Maradei: The difference between discipline and child abuse

Salinas Californian interview with David Maradei of the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Monterey CountyThe Salinas Californian recently ran this interview with David Maradei of the Child Abuse Prevention Council, on understanding something that can have a very big influence on a child's likelihood of growing up to commit or suffer from violence: 

The difference between healthy discipline and child abuse.

According to David, it's a difference that many parents don't really understand — for example, in his words, "spanking is just another word for hitting." 

Read on to learn more.

Thanks to For Our Future's Sonja Koehler for conducting the interview.

 

News Item Publication Date: 
Saturday, January 19, 2013