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Center for Effective Discipline

The Center for Effective Discipline (CED) is a program of Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center (NCPTC). CED provides educational information based on current peer-reviewed research to the public on the effects and risk factors associated with the use of corporal punishment on children. Effective alternatives using positive and proactive discipline are provided.

NCPTC works to end child abuse, neglect and other forms of child maltreatment in three generations through:

  • Education
  • Training
  • Awareness
  • Prevention
  • Advocacy
  • The pursuit of justice

Gundersen NCPTC promotes reformation of current training practices by providing an educational curriculum to current and future front line child protection professionals around the nation so they will be prepared to recognize and report the abuse of a child.

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