning Shoving Punching Strangling Pinching Using a weapon Spitting Kicking Choking Slapping Shaking #9

16 Physical abuse signs and symptoms:  Unexplained injuries, such as bruises, fractures or burns  Injuries that don't match the given explanation  Untreated medical or dental problems #9

17 Saying or doing something to another person that causes that person to be afraid and/or have lower self-esteem. Trying to manipulate or control another person’s feelings or behaviors. This can include online posts or digital communications designed to threaten, harass, or embarrass. Name Calling Put Downs Insulting the person or his/her family or friends Yelling or Screaming Making racial, ethnic, or religious slurs about the person he/she care for Embarrassing the person in front of others Intimidating the person Spreading negative rumors about the person Telling the person what to do Stalking Making the person feel guilty Threatening to commit suicide #10

18 Emotional Abuse Is Far Worse Than You Think video minutes

19 Emotional abuse signs and symptoms:  Delayed or inappropriate emotional development  Loss of self-confidence or self-esteem  Social withdrawal  Depression  Headaches or stomachaches with no medical cause  Avoidance of certain situations, such as refusing to go to school or ride the bus  Desperately seeks affection #10

20 Any sexual contact forced upon a victim. It occurs when a person is forced to participate in a sexual act against his or her will. The abuser is often someone the victim knows and trusts. Often the sexual abuser of children and teens is an adult family member or friend. Abuses don’t always use physical force. They persuade, bribe, trick or bully the victims. Sexual harassment is a type of sexual abuse. It is when uninvited and unwelcome sexual contact is directed at a person. It includes words, touching, jokes, looks, notes, or gestures with a sexual meaning. It is against the law and should be reported immediately! #11

21 Sexual abuse signs and symptoms:  Acting out in an inappropriate sexual way  Nightmares, sleeping problems  Becoming withdrawn or very clingy  Becoming unusually secretive  Sudden unexplained personality changes, mood swings and seeming insecure  Regressing to younger behaviors, e.g. bedwetting  Unaccountable fear of particular places or people  Outburst of anger  Changes in eating habits  Self-harm (cutting, burning or other harmful activities)  Running away  Not wanting to be alone with a particular person #11

22 * Know who the person is, where you are going, and what you will be doing. *Make sure friends and family know this information too. *Don’t be alone with your date. *Go on dates in public places. *Go on double dates or group dates. *Do not accept drugs or alcohol. *Do not allow anyone to have an opportunity to put drugs in your beverage. *Be wary of meeting anyone on the Internet. *Know where a phone is at all times. *Set limits, and communicate these limits clearly and firmly ahead of time. #12

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25 The failure to meet the basic physical and emotional needs of a person. It includes: withholding food, clothing, housing, love, encouragement or affection. Neglect causes physical and emotional harm. It is a type of abuse and against the law. #14

26 Neglect signs and symptoms:  Poor growth or weight gain  Poor hygiene  Lack of clothing or supplies to meet physical needs  Taking food or money without permission  Eating a lot in one sitting or hiding food for later  Poor record of school attendance  Lack of appropriate attention for medical, dental or psychological problems, even though the parents have been notified  Emotional swings that are inappropriate or out of context to the situation  Indifference #14

27 Domestic abuse is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. It can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological. #15

28 Did You Know? Between three and four million women are battered each year. 85%–95% of all victims are female. More than 1,750,000 workdays are lost each year due to domestic violence. Each year, an estimated 3.3 million children witness their mothers or female caretakers being abused. More Facts About Domestic Violence This year, about 450,000 women will be beaten between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. Battering is the single largest cause of injury to women in the United States. Nearly 50 percent of abusive husbands batter their wives when they are pregnant, making them 4 times more likely to bear infants of low birth weight. More than half of all homeless women are on the street because they are fleeing domestic violence. Last year, the number of women abused by their husbands was greater than the number of women who got married. #16

29 Social Experiment the 'Double Standard' of Domestic Violence

30 The person was abused as a child Alcohol or other drug abuse Unemployment and poverty Illness Divorce Feelings of worthlessness Emotional immaturity Lack of parenting skills Inability to deal with anger Lack of communication and coping skills #17

31 Police Department School counselor Local hospital Crisis Hot Lines Family Violence Centers Family Counseling Programs Support or Self-help groups Home Health Visitors/Social Worker #18

32 A person who is abused as a child or who witnessed abuse of other may see abuse as normal way of life. The pattern of repeating abuse from one generation to the next is known as the cycle of abuse. #19




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