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Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

The Role of Educators in Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, 2003

The Role of Educators in Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect, part of the Child Abuse and Neglect User Manual Series, provides the basis for the involvement of educators in combating the problem of child abuse and neglect.

Chapter 4 describes the involvement of educators in reporting child abuse and neglect as guided by Federal standards and regulations and the mandates set forth in State and local laws.

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Screen Shot for Promoting Healthy FamiliesHave students role play taking a report from the coach described in this case study.  What advice would you give this coach about future conversations with Frank?  About conversations that could occur with other students in the future?

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