“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.”
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 […]
(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.
‘White House Boy’ tells his story By Tony Holt Hernando Today, December 18, 2011 Submitted by Robert Straley Robert Straley, 65, is one of the “White House Boys,” a group of men who said they were terrorized and abused repeatedly by guards at a reform school for troubled teens. He had run away from […]