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Stephanie's Domestic Violence


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Stephanie's Domestic Violence

  1. 1. Intro video
  2. 2. Domestic Violence Presented By Stephanie Daus
  3. 3. Definition <ul><li>Domestic violence is defined as the emotional, physical, sexual, psychological or economic abuse of power and the exercise of control by another individual, or individuals, on a family member, partner or ex-partner regardless of gender, age or sexual orientation. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Elements <ul><li>Intimidation </li></ul><ul><li>Humiliation </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Injury </li></ul>
  5. 5. Types of Domestic Abuse <ul><li>Physical </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional </li></ul><ul><li>Child Abuse </li></ul>
  6. 6. Insert Movie <ul><li>Insert Coffee commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Jagori 35 sec film </li></ul>
  7. 7. Physical Abuse <ul><li>The use of physical force against another in a way that ends up injuring that person or putting him or her at risk of being injured. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Physical abuse includes <ul><li>Pushing, throwing tripping </li></ul><ul><li>Slapping, hitting, punching, kicking </li></ul><ul><li>Pinching, biting </li></ul><ul><li>Holding, restraining, confinement </li></ul><ul><li>Assault with a weapon </li></ul><ul><li>Burning or freezing </li></ul><ul><li>Throwing things </li></ul>
  9. 9. Stats <ul><li>Claims the life of 2 women a week </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 4 women will be effected </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 6 men will be effected </li></ul><ul><li>A women is beaten every 15 sec </li></ul><ul><li>The leading cause of injury to women in the US </li></ul><ul><li>Women who leave their batterer are at a 75% greater risk of being killed by them then the ones who stay </li></ul><ul><li>More then 3 women are killed by their husband or boyfriend per year </li></ul><ul><li>22% of women are physically assualted by a partner or date </li></ul>
  10. 10. Physical Abuse and Pregnancy <ul><li>Most women are beat for the first time when they are pregnant </li></ul><ul><li>5.3% of women with wanted pregnancy’s are beat </li></ul><ul><li>15.3% with unplanned are beat </li></ul><ul><li>50-70% of women abused before preg are abused during </li></ul><ul><li>26% of teens reported being abuse over half in which say it began after there learning they were pregnant </li></ul><ul><li>Murder is the 2 nd leading cause of death in preg women </li></ul><ul><li>77% in which were killed in the 1 st trimester </li></ul><ul><li>Women under 20 years of age are at the greatest risk </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reciprocal Violence <ul><li>Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Study </li></ul>
  12. 12. Insert movie <ul><li>CNN Report </li></ul>
  13. 13. Emotional Abuse <ul><li>Verbal </li></ul><ul><li>Non-verbal </li></ul>
  14. 14. Emotional Abuse may include <ul><li>Threats, intimidation </li></ul><ul><li>Destruction of victim's property </li></ul><ul><li>Violence to an animal </li></ul><ul><li>Yelling, screaming, name-calling </li></ul><ul><li>Mocking, criticizing </li></ul><ul><li>Blaming, telling victim they are worthless </li></ul>
  15. 15. Insert Movie <ul><li>Sexual assault </li></ul>
  16. 16. Sexual Abuse <ul><li>Sexual assault-forcing someone to participate in unwanted, unsafe, or degrading sexual activity </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual harassment- using unwanted sexual advances to gain power over someone </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual exploitation- examples include forcing someone to look at pornography or participate in pornographic filmmaking </li></ul>
  17. 17. Sexual Abuse Stat’s <ul><li>1 in 5 women will be raped or attempted </li></ul><ul><li>3 in 4 women who are raped report physical abuse by their partner as well </li></ul><ul><li>7.7% of women have been raped by an intimate partner </li></ul><ul><li>52% of cases are repeats </li></ul><ul><li>19% of all DV include sexual abuse </li></ul><ul><li>More than ½ of women raped by an intimate partner report the abuse had occurred several times </li></ul>
  18. 18. Insert movie <ul><li>Dv awareness child abuse </li></ul>
  19. 19. Effects On Children <ul><li>Children who witness DV are more likely to develop serious emotional, behavioral, developmental, or become violent themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Attempt suicide, use drugs, alcohol, commit crimes-sexual assaults </li></ul><ul><li>Placement in foster homes </li></ul><ul><li>Living in shelters </li></ul><ul><li>In homes where DV occurs children are abused at a rate of 1500% higher then the national average </li></ul>
  20. 20. Health Providers Role <ul><li>37% of battered women admitted abuse to their health provider </li></ul><ul><li>Only 10% of providers screen for violence </li></ul><ul><li>Health care providers are usually the first line of defense for victims </li></ul><ul><li>Open mind, good interview </li></ul><ul><li>If victim comes in with partner get them alone </li></ul>
  21. 21. Shelters <ul><li>Emergency Shelter </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>SANE nurses </li></ul><ul><li>Hot-lines </li></ul>
  22. 22. References <ul><li>De Benedicts, Tina, Jaelline Jaffe, and Jeanne Segal. &quot;Domestic Violence and Abuse: Types, Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Effects.&quot; Domestic Violence . 2007. National Domestic Violence Hotline. 11 June 2007 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Du Plat-Jones, J. &quot;Domestic Violence : The Role of Health Professionals.&quot; Nursing Standard 21.14 (2007): 44-49. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Domestic Violence Shelter and Support Services Grant.&quot; Domestic Violence . 2007. Department of Human Services. 11 June 2007 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>2007. National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. 8 July 2007 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Whitaker, D J. &quot;Differences in Frequency of Violence and Reported Injury Between Relationships with reciprocal and Nonreciprocal Intimate Partner Violence.&quot; American Journal of Public Health 97.5 (2007): 941-48. </li></ul>