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Corporal Punishment


Wednesday, October 7, 2014

What is the proper way to discipline a child? At the moment, it depends on whom you ask but a national conversation may soon settle this. The conversation has been started because National Football League star Adrian Peterson disciplined his son with a switch so hard it broke the skin. Some call that child abuse but others say spanking, paddling and switching are legitimate though more prominent in the south.

Susan Campbell, Ph.D.
- Psychologist and Executive Director, Council for Children's Rights
Kenya Henderson - Director of Families Together program at the YWCA Central
Deborah Sendek - Program Director, Center for Effective Discipline