ERIC Number: ED142002
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Education--An Active Participant in Solving the Problem of Child Abuse and Neglect. Report No. 99.
Kline, Donald F.
A study was conducted to determine the extent to which teacher education programs in Region VIII (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming) were or were not providing instruction about child abuse and neglect. Among findings were the following: the majority of teacher education programs offered some instruction in this area, courses containing instruction regarding child abuse and neglect were most often taught under the heading of education, and 57% of the respondents were correct in indicating that teachers are responsible for reporting. Results led to such suggestions as the inclusion in teacher education of minimum preparatory programs which cover identification of the abused and neglected child and appropriate policies and procedures for making a formal request for further investigation by those designated by law to conduct such investigations. (SBH)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Exceptional Child Research, Higher Education, Surveys, Teacher Education, Teacher Role
Education Commission of the States, 300 Lincoln Tower, 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado 80295 ($2.00, price includes postage and handling, prepayment required)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHEW/OHD), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Child Abuse and Neglect Project.