Altruism in Society Campaign Presentation PSY/400 Team D Josie Guevara, Eduardo Manuel, Rachel Soto, Nicole Ghanayem, & Alyssa Wallin PSY/400 June 30, 2014 Stefanie Krasner STOP CHILD ABUSE ("Hand ensemble", 2014) Nature of Child Abuse • Neglect • Emotionally Mistreated Children History of Child Abuse • Physical Abuse • Sexual Abuse 475 × 550 - netterimages.com Physical Effects of Child Abuse Society •Brain Injuries •Bruises & Welts •Lacerations & Burns •Disabilities (Kaufman, 2014) (Collins, 2014 ) (“Toddler with Bruises,” 2014) Psychological, Emotional, and Behavioral Effects of Child Abuse on Society • • • • • ("More than bruises", 2014) Alcohol & Drug Abuse Depression, Anxiety, PTSD Self-Harm – E.g. Suicide, Cutting Cognitive Development Poor School Performance, Relationships, & Self-Esteem First Element of Persuasion • How the Message is Presented • Education on what to look for • Open communication with someone you trust Second Element of Persuasion • The Communicator • Credibility of those educating • Exercise the ability to be trustworthy Elements Applied Using Social Exchange Theory Strategy Implication - Intervention Prevention References Blending Perspectives and Building Common Ground. (1999). The Nature of Child Maltreatment. Retrieved from http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/subabuse99/chap3.htm Hand ensemble [Children's hands]. (2014). Retrieved from https://cfac.byu.edu/2012/09/05/area-percussionists-collaborate-for-8-handsensemble-concert-sept-14/ Myers, D. (2010). Introducing Social Psychology, Social Psychology (10 ed.). McGrawl-Hill.