“To fight child abuse, it’s not enough just to remove children from dangerous situations, or to investigate allegations of child abuse,” Patton said. “Social service professionals and others engaged in the fight need to become culturally competent by developing a stronger understanding of the link between child abuse and the history of personal and cultural trauma.”
This Hurts Me More Than It Hurts You: In Words and Pictures, Children Share How Spanking Hurts and What To Do Instead is not another parenting tome by an ivory-towered theorist. This eye-opening book is written and illustrated by those most affected by spanking — children. Their words and drawings show that spanking doesn’t result in the behaviors parents and teachers desire. Instead, it sows seeds of pain, despair, humiliation, confusion, anger — and the continuation of a cycle of violence.
The legacy of physical punishment. Even though the events they described happened years before, when they told the part about the Mrs. Beasley doll, both women began to sob.
(Reuters) – Spanking children can cause long-term developmental damage and may even lower a child’s IQ, according to a new Canadian analysis that seeks to shift the ethical debate over corporal punishment into the medical sphere.
The documentary consists of an introduction and five brief parts.
“Behind Closed Doors” consists of the introduction, “Major Epidemic” and five topics: “Scale of abuse,” “Emma’s story,” “Who’s to blame,” “How to Stop it,” and “Cycle of violence.”
Do not miss this.