This interactive workshop provides youth serving professionals with the tools to communicate with those they serve about physical punishment and its harmful side effects. Professionals must be able to communicate this information to parents and caregivers without being judgmental or shaming. 9:00am-10:15am Dr. Stacey Patton will address cultural issues related to corporal punishment. Including the historical roots and myths about corporal punishment. As well as how race and cultural values have shaped parental attitudes and beliefs about corporal punishment. 10:15am-10:30am Break 10:30am-12:00pm Stacie LeBlanc and Dr. Stacey Patton will discuss painless parenting as an alternative to corporal punishment. Participants will be provided updates on the latest research on Adverse Childhood Experiences and corporal punishment. They will learn how to effectively discuss the harms of hitting and healthy alternatives to parents. This portion of the training will include role play of dialogues on spanking and how to implement No Hit Zones within one's clinic, office or practice.
SUNO School of Social Work Auditorium