The Domestic Violence Survival Workbook: Self-assessment, Exercises & Educational Handouts

The Domestic Violence Survival Workbook contains five separate sections that will enable participants learn more about themselves as well as the impact of domestic violence in their lives and the lives of their family members.

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Section I – Symptoms of Abuse

Symptoms of Abuse Scale
Directions
Symptoms of Abuse Scale
Scoring Directions
Profile Interpretation
Activity Handouts
Staying in the Present
Exercise
Affirmations
Listen to Music
Visualization
Thought Stopping
Breathing
Progressive Relaxation
Meditation
Nutrition
Engage in Simple Pleasures
Journaling Activities
Learn?
Work On?
Stress Management Plan?
Educational Handouts
Some Long-Term Effects of Abuse
Fears in Leaving an Abusive Situation

Section II – Types of Abuse

Types of Abuse Scale
Directions
Types of Abuse Scale
Scoring Directions
Profile Interpretation
Activity Handouts
Safety Plan #1 – Things to Do to Be Safe
Safety Plan #2 – Supportive Neighbors and Friends
Safety Plan #3 – Leaving Your Home Safely
Safety Plan #4 – What Would You Take?
Safety Plan #5 – Children
Safety Plan #6 – Supportive People
Safety Plan #7 – Your Safety
Safety Plan #8 – Other Ways to Protect Yourself (and Children)
Safety Plan #9 – My Plan
Safety Plan #10 – Safety of My Children
Journaling Activity
Severe Abuse
Educational Handouts
Cycle of Abuse
Some Examples of Abuse

Section III – Partner Behavior

Partner Behavior Scale
Directions
Partner Behavior Scale
Scoring Directions
Profile Interpretation
Profile Interpretation Scale I – Jealousy
Profile Interpretation Scale II – Control
Profile Interpretation Scale III – Lifestyle
Profile Interpretation Scale IV – Abusive Behavior
Activity Handouts
Self-Advocacy
Negatives
Helplessness
Developing Positive Connections with Other People
Healthy Relationships Worksheet
Unhealthy Relationships Worksheet
Changing Unhealthy Relationships
Journaling Activities
Trusting Relationships
An Ideal Relationship
Ideal Qualities
Educational Handouts
Healthy Relationships
Indicators of an Unhealthy Relationship

Section IV – Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Scale
Directions
Elder Abuse Scale
Scoring Directions
Profile Interpretation
Scale Descriptions
Activity Handouts
Self-Esteem Exercises
Daily Feelings Log
Anxiety Exercises
Guilt-Rlated Exercises
Forgiving Yourself
Depression Exercises
Converting Negativity into Positive Outcomes
Putting It All Together
How Has Abuse Affected Me?
Journaling Activities
Who Supports Me?
My Safety Plan
Educational Handouts
Types of Elder Abuse
Barriers

Section V – Self-Empowerment

Self-Empowerment Scale
Directions
Self-Empowerment Scale
Scoring Directions
Profile Interpretation
Scale Descriptions
Activity Handouts
Increasing Your Self-Esteem
Pride
My Positive Self
Stop Feeling Guilty
Your Wants and Needs
Non-Assertive Situations
Emotional Dependence
Journaling Activities
I Do Well
The Guilts
Assertiveness
Educational Handouts
Stress
Common Guilt Issues

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