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Lesson By the end of the lesson the students will: know the different types of abuse Be able to give specific examples of each type of abuse Will know what to do if they know someone who is experiencing abuse
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Definition Abuse: The intentional use of physical, sexual, emotional, or verbal force on another person
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Specific Types of Abuse Child abuse, may include Physical abuse Sexual abuse Emotional abuse Neglect or omission of care Sexual abuse Spousal abuse
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Child Abuse This topic covers a wide range of parental actions, or inactions that may result in harm being inflicted on a child Affects children of all ages Incidents of abuse occurs in all: Religions Ethnic and racial groups Geographic areas
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Child abuse - Neglect The most prevalent form of child abuse Results from the parent’s failure to provide adequate: Food Clothing Shelter Medical care Education Moral training
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Abusing parents Most abusers were abused as children One cause is when they place unrealistic psychological needs on their children which the child is incapable of fulfilling, leading to the abuse Few abusers are true psycho- or sociopaths
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Prevention of Abuse Only since the 1960’s has child abuse risen in prominence to the point were governments have taken some steps in protecting children Even today in the U.S. more than 6 million children are abused each year Of this almost 2 500 of them die.
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Summary “Effective prevention (of child abuse) requires a fundamental change in societal values and public priorities in order to correct the conditions of poverty, unemployment, inadequate housing and ill health that are found in the overwhelming majority of abusing families.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqpEFMx wGQ8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqpEFMx wGQ8 Source: http://www.ribt.org/kuird/html/raheel_asfa.html
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Spousal Abuse Definition: the physical or emotional abuse of a spouse Spouse: A marriage partner; a husband or wife
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Physical Abuse - examples Restraint – being held down against your will, or not permitted to move freely Physical assault – being hit with a slap, punch, knee, foot. Also burned, or having an object thrown at you. Sexual assault – just because you are in a relationship you do not give up the right to your own body. You still have a right to say “no”
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Verbal abuse Abusive anger- partner blows up at you Criticizing – derogatory remarks about weight or figure Name-calling – being called a liar or a hypocrite Threatening – taunts about leaving you Blaming – tells you their behaviour is your fault
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Emotional Manipulation The following are some examples of Emotional Manipulation You make a statement and it is turned around Crazy making – they say one thing then later assure you that they did not say it Guilt mongering – you are made to feel like you always do the wrong thing even when you do nothing at all.
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse Financial Abuse This may occur when one partner earns more than the other. If you are financially dependent on your partner and recognize that having access to funds often feels like a control issue. Having funds and getting swindled out of your money. Money can be a means of control.
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse How to help yourself: knowledge
Unit 3: Lesson 11/12/13 - Abuse How to help others? If you hear or see abusive behavior... Call 911 How to suspect abuse... Black eye, broken bones, bruises… No good explanations Signs of a possible abuser Shows jealousy, humiliation, anger, threats of violence (physical or sexual) etc.
Conclusion If we are truly created in the image and likeness of God what does it mean to see another human being abused and not doing anything to stop it? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- JHIDBBn5JA