Financial Abuse Worksheet
What is the theory behind this Financial Abuse Worksheet?
Financial abuse includes the use of money to exert power over people who are vulnerable. It is very common and due to lack of awareness seems to be acceptable in houses. Victims other do not have any knowledge about this topic and they try to compromise in their lives to make the environment peaceful. The worksheet has been designed to help those individuals by providing knowledge about the characteristics and possible steps that should be taken for protection and prevention.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will increase your awareness of the dynamics of financial abuse. After filling out the worksheet, you will be able to deal with such situations in life and can utilize steps to be safe. You will have more knowledge about the characteristics of abusers and by looking into losses they will be able to enhance their decision-making.
How to use the worksheet?
The Worksheet can be used in printed form. It is designed for individuals facing financial abuse Part A consist of information about what financial abuse is and contains a checklist of the behavior of the abuser where you can find out their possible characteristics. The presence of 4 or more behaviors can be a sign of financial abuse. Later in Part B, there is the cost-benefit analysis of living with them to get more insight into losses and building decision-making power lastly there is a list of steps that can be taken to stay safe from financial abuse.
You can download this worksheet here.