Maltreated children in the early years : international perspectives on the teacher’s role

Walsh, Kerryann M., Mathews, Benjamin P., & , (2010) Maltreated children in the early years : international perspectives on the teacher’s role. In Green, Vanessa & Cherrington, Sue (Eds.) Delving into Diversity : an International Exploration of Issues of Diversity in Education. Nova Science Publishers, Wellington, pp. 195-207.

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Abstract

Child abuse and neglect is a significant health and social problem with serious consequences for children, families and communities. This chapter provides students, early childhood teachers, and administrators with an evidence base for understanding their role in relation to child abuse and neglect. The chapter draws from international and interdisciplinary research to address four key areas of responsibility: i) recognising signs of child abuse and neglect; ii) reporting child abuse and neglect; iii) supporting children in the classroom; and iv) teaching children to protect themselves (Watts, 1997).

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ID Code: 27912
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: child protection, child maltreatment, child abuse, schools, early childhood, prevention, mandatory reporting
ISBN: 9781608763610
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > OTHER LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (189900) > Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified (189999)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900) > Education not elsewhere classified (139999)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Nova Science Publishers
Deposited On: 13 Oct 2009 00:24
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2015 21:03

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