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ERIC Number: EJ270678
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Closing the Barn Door: The Prevention of Institutional Abuse Through Standards.
Mercer, Marc
Child and Youth Services, v4 n1-2 p127-32 1982
Holds that institutional abuse of children is best prevented by designing programs according to acceptable standards rather than by investigating individual cases. Uses guidelines published in the new "Guidebook on Residential Child Care" to describe prevention theory, staffing and supervision procedures, involvement of outside community members, and regulated discipline methods. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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