SB 20- Violence and PH

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definition of violenceintentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community that either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment or deprevation
8 "correlates" to violence negative home / family influences 2) guns, 3) media portrayal of violence, 4) alcohol and other drugs, 5) witnessing acts of violence, 6) Incarceration, 7) community deterioration, 8) Lack of understanding and community
negative home family lifelearned lack of respect, lack of responsibility, poor models for relationships, low self-esteem, low self-worth, spiritual bankruptcy
gunsinvolved in the vast majority of homicides and suicides
media portrayal of violencefrequent portrayal of violence (by age 16, most americans have seen over 200,000 acts of violence on TV). Images related to race, gender, or ethnicity may lead to violence
alcohol and other drugsoften associated with violence
witnessing acts of violencemay cause PTS, may make violence seem like normal, learn poor coping and anger management
incarceration often a training ground and a communication center for criminals. Ineffective programs for rehabilitation
Community deterioration Decline of funding for community services, mental health etc. Poverty, hopelessness and helplessness
Lack of understanding and communitymay result from intermixed cultures, fear, misunderstanding, distrust, or competition; focus on self-gratification rather than concern for others
3 types of violenceGratuitous (unwarrented), terrorism and domestic violence
gratuitous violence (3)assault/homicide, bias and hate crimes, gang violence
terrorism (2)use of unlawful force of violence in furtherance of political or social objectives. Domestic terrorism, international terrorism
3 parts of the cyclical nature of violencetension building, acute battering, reporse/ reconciliation
3 Social contributors to sexual assaltminimization, trivialization and victim blaming 2) "boys will be boys", male pressure, situational factors male sexual history and hostility 3) male socialization, male attitudes, male misconceptions (she wanted it)
SEM Intrapersonal youth violence exampleshyperactivity, impulsiveness, poor behavior control, attention problems, aggressive behavior, early alcohol use, drugs, tobacco, antisocial beliefs and attitudes, low intelligence, low educational acheivement, low commitment to school, single parent household, parental separation or divorce, exposure to violence in family
SEM Interpersonal youth violence expoor monitoring and supervision of children by parents, harsh or lax discipline, low level of attachment between parents and children, low parental involvement in children's activities, parental substance abuse or criminality, low family income, associating with delinquent peers.
SEM Organizational / community youth violence exschool policies, teach management practices, suspension / expulsion practices, classroom and general school climate, diminished economic opportunity, high concentrations of poverty and lack of local resources, high levels of transience, high levels of family disruption, low community participation, socially disorganized neighborhoods
SEM societal youth violence exrapid demographic and social changes, econimic crises and ensuring structural adjustment policies (lack of overall investment in marginalized communities), disparities within judicial / legal practices, racism, discrimination, weak education systems

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