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1 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool1 Promoting Healthy Relationships Preventing Domestic Violence

2 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool2 What is Keep Safe Stay Cool KSSC Promotes healthy relationships and raises awareness about Domestic Violence. KSSC Promotes healthy relationships and raises awareness about Domestic Violence. We will explore a range of topics such as We will explore a range of topics such as Human Rights Human Rights Domestic Violence Domestic Violence Gender Roles and stereotypes Gender Roles and stereotypes Healthy Relationships Healthy Relationships Diversity Diversity The Effects of DV The Effects of DV Resources in the community Resources in the community

3 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool3 Responsibilities Peer Educators role – facilitate Peer Educators role – facilitate Teachers role – duty of care Teachers role – duty of care Workers role – support Workers role – support

4 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool4 Acknowledgement and Introduction We acknowledge Kaurna people as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We respect their spiritual relationship with the country that has developed over thousands of years, and the cultural heritage and beliefs that remain important to the Kaurna people today. We acknowledge Kaurna people as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We respect their spiritual relationship with the country that has developed over thousands of years, and the cultural heritage and beliefs that remain important to the Kaurna people today.

5 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool5 Group Norms Common ground rules: Air No put downs Dont judge The Share confidentiality respect safety listen

6 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool6 Game Time Ice breaker – choose a game Bumff Game 21 game

7 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool7 Definition of Human Rights A HUMAN RIGHT is defined as: A just and fair treatment Something you are entitled to….

8 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool8 Human Rights Human Rights are about fair and equal treatment…… Human Rights are about fair and equal treatment…… Domestic Violence is a violation of Human Rights………. Domestic Violence is a violation of Human Rights………. Human Rights are a part of any healthy relationship…. Human Rights are a part of any healthy relationship….

9 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool9 Definition of Domestic Violence For KSSC purposes Domestic Violence is defined as violent or controlling behaviour by a person towards a partner, usually their girlfriend, boyfriend wife or husband. For KSSC purposes Domestic Violence is defined as violent or controlling behaviour by a person towards a partner, usually their girlfriend, boyfriend wife or husband.

10 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool10 5 Aspects of Domestic Violence Physical Social Emotional Financial Sexual

11 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool11 Power and Control One person controlling the other person One person controlling the other person An imbalance of power and control in a relationship causes inequality! An imbalance of power and control in a relationship causes inequality!

12 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool12 Power and Control

13 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool13 Equality Equality of power in a relationship equates to a Healthy Relationship! Equality of power in a relationship equates to a Healthy Relationship!

14 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool14 Equality

15 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool15 Cycle of Domestic Violence The relationship usually starts of in what we refer to as the honeymoon stage. Both partners are happy and loving towards each other. This is a very exciting time and both partners show off their best attributes at this stage. The couple might spend heaps of time together getting to know each other and investing in the relationship. The relationship usually starts of in what we refer to as the honeymoon stage. Both partners are happy and loving towards each other. This is a very exciting time and both partners show off their best attributes at this stage. The couple might spend heaps of time together getting to know each other and investing in the relationship. After a while they might start having small arguments and things might not be going as well. This is called the tension or build up stage. The other person may become picky about everything and make the other person feel like they are walking on egg shells. After a while they might start having small arguments and things might not be going as well. This is called the tension or build up stage. The other person may become picky about everything and make the other person feel like they are walking on egg shells. The tension gradually leads to the explosion. The explosion doesnt necessarily have to be physically violent it could be a verbal attack full of emotional abuse or accusations about things that aren't true. It can be in any form of abuse. The tension gradually leads to the explosion. The explosion doesnt necessarily have to be physically violent it could be a verbal attack full of emotional abuse or accusations about things that aren't true. It can be in any form of abuse. Then the cycle reverts back to the honeymoon stage. The abuser may buy gifts or make promises that it will never happen again, but the cycle continues…. Then the cycle reverts back to the honeymoon stage. The abuser may buy gifts or make promises that it will never happen again, but the cycle continues….

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17 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool17 Question? How many high school students will be in a domestic violence relationship before they leave school?

18 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool18 Answer 1 in 8 high school students will be in a domestic violence relationship before they leave school.

19 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool19 Next Question? How many women will experience a domestic violence relationship at some stage in their life?

20 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool20 Answer 1 out of 3 women will experience domestic violence at some time in her life.

21 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool21 Another Question? What percentage of young people in Australia have witnessed physical domestic violence against their mother? What percentage of young people in Australia have witnessed physical domestic violence against their mother?

22 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool22 Answer 25% of young people in Australia have witnessed physical domestic violence against their mother. 25% of young people in Australia have witnessed physical domestic violence against their mother.

23 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool23 Question How many women are killed in domestic violence situations every fortnight? How many women are killed in domestic violence situations every fortnight?

24 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool24 Answer In Australia, 3 women are killed in DV situations every fortnight. In Australia, 3 women are killed in DV situations every fortnight.

25 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool25 Other Stats Less than 40% of those experiencing domestic violence report to the police. Less than 40% of those experiencing domestic violence report to the police. Domestic violence costs the public more than $8billion every year. Domestic violence costs the public more than $8billion every year. Domestic violence causes more ill-health than high blood pressure, obesity, smoking and premature death. Domestic violence causes more ill-health than high blood pressure, obesity, smoking and premature death.

26 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool26 Gender Roles and Stereotypes Attitudes about how females and males should think and act. Attitudes about how females and males should think and act.

27 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool27 Gender Roles and Stereotypes What is the statistic of men being the perpetrators and women being the victims of DV? What is the statistic of men being the perpetrators and women being the victims of DV? 95% of DV cases involved the female being abused by the male. The other 5% involve same sex relationships and the female perpetrating against the male. 95% of DV cases involved the female being abused by the male. The other 5% involve same sex relationships and the female perpetrating against the male. Gender Roles and Stereotypes can lead to DV because they set up inequality in relationships…. Gender Roles and Stereotypes can lead to DV because they set up inequality in relationships….

28 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool28 Healthy Relationships What are some of the things that you think make up a healthy relationship?……. What are some of the things that you think make up a healthy relationship?……. Equality is the most important thing in a healthy relationship Equality is the most important thing in a healthy relationship

29 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool29 Healthy Relationships Squiggle Good Times Bad Times In a Healthy Relationship you have your ups and downs but you are free to leave at any time you are not caught up in a cycle!

30 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool30 Values and Myths Walk Go to one side of the room if you believe the statement to be true or go to the other side of the room if you believe the statement to be false. Go to one side of the room if you believe the statement to be true or go to the other side of the room if you believe the statement to be false.

31 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool31 Example: Domestic Violence is caused by drinking alcohol FALSE: Many men are violent towards their partner when they are sober. Alcohol is just another excuse used by men to avoid taking responsibility for their violence

32 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool32 She must have done something to deserve it FALSE: No one deserves to be beaten or abused. Domestic Violence is a violation of our Human Rights

33 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool33 Domestic Violence is caused by an imbalance in power and control TRUE: An imbalance in power and control leads to inequality in a relationship

34 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool34 Domestic Violence is caused by Anger FALSE: We all get angry and we all have choices about what we do with that anger

35 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool35 The explosion was a one-off and it wont happen again FALSE: The explosion is part of a pattern which includes a range of ongoing abuse FALSE: The explosion is part of a pattern which includes a range of ongoing abuse

36 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool36 Diversity Some groups of people experience things a little differently. Non English Speaking Background people Aboriginal people Gay and lesbian people Domestic violence happens in all different cultures, religions and sexual preferences. It doesnt matter where you come from you can still be effected by Domestic violence.

37 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool37 Effects of Domestic Violence Who do you think is effected by Domestic Violence and how? Who do you think is effected by Domestic Violence and how? Victim Victim Perpetrator Perpetrator Children Children Friends Friends Families Families Community Community Government response/ services/ campaigns Government response/ services/ campaigns Domestic Violence affects everyone! Domestic Violence affects everyone!

38 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool38 Resources in the Community The Second Story is a FREE, confidential health service for young people aged 12 to 25 years. The Second Story is a FREE, confidential health service for young people aged 12 to 25 years. The Second Story (TSS) : 50A Beach Road Christies Beach 5165 The Second Story (TSS) : 50A Beach Road Christies Beach 5165 Youth Health Line : (24 hours) Youth Health Line : (24 hours) Kids Helpline : (24 hours) Kids Helpline : (24 hours) Domestic Violence Helpline : (24 hours) Domestic Violence Helpline : (24 hours) Crisis Care : (4pm – 9am) Crisis Care : (4pm – 9am) (open 24 hours over weekend) (open 24 hours over weekend)

39 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool39 Want to get involved? KSSC is available to you in Year 11 as a Community Studies option. KSSC is available to you in Year 11 as a Community Studies option. 2 SACE Points for whole year of involvement. 2 SACE Points for whole year of involvement. Just have to fill out an application form…. Just have to fill out an application form…. Or contact the KSSC coordinator at The Noarlunga Health Village Or contact the KSSC coordinator at The Noarlunga Health Village

40 6/11/2013Keep Safe Stay Cool40 Keep Safe Stay Cool Run by Noarlunga Health Village. Working in partnership with Second Story. Domestic Violence Prevention strategy - Targeting Early Intervention. Targeting Early Intervention.


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