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Teens in Dangerous Relationships

Teens in Dangerous Relationships Nan Malone        Almost one of ten high school girls experience dating violence. This percentage rises to one out of five for female college students. These shocking numbers are not new. A 1957 study found 62% … Continue reading

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Power and Control vs. Equality

Power and Control Coercion and Threats Intimidation Making and/or carrying out threats Making her afraid by using looks, to hurt or leave partner, commit actions, gestures, smashing things, suicide, report her to welfare, destroying her property, abusing making her do … Continue reading

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The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

Domestic Violence and Children The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children Definition of Domestic Violence: A pattern of coercive behavior which may include physical and sexual violence, threats, insults and economic deprivation which is aimed at gaining and then maintaining … Continue reading

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Personalized Safety Plan

FOR MORE INFORMATION, I CAN CONTACT THE FAMILY REFUGE CENTER AT (304) 645-6334. When a crisis arises in an abusive relationship, there is little time to plan how to safely leave if you need to. If you are in an … Continue reading

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Recognizing Child Sexual Offenders

Recognizing Child Sexual Offenders Different types of sexual offenders: A stranger who abducts children for sexual reasons – less than 5% of perpetrators An acquaintance, trusted member of society, or family friend – majority of abusers -most are men but … Continue reading

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