ERIC Number: ED448370
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
An Introduction to Child Maltreatment: A Five-Unit Lesson Plan for Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools.
Miller-Perrin, Cindy L.
This curriculum was designed to provide teachers of psychology in secondary schools with information concerning teaching about child maltreatment. The materials contain information about child abuse and neglect that they can incorporate into their teaching. The curriculum contains a procedural outline that includes five lesson plans targeting the major content areas in the field of child maltreatment. The topics include: (1) definitions and rates of child maltreatment; (2) factors associated with child maltreatment; (3) the effects associated with child maltreatment; (4) responding to child maltreatment; and (5) preventing child maltreatment. Teaching actions, discussion questions, and group activities are given for each area. An extensive resource list is included, which cites 8 films on physical abuse; 12 films on child sexual abuse; 4 films on child neglect; 10 Web sites on child abuse; and 20 titles of books for young adults on child abuse. (JDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association (108th, Washington, DC, August 4-8, 2000).