Name _________________________________________ Date _______________ Class ____________ Academic Integration: Social Studies Chapter 9 Resolving Conflicts and Preventing Violence Lesson 4 Preventing and Overcoming Abuse Dear Diary Directions: Read the following diary entries. Identify the type of abuse being described. Then, list actions the people involved should take to protect themselves from being abused or overcome the abuse they have experienced. 1. Dear Diary, A boy at school, Ken, is beginning to bother me. Lately he has been watching me at school, and he has called me at home several times. This afternoon after school I saw him standing in front of my house. He is beginning to scare me, and I don’t know what to do. —Stephanie Type of abuse: Recommended actions: 2. Dear Diary, Chapter 9 —Keesha Type of abuse: Recommended actions: 3. Dear Diary, I am worried about the way my girlfriend, Sarah, has been treating me since I started studying with her friend Melissa. She has been yelling at me and insulting me quite often, while attempting to cut off my study time with Melissa. What should I do? —Brian Type of abuse: Recommended actions: 122 Chapter 9 Student Activity Workbook Copyright © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. Everything was going great with Michael until the night of the Homecoming Dance. We went to the beach afterward. Even though I told him “no,” he forced me to have sex with him. He is my boyfriend, and we were on a date. Does that make it okay?