Emotional Abuse (Real Life Teens)
Many teens suffer emotional abuse from their peers, family and other trusted adults. Emotional abuse can be difficult to define as there may not be physical signs, however it is clear that this form of destructive behavior is based on power and control. Emotional abuse can affect a student’s self-esteem and greatly impair psychological development and social interaction.Teens discuss their experiences with emotional abuse, how they recognize it and the effect and consequences it has now and can have on teens throughout their lives. Interspersed with the Teen discussions are valuable insights and guidance from clinical psychologist Dr Deborah Cooper.
Subjects Covered Include:
• What is emotional abuse?
• Types of emotional abuse
• What to do if you are being emotionally abused
• Why does emotional abuse happen?
• Behavioral indicators of emotional abuse
• How do you know if you or someone you love is being emotionally abused?
• Can emotional abuse lead to other dangerous behaviors in teens?
• Where to turn to for help
One 20-minute DVD.
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