Home safe : a manual about abuse : preventing and reporting in community services

By: Hingsburger, Dave.
Publisher: Richmond Hill Diverse City Press 2010Description: 29 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781896230320.Subject(s): INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | SUPPORT SERVICES | PHYSICAL ABUSE | EMOTIONAL ABUSE | SEXUAL ABUSE | SEXUAL HARASSMENT | NEGLECT | EXPLOITATION | WHISTLE BLOWING | PREVENTION | ABUSE
Contents:
Why is there so much abuse? Hierarchy Attitude Over compliance and over reliance|Abuse : what is it? Sexual abuse Sexual harrassment Physical abuse Verbal abuse Emotional abuse Financial abuse Spiritual abuse Neglect Exploitation|Making it plain|Becoming aware of abuse Abuse has an emotional impact on more than the victim Training With your own eyes and ears Through direct physical evidence Through behavioural indicators Through someone else Through disclosure|Responding to abuse Taking a report in the case of a crime Then what happens? Message from the police|Reducing abuse|Conclusion
Summary: "The goal of every service agency providing care is for people to grow and develop in an atmosphere of trust. However the disturbing statistics regarding abuse of people with disabilities by care providers means that we have a long way to go. This little booklet will give practical advice for what to do when abuse occurs. It also outlines the kinds of abuse that may happen and possible indicators to watch out for. The aim of the book is that everyone gets to be at home, safe." - BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: Hingsburger Books | Sexual abuse Oct 2020 | Dave Hingsburger Publications
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"The goal of every service agency providing care is for people to grow and develop in an atmosphere of trust. However the disturbing statistics regarding abuse of people with disabilities by care providers means that we have a long way to go. This little booklet will give practical advice for what to do when abuse occurs. It also outlines the kinds of abuse that may happen and possible indicators to watch out for. The aim of the book is that everyone gets to be at home, safe." - BOOK JACKET

Why is there so much abuse?
Hierarchy
Attitude
Over compliance and over reliance|Abuse : what is it?
Sexual abuse
Sexual harrassment
Physical abuse
Verbal abuse
Emotional abuse
Financial abuse
Spiritual abuse
Neglect
Exploitation|Making it plain|Becoming aware of abuse
Abuse has an emotional impact on more than the victim
Training
With your own eyes and ears
Through direct physical evidence
Through behavioural indicators
Through someone else
Through disclosure|Responding to abuse
Taking a report in the case of a crime
Then what happens?
Message from the police|Reducing abuse|Conclusion

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