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Straight Talk About the Harms of Corporal Punishment
April 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDTFree
This webinar addresses the myths and harms associated with corporal punishment. Clinicians often dread conversations regarding spanking, but parents are often relieved to know they have alternatives. Corporal punishment is a public health issue and important to preventing child maltreatment. Educating parents and other adults on safe and effective ways of parenting is essential for the health and wellbeing of all children.
- Participants will be able to distinguish the of myths about spanking.
- Participants will be able to describe the latest research regarding the harms of corporal punishment.
- Participants will review resources for safe and effective parenting.
Viola Vaughan-Eden is Associate Professor and PhD Program Director with The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work at Norfolk State University in Southeastern Virginia. As a clinical and forensic social worker, Dr. Vaughan-Eden serves as a consultant and expert witness in child maltreatment cases – principally sexual abuse.