Dating relationships power control wheel
Also called Dating/Partner Violence or Intimate Partner Violence Dating/Partner violence includes but is not limited to, any verbal, physical and/or sexual abuse of one partner by the other.It affects people of all ages, cultures, and gender.Many abusers don’t take responsibility for their actions.
You can however receive university services regardless of whether or not you report an act of violence.
But because the university wants to prevent future sexual violence, you are encouraged to report.
The College Power and Control Wheel is a tool developed by the Haven Project at Indiana University of Pennsylvania to identify ways in which an individual can experience an unhealthy and/or abusive relationship in college. Everyone deserves a relationship that is healthy, safe, and supportive.
This tool was inspired by and adapted from the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project Power and Control Wheel. If you are in a relationship that is hurting you, it is important for you to know that the abuse is not your fault.
This includes any behaviors that intimidate, manipulate, humiliate, isolate, frighten, terrorize, coerce, threaten, blame, hurt, injure, or wound someone.