END PHYSICAL PUNISHMENT OF CHILDREN - (EPOCH-USA)
EPOCH-USA seeks to end corporal punishment of children in all settings including homes through education and legal reform. The following links provide useful information about effects of corporal punishment of children and alternatives. Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
“Physical Punishment of Children in the U.S.: What Research Tells Us About Its Effects On Children” has already been endorsed the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Medical Association and many more child/family serving organizations. More endorsements are being sought.
The report and endorsement forms are online at:
The Center for Effective Discipline is now a program of the the National Child Protection Training Center. See more about this at: http://www.ncptc.org/
• The 220th General Assembly & CP
• 2011 SpankOut Day ACCEPTED Events and Programs
• 2010 SpankOutDay ACCEPTED Events and Programs
• Essay and Art Contests for Children
• How Children Feel About Spanking: Their Own Words and Images
• Latest EPOCH Newsletter (PDF Only)
• Spanking Facts and Fiction
• Why Spanking is Harmful
• A multi-pronged approach to ending all corporal punishment of children
• Position Statements Against All Corporal Punishment of Children
• Parent Support and Training Materials
• Should Spanking be Banned?
• Positive Discipline - What It Is and How To Do It (PDF Only)
• Latest Global Initiative Newsletter
• Nonviolence in childrearing annotated bibliography
A multi-pronged approach for ending all corporal punishment of children was adopted unanimously by the EPOCH-USA Executive Board in June, 2005.
EPOCH-USA Advisory Board