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Nadine Block is the Executive Director of the Center for Effective Discipline, a non-profit organization which provides information to the public about the effects of corporal punishment of children and alternatives to its use(www.stophitting.org). She co-chairs EPOCH-USA and is the founder of SpankOut Day USA April 30th. She is a retired school psychologist and has worked to end corporal punishment in schools for over 25 years.
SHARE Tuesday, March 2, 2010 Spurn the Rod and Save the Child
SB 689 which would ban kicking, shaking punching,choking and other harsh punishments of children will be heard in a MD Senate Committee on Wednesday March 3. It's a start in giving children more protection from physical harm.
(11 comments) SHARE Friday, May 1, 2009 SpankOut Day USA Is About Positive Discipline of Children
Join the observance of SpankOut Day USA April 30th. SpankOut Day USA was initiated in l998 to bring attention to the need to end physical punishment of children and to support positive discipline. EPOCH-USA provides information about positive discipline, effects of physical punishment of children, corporal punishment laws and prevalence of physical punishment use throughout the world.