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Section 5
Corporal Punishment or Injury

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- Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Social Services Child Protective Services. A Guide For Mandated Reporters In Recognizing And Reporting Child Abuse And Neglect. Virginia Department of Social Services, May 2012, p. 15-17.

Corporal punishment of children in Australia:
The evidence-based case for legislative reform

Havighurst, S. S., Mathews, B., Doyle, F. L., Haslam, D. M., Andriessen, K., Cubillo, C., Dawe, S., Hawes, D. J., Leung, C., Mazzucchelli, T. G., Morawska, A., Whittle, S., Chainey, C., & Higgins, D. J. (2023). Corporal punishment of children in Australia: The evidence-based case for legislative reform. Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, 47(3), 100044.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Gershoff, E. T., Goodman, G. S., Miller-Perrin, C. L., Holden, G. W., Jackson, Y., & Kazdin, A. E. (2018). The strength of the causal evidence against physical punishment of children and its implications for parents, psychologists, and policymakers. American Psychologist, 73(5), 626–638.

Holland, G. W. O., & Holden, G. W. (2016). Changing orientations to corporal punishment: A randomized, control trial of the efficacy of a motivational approach to psycho-education. Psychology of Violence, 6(2), 233–242. 

Lorber, M. F., & Slep, A. M. S. (2018). The reliability paradox of the parent–child conflict tactics corporal punishment subscale. Journal of Family Psychology, 32(1), 145–150.

Rohner, R. P., & Melendez-Rhodes, T. (2019). Perceived parental acceptance−rejection mediates or moderates the relation between corporal punishment and psychological adjustment: Comment on Gershoff et al. (2018). American Psychologist, 74(4), 500–502.

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