Discussion Directions

  1. Part 1 – Discussion Post: This post should be a minimum of 8 sentences / 1-2 short paragraphs – Due by Thursday at 11:59 p.m.

    1. After reading Chapter 9, list & describe the types of child maltreatment & neglect from your text and how they can have an influence on child development in early childhood.
    2. Discuss how child abuse and neglect can cause stress & trauma & interfere with healthy development.
    3. Discuss the impact of toxic stress to the brain & body.
    4. Discuss & compare the types of parenting styles and how they may relate to child abuse or neglect.
    5. Explain who is required to be a mandated reporter is & what the law says about it. Why is mandated reporting so important?