ERIC Number: ED469426
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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When Children Are Abused: An Educator's Guide to Intervention.
This book presents guidance for educators on recognizing and responding to different forms of child maltreatment as well as ideas on the formation of a school reporting protocol and a Child Protection Team. The 11 chapters are: (1) "Why Are Educators So Important in the Lives of Abused and Neglected Children?"; (2) "How Can We Recognize Child Abuse and Neglect?"; (3) "What Factors Put Children at Risk for Abuse and Neglect?"; (4) "How Has the Internet Put Children At Risk For Abuse?"; (5) "Why Do People Abuse and Neglect Children?"; (6) "Is It Abuse or Neglect or Not?"; (7) "How Can Our School Be Proactive?"; (8) "How Do I Communicate with the Abused/Neglected Child and the Family?"; (9) "How Do I Make a Report?"; (10) "What Happens Once the Report Has Been Made?"; (11) "What About the Long-Range Picture?" and (12) "How Can We Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect?" The appendix includes suggested readings, mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect, state toll-free reporting numbers, how to start a child abuse prevention program in one's community, federal funding resources for prevention activities, and a children with disabilities resource listing. (Contains 98 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Child Safety, Child Welfare, Children, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Violence, Internet, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Responsibility, Parent Teacher Cooperation, School Role, Sexual Abuse, Substance Abuse, Teacher Responsibility
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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