Non-Violent Methods Are A More Effective Way Of Training Children In contemporary society, it is generally assumed that children receive a better education by teaching them with non-violent methods, although this was not the case for centuries. Since the early Victorian times, the general feeling was “Spare the rod and spoil the child.” During these times children were physically disciplined in both the school and at home. Only with the enlightened parenting views of the 1960’s and forward have experts come to the realization that children are far better off when they are raised non-violently. What in fact are these differences and how do they affect the child? Abuse can cause a child to be confused by the parents actions. The parents actions are what cause a negative effect on the child’s development and on society as a whole. Parents often give mixed messages about abuse.
When children hear about abuse in the media they know that they should not be abused, and often the parents will echo these sentiments. Yet, when a parent becomes angry or frustrated in their own lives, they strike out at the innocent victim, the child. This makes the child more confused and distant their trust of authority figures. Economics also has a lot to do with violence. It is well known that domestic violence occurs more often among families who are financially strapped for long periods of time. The lack of material resources can heighten the occurrences of domestic violence.
I believe the film "Confronting Child Sexual Abuse" enlightened myself on the service of CPS. To be a social worker you need to be able to deal with stress and to be able to leave the job at work when you go home. The case manager is responsible to assure that all the medical and educational needs of the child is meet. The case worker spends 40-50% of their time out in the field. The top priority ...
A parent will often neglect the needs of the child and focus on their needs. Substance abuse is common among families where violence is When a child is hit, the only thing she or he grows up with, as a priority is defensiveness and need for protection from others, particularly if the beating begins at a young age. (100-114).
In the book, Essentials of Psychology, Rathus describes a case of an 11 year old boy Max, who has finally been remanded to see a therapist, and is the victim of abusive parents. He describes how his perception of the experience is initially, “bull*censored*,” and how he was defensive with the therapist. He said the only reason he was there was ” because his stupid mother had forced him to go