ERIC Number: ED268733
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Educators, Schools, and Child Abuse.
Broadhurst, Diane D.
The booklet provides an overview on the school-related issues involved in child abuse and neglect. Definitions, causes, and effects of abuse and neglect are reviewed in the first chapter; guidelines for identifying physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and emotional maltreatment are offered in chapter 2. Aspects of reporting abuse are noted as are issues involved in investigation and intervention. A discussion of prevention centers offering parenting and safety curricula and helping adolescent parents is also included. Issues for schools to address include staff criteria, school environment, and policies on corporal punishment. The final chapter presents ways in which educators can help set policy, establish procedures, and take individual action. (CL)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Problems, Prevention, School Policy, School Role, Sexual Abuse, Teacher Role
National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse, 332 South Michigan Ave., Suite 950, Chicago, IL 60604-4357. ($3.50; discount for 6 or more copies).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse, Chicago, IL.