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Emotional And Verbal Abuse (11 21 08) Emotional And Verbal Abuse (11 21 08) Presentation Transcript

  • Emotional and Verbal Abuse Are Not Okay!
  • Emotional and Verbal Abuse Has anyone ever said one or more of the following things to you? “ If it weren’t for you this wouldn’t have happened…” “ It’s all your fault…” “ you’re too sensitive…” “… if you weren’t so _____, I wouldn’t have to be so _____ ...”
  • Emotional and Verbal Abuse If you answered YES to one or more of the preceeding statements, then YOU have heard this form of abuse.
  • Emotional and Verbal Abuse What are Emotional and Verbal Abuse? http://www.helpguide.org/mental/domestic_violence_abuse_types_signs_causes_effects.htm
  • Emotional and Verbal Abuse Why do people emotionally and verbally abuse?
        • People who take part in verbal abuse are usually unaware of their abusive behavior.
        • They lack the ability to acknowledge and accept the feelings, interests, talents, perspectives and opinions of the person they are abusing.
    http://www.verbalabuse.com/2.shtml
  • Emotional and Verbal Abuse Where does Emotional and Verbal abuse take place?
    • spouse to spouse
    • partner to partner
    • sibling to sibling
    • boss to employee
    • parent to child
    • employee to employee
    • friend to friend
    • teacher to child
    • classmate to classmate
    http://www.verbalabuse.com/2.shtml
  • Emotional and Verbal Abuse Examples of Emotional and Verbal Abuse on TV: Honeymooners Everybody Loves Raymond www.youtube.com
  • Emotional and Verbal Abuse What to do if you or someone you know is being Emotionally or Verbally abused: 1 st - Recognize you are being abused 2 nd - Contact one or more of the organizations with professionals dedicated and trained to help people facing this type of abuse and more 3 rd - Follow the advice. Do not sweep these issues under the rug!
  • Emotional and Verbal Abuse Five Plans of Action to Stop Emotion and Verbal Abuse: 1. Educate yourself 2. Educate others by word of mouth 3. Start an organization offering free-phone counseling. 4. Volunteer at a women’s and/or child abuse center 5. Conduct an informal seminar for your friends and family to educate them about emotional and verbal abuse
  • Emotional and Verbal Abuse QUESTION AND ANSWER