ERIC Number: ED355733
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Caregivers of Young Children: Preventing and Responding to Child Maltreatment. [Revised and Expanded.] The User Manual Series.
This manual explains the roles and responsibilities of caregivers of young children in preventing, recognizing, and reporting child maltreatment within and outside early childhood programs. The manual examines: (1) personal, professional, and legal influences on the roles and responsibilities of early childhood education professionals related to child maltreatment; (2) recognition of child abuse and neglect; (3) reporting of child abuse and neglect; (4) minimizing the risk of maltreatment in early childhood programs; (5) caring for maltreated children; and (6) supporting parents and preventing child maltreatment. The manual also provides a glossary, 36 reference notes, a bibliography of approximately 30 items, and a list of 16 organizations. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHHS/OHDS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Circle, Inc., McLean, VA.