Dating violence role play scenarios
This approach accomplishes an additional educational goal of getting people to talk with each other seriously and in detail about violence against women - something that is still very difficult for most people in our culture.
When that happens, stop the problem-solving conversation, suggest taking a minute or two out, talk soothingly to your friend, then ask her if she feels ready to work on the problems again.
You find your teenage daughter crying and sobbing inconsolably in her bedroom.
The suggestions and thoughts you put out won't get through to her, and it's not very likely she'll remember them later.
Assuming there's no imminent danger, a panicky victim of trauma must first be calmed before any kind of problem solving can be effective.a.
The parental decisions you make about when and if to take actions against your daughter's wishes are likely to be difficult, and may bring on strong reactions from your daughter.