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    Family Abuse Case Study

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    Family Relationships Family of Origin: Mrs. Bonner stated that she was born and raised in Waxahachie, Texas. Her parents were Benita Lacey and Gregory Branch. She stated that her parents separated at a young age. Her mother was later in a relationship with a Mr. Larry Randle. Overall Mrs. Bonner reported a good relationship with all of her parents. She stated that she did receive spankings when she was younger, but did see it was abuse. Mrs. Bonner reported that she left home at the age of 20…

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    Unit 3 Discussion Forum 1. What are your views in using punishment in order to reduce unwanted behaviour? To my own understanding, when one is punished it does not mean the person is hated, but the person applying the punishment is trying to make the one going through the punishment to be a better person. I know many people will not agree with me on this, especially the way punishment is been used today. I will use myself as an example, back home in Nigeria in those days; every child is being…

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    and has been the topic of countless debates. According to Kazdin and Benjet, there are three sides in this battle of morals; the pro-corporal punishment, the anti-corporal punishment, and, the more middle grounded, conditional corporal…

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    own problems especially with Bone. The effects displayed by the girl are very similar to the effects many have linked to corporal punishment. The little girl imagines intense thoughts of violence and displays extreme examples of antisocial behavior. If child sexual and physical abuse have similar side effects as corporal punishment is easy to conclude corporal punishment is not a suitable means of…

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    reasoning and explanation, provide more cognitive benefits to the child than corporal punishment. The cognitive benefits are the ability of children to learn and their motivation to learn. The definition given of cognition by Merriam-Webster is that cognition involves conscious mental activities which include thinking, learning, understanding and remembering. Straus (2001) claims that if parents use physical punishment instead of inductive discipline, the child 's cognitive skills might suffer.…

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    Is Spanking Necessary

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    more than seventy percent of parents believe, “It is sometimes necessary to discipline a child with a good, hard spanking.” Most of these parents were also spanked as children. Corporal punishment is a highly controversial topic and the negative effects need to come to light and be accepted. Studies have shown corporal punishment causes cognitive impairments. A cognitive impairment is when a person has a difficult time concentrating, learning new things, trouble remembering, or making decisions…

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    facing pertaining to corporal punishment is based on the different views that come to corporal punishment. Some people believe that corporal punishment is "a legalized form of child abuse, which conveys to students that violence is an acceptable method of resolving problems or disagreements" (Essex, 2012, p. 77). In most cases, corporal punishment is the last resort when it comes to discipline in the school system because it can lead to lawsuits. Before implying corporal punishment, most…

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    Spanking In Children

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    has proven that spanking children has an undeniable relationship to negative behaviors such as aggressive and violent outbursts in children, short and long-term development issues, and impacts a parent - child relationship. Therefore, if a Corporal punishment method of discipline such as spanking can negatively influence one's existence while causing the behaviours it is intended to…

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    looked down upon, Murray A. Straus reported in a 2002 study that about 67% of parents used spanking as a means of corporal punishment (Walsh). Along with that, the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect does not disapprove of corporal punishment, rather, it acknowledges it and “gives passive approval” (Straus & Donnelly). Although many people reject the idea of corporal punishment, viewing it as an unreasonable and inhumane action, they can come to the realization that it is a logical means…

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    form of corporal punishment or 'spanking' is a violent attack upon another human being's integrity. The effect remains with the victim forever and becomes an unforgiving part of his or her personality.” Spanking, also known as corporal punishment, is a controversial topic. Parents, researchers, and other professional/nonprofessional audiences, debate whether or not using corporal punishment is the most effective form of discipline. There are three leading views on this topic: pro-corporal…

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