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ERIC Number: ED396429
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 108
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8039-6441-2
Sexual Harassment and Sexual Abuse: A Handbook for Teachers and Administrators.
Cohan, Audrey; And Others
This handbook offers strategies for ending sexual abuse and sexual harassment of students by other students or staff members. Chapter 1 discusses how to define sexual harassment and abuse, provides a review of literature, and reviews pertinent laws and litigation. The second chapter presents step-by-step procedures for handling a complaint of sexual abuse by a staff member, by a peer, or by an adult. Chapter 3 describes measures to prevent sexual harassment and abuse, which include: create a gender-equitable classroom; incorporate gender equity into existing practices; eliminate name calling via the classroom; educate and empower students; and develop or expand peer education programs. Suggestions are also offered for educating parents and the community and for addressing homophobia. Appendices contain lists of videotapes, other media, and organizations; and an annotated bibliography of 26 resources. (Contains 34 references and 56 suggested-reading references.) (LMI)
Corwin Press, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 (paperback: ISBN-0-8039-6441-2; hardback: ISBN-0-8039-6440-4).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A