Introduction

Violence in relationships is an issue that affects millions of people in the world. It occurs in all communities and to people of all races, religions, genders, and ages. It is important to be educated on what constitutes relationship violence, the problems associated with it, and how it can be stopped. This course will help both […]

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What Is Anger?

Anger on its own is just an emotion — not negative, not positive, but just an emotion.  Like all emotions it has its own energy and its own experience that unfolds in your body. Anger affects the mind as well as the body.  It may show up in your body as clenched fists or jaw, […]

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Who Are The Victims

Relationship violence is an issue that affects people from all ages, genders, races, social classes, and sexual orientations. It affects both married and unmarried couples, heterosexual and homosexual relationships, children, and parents. While certain groups may be more likely to experience relationship violence, every individual still has a chance of being affected at some point in life, […]

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Child Abuse

Child abuse can be defined as any act by a parent, guardian, or other caretaker towards a child that results in serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse, neglect, or death. When a parent, guardian, or other caretaker is responsible for the abuse, it constitutes domestic violence. Abuse towards a child that is committed by […]

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Elder abuse

The elderly are a growing population that is subject to domestic violence. The term “elder abuse” can be defined as actions that cause harm or create a serious risk of harm (whether or not harm is intended) to a vulnerable elder by a caregiver or other person who stands in a trust relationship to the […]

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