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|Court ordered to take a Survivor Support,
Child Impact or Domestic Violence class?
Need to train your domestic violence
providers, we can train your staff to teach
workshops for your shelters, faith
organizations and ministries. Certificates are
issued by the Homeland Security office.
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physicians for health problems and for domestic
violence-related injuries. Unfortunately, research shows
that many victims will not disclose the abuse unless they
are directly asked or screened for domestic violence by
a wide cause an array of health problems and physical injuries.
Victims may require medical attention for immediate injuries,
hospitalization for severe assaults, or chronic care for
debilitating health problems The direct physical effects of
domestic violence can range from minor scratches or bruises to
fractured bones or sexually transmitted diseases resulting from
forced sexual activity and other practices. The indirect physical
effects of domestic violence can range from recurring
headaches or stomachaches to severe health problems due to
withheld medical attention or medications.
Emotional withdrawal Denial or minimization of the
Helplessness Feelings Anger Outbursts
Substance abuse Depression
Suicide Post-traumatic stress disorder
Some of these effects also serve as coping mechanisms for
|This organization was founded because of the domestic violence
impact on the life of the founder. She wrote about that journey in
a poem "Silent Cry" (click to read)
LOVE Yourself DON"T LOOSE Yourself for LOVE.
The Silent Other Victims
children can result in acute and chronic mental health
problems. Some victims, however, have histories of
psychiatric illnesses that may be exacerbated by the abuse;
others may develop psychological problems as a direct result
of the abuse. Examples of emotional and behavioral effects
of violence include many common coping responses to
trauma, listed here.
ANYONE that places you or others in situations with one or more of
these several risk factors, they help determine the greater the number
or the intensity of the following indicators, the more likely a severe or life-
threatening attack will occur:
towards the other parent? An emerging issue facing victims of
domestic violence and child advocacy groups is the role and
impact that perpetrators have in their children's lives.
their children, provide for their physical and financial needs, and
are not abusive towards them.
There also are perpetrators who neglect or physically harm their
children. Although abusers vary tremendously in parenting
styles, there are some behaviors common among perpetrators
that can have harmful effects on children:
|Parenting and the Perpetrator
|When communities are dedicated to
ending domestic violence, they must
strive to hear the voices of adults
and children who suffer from abuse,
so that a collective agenda of
building healthy, safe, and stable
families can be accomplished.
|Lithonia, GA 30058