Read this article and take a brief quiz. With the recent advent of mandatory arrest laws for domestic violence, treatment programs around the country have proliferated in response to the growing need for services of court-mandated clients.
Victims need to understand that they are not responsible for the abuse.
One does not deserve to be abused no matter what the circumstances may be. It is important for victims to admit to themselves that they are being abused or that they are in an abusive relationship. Even if a battered person is not ready to leave the abuser, recognition and validation of the situation are important steps.
Victims of domestic abuse or domestic violence should talk to family, friends, neighbors or co-workers about the domestic violence they experience. It may be helpful to call a domestic violence hotline for information, referrals and support.
Develop a Safety Plan When domestic violence occurs, it is helpful to have a plan to deal with an emergency or crisis. It is important for individuals to think about ways to provide a safer environment, both for themselves and their children. Victims should plan how to get out of their home quickly and safely, so they may do so if violence begins.
This plan should consider very fine details such as where to keep keys, a purse and an extra set of clothes for a rapid departure.
People may want to discuss code words for children or friends so they can call the police for help. It is important that children know how to use the phone to call the police or fire department.
Figuring out where to go after leaving the home and how to obtain the greatest safety at work or school is also important. Refer below for a sample safety plan.
Safety During a Violent Situation Victims cannot always avoid violence. To increase safety, it is important to plan what action to take during a violent situation. What will you do? Try to avoid arguments in rooms without an access to the outside or in rooms where injury is more likely such as the bathroom, the kitchen or on the stairs.
I will tell the following people about my situation and request they call the police if they hear suspicious noises coming from my home. Safety When Preparing to Leave Safety is extremely important when preparing to leave the abuser.
Leaving home must be done with a careful plan to increase safety.
What will you do if you decide to leave home? I will have the following important phone numbers accessible to myself and children:Transcript of Domestic Violence Ethical Dilemma in counseling setting Ethical Dilemma: When DV is suspected or disclosed by a consumer, the clinician must adhere to mandatory reporting laws and the ethical duty to protect, which is often opposed by the ethical issues of confidentiality and respect for consumers autonomy Domestic.
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