ERIC Number: ED145600
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Child Abuse and Neglect: A Primer for School Personnel.
Kline, Donald F.
Intended for such school personnel as teachers, administrators, school board members, school bus drivers, cafeteria workers, and parent-teacher organizations, the volume provides basic information on child abuse and neglect. Sections cover the following topics: child abuse and neglect as an historical phenomenon, causes (including characteristics of abusers), incidence, legal and professional responsibilities of school personnel, definitions of child abuse and neglect, identification (covering physical abuse, neglect, sexual molestation, revealing parental behaviors, revealing children's behaviors, and emotional maltreatment), guidelines for school policies, reporting procedures (including a sample report form), approaches to primary prevention, and a checklist for rating school involvement. Appended are a concept analysis model of the abused child, a flow chart of school personnel reporting procedures, and a glossary of approximately 50 terms related to child abuse and neglect. (IM)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Definitions, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology, Guidelines, Identification, Incidence, Legal Responsibility, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Prevention, School Policy, School Responsibility, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.