Domestic Violence Shelter Research Paper

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Domestic Violence Shelters Rebecca Urquidi Park University Ms. Claudia Padilla SO 210 BL Abstract In this paper I will attempt to explain the Federal Domestic Violence Shelter funding resources received the development of services targeted to the necessary population it serves, as well the delivery of services. I will also attempt to explain the dynamics of domestic violence and abuse that happen to victims of domestic violence the types of abuse. Domestic Violence Shelters Domestic violence has existed since the early days of recorded history, and was even authorized in English common law as late as the early twentieth century. The women's liberation movement in the 1970s brought to light the social dilemma of women and advocated…show more content…
Domestic Violence Shelters educate in counseling the victims that domestic violence is about power and control. The abuser wants to dominate the victim/survivor and wants all the power in the relationship-and uses violence in order to establish and maintain authority and power. Perpetrators of domestic violence are usually not sick or deranged, but have learned abusive, manipulative techniques and behaviors that allow them to dominate and control others and obtain the responses they desire. Teaching the victim to view the abusers actions such as: An abuser will often restrict a victim's outlets, forbidding the victim to maintain outside employment, friends, and family ties. This has an isolating effect, leaving victims with no support system, and creating dependency. Abusers also limit a survivor's options by not allowing access to checking accounts, credit cards or other sources of money or financial…show more content…
If he goes to a general counselor or therapist without expertise in domestic violence, the violent behavior and patterns of coercion, control, and entitlement may be not even acknowledged. Batterers often have a sense of entitlement that allows them to justify emotionally, physically, sexually and verbally abusing their partners. A very high number of batterers also physically abuse their children. Although some may never lay a hand on their children, if they are abusing the mothers, then they are indirectly abusing the children as
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