ERIC Number: ED213156
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, 97th Congress, First Session on H.R. 2318 to Reauthorize the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act (Washington, DC, March 9 and 12, 1981).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The document contains the transcript of the congressional hearings on H.R. 2318 to extend authorizations of appropriations for programs established in the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act of 1978. Among the individuals presenting statements are the following: A. Cohn on essential elements of successful child abuse and neglect treatment; E. Lansdown, who was emotionally and sexually abused as a child; E. Elmer, director of research and training of the Parental Stress Center (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania); A. Burgess, with Boston University School of Nursing, on statistics, clinical research data, and current research on child abuse; H. Davidson on behalf of the American Bar Association; members of a family involved with Parents United, a self help treatment program; G. Thomas, president of the Regional Institute of Social Welfare Research (Athens, Georgia) on documentation of effects of child abuse prevention and treatment; and A. Hauser, director of a child abuse and neglect resource center, on the cost effectiveness of prevention and treatment programs. Also provided are materials from the Fifth National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect; descriptions of child abuse treatment programs; a supportive services forum resource booklet compiled by J. Riebel and M. Melvin; and sample published articles on child abuse. (SB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act