Presentation on theme: "Violence and Abuse: Major Types of Violence and Abuse"— Presentation transcript:
1 Violence and Abuse: Major Types of Violence and Abuse
2 Types of Violence Sexual Violence Sexual Harassment Family Violence StalkingCommunity ViolenceInstitution ViolenceWorkplace ViolenceTerrorism
3 Sexual Violence/Harassment Sexual Violence is any type of sexual activity gained through force, threat of force, or persuasion.- Includes rape which is sexual intercourse by force or without consent.Sexual Harassment is intentionally annoying and offensively making sexually related comments or behaviors or persuading people into unwanted sexual activity.According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 200713% of college women report they were forced to have sex by a dating partner.As many as one quarter of female students experience sexual assault over the course of their college career (Break the Cycle, Inc., 2005).Approximately 90% of victims of sexual assault on college campuses know their attacker (Break the Cycle, Inc., 2005).
4 Family Violence Otherwise known as domestic violence. Pattern of behavior that is characterized by physical assaults, including sexual violence, psychological/emotional abuse, and threats to cause physical harm to family, couples, or unrelated individuals living together.According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 200753% of victims of domestic violence were abused by a current or former boyfriend or girlfriend.Nearly one third of college students report having physically assaulted a dating partner in the previous 12 months (Break the Cycle, Inc., 2005).Picture from neucare.net
5 StalkingThe unwanted or obsessive attention by an individual or group of people toward another person.Typical behaviors ( Table 4.2 pg. 104)According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 2007Over 13% of college women report they have been stalked.Picture from stateofanxiety.com
6 Community ViolenceViolence that occurs in public settings (Gang Violence)StreetsBarsPicture from slopeofhope.com
7 Institutional Violence Otherwise known as school violence where students attack peers, teachers, or administrators.Cyber/socialPhysicalEmotionalPicture fromtheblacksphere.net
8 Workplace ViolenceAny act of violence directed toward an individual performing his/her job.Picture from
9 TerrorismIntentional violence acts against civilians to produce extreme fear, property damage, and numerous deaths.9/11Sandy Hook ShootingBoston Marathon BombingISISPicture from lynn-library.libguides.com
10 Questions 1. What were the major types of violence covered? 2. What is the most common type of Sexual Violence?3. What are some typical behaviors of stalking?4. What are signs of domestic violence?5. Which one do you believe is the worst and why?
11 Works CitedEssential Concepts for Healthy Living By Alters Schiff, Sixth EditionSome of the information provided courtesy of UW-Platteville Campus Police