Domestic Violence: Misconceptions

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Domestic Violence: Misconceptions

Domestic Violence Is a Crime

Historical Perspective of DomesticViolence

Law Enforcement Response to Domestic Violence

We Experience Violence Everywhere

Television, Movies, Music Videos and Other Media

Media Can Play A Role In Reducing Violence

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Violence Continuum Physical Abuse

Violence Continuum Emotional Violence

Severe Emotional Violence

Commonly Held Myths

Domestic Violence Is A Very Complex Problem

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Phases of the Cycle of Violence

Why Domestic Violence Occurs

Power and Control Wheel

Who Is The Batterer ?

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Why Do Victims Stay or Return After They Have Left ?

Why Do Victims Leave One Abusive Relationship and Get Into Another One?

Side Effects - Couples in A Violent Relationship

What Happens to The Children When There is Violence At Home

A Partnership to End Violence

Change Attitudes About Violence

Help Yourself So You Can Help Others

PREVENTION

CARE

Common Questions

Recognize the Warning Signs

CARE

What To Do Next

Know Who to Call

Develop a Safety Plan

Help Everyone in the Family

Learn About Programs and Services in the Community

Healthy Relationships

Take Responsibility to End Domestic Violence

Author: Family Life Development Center