ERIC Number: ED317003
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Let's Prevent Abuse.
PACER Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.
This package is intended as a guide for reference by concerned adults suspecting a child has been physically, sexually, or emotionally abused. Common misconceptions and myths about sexual abuse are debunked, symptoms of at-risk families are described, types of abuse and possible indications are outlined, and neglect is discussed. Legal aspects of the process of reporting suspected abuse are explained and a listing of Minnesota public agencies to contact is offered. Finally, techniques to employ in discussing abuse with a potentially abused child are outlined, with an emphasis placed on empowering, supporting, and validating the child. (PB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Elementary Secondary Education, Incidence, Legal Responsibility, Preschool Education, Reports, Sexual Abuse
PACER Center, 4826 Chicago Ave., South, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1055 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Bush Foundation, St. Paul, Minn.
Authoring Institution: PACER Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota