Vicki Price, education director of Child Advocacy and Parenting Services, said she and her co-workers know they are making a difference in the lives of children whose parents seek CAPS assistance to learn new parenting skills.
Corporal punishment… the abhorrence continues By Sir Frank Peters New Nation, Dhaka, May 1, 2012 It has become abundantly clear that it’s not the pupils in Bangladesh schools and madrassas who are in most urgent need of discipline and re–education on disciplinary matters, but many of their ‘teachers’, headmasters, local educational authorities and teachers’ associations.One […]
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 future of any society depends on its ability to foster the healthy development of the next generation. Extensive research on the biology of stress now shows that healthy development can be derailed by excessive or prolonged activation of stress response systems in the body (especially the brain), with damaging effects on learning, behavior, and health across the lifespan.”
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.