ERIC Number: ED163697
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Child Abuse and Neglect in Residential Institutions: Selected Readings on Prevention, Investigation and Correction.
National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHEW/OHD), Washington, DC.
The document contains five selected readings and a listing of resource materials on the prevention, investigation, and correction of child abuse and neglect in residential institutions. Section I contains an excerpt from the February 1977 issue of Child Abuse and Neglect Reports. Section II covers the final report of the National Conference on the Institutional Maltreatment of Children (June 1977). In section III excerpts from the Human Ecology Forum are given, including, "Viewpoint--Institutions are Abusive", "Our Children's Keepers--Institutions in an Abusive Society", "Wordsworth--Rachel Won't Be Going Home", among others. Section IV contains excerpts from the draft of Federal Standards for Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Treatment Programs and Projects, mandated by Public Law 93-247. In section V the Model Child Protection Act with Commentary draft is provided, giving a structured model for the organization and implementation of state services. (PHR)
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Authoring Institution: National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHEW/OHD), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act