ERIC Number: EJ781233
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 0
Emotional Abuse in the Classroom: Implications and Interventions for Counselors
McEachern, Adriana G.; Aluede, Oyaziwo; Kenny, Maureen C.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v86 n1 p3-10 Win 2008
Emotional abuse of students by teachers is a topic infrequently discussed in the child abuse literature. In some classrooms, it can be a daily occurrence. This article defines emotional abuse and discusses the types of classroom behaviors teachers may demonstrate that are emotionally abusive to students. The role of school-based counselors in the prevention and treatment of emotional abuse is discussed.
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Antisocial Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Prevention, Classroom Environment, School Counselors, Intervention
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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