• SpankOut Day

    What is SpankOut Day USA?

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  • Discipline vs. Punishment

    Reward is a more effective motivator than punishment.

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  • Prevention Education

    The best way of dealing with school misbehavior is by preventing it.

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Center for Effective Discipline (CED) is a program of Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center (Gundersen NCPTC). CED provides educational information on the effects and risk factors associated with the use of corporal punishment on children while offering healthy, effective alternatives.

The family system surrounding the child has the most influential impact on childhood development. Essential social and emotional skills are established through childhood relationships and experiences. Research shows that early relationship interactions and experiences serve as a child's foundation for future physical, mental, and social development.

Positive and negative childhood experiences dramatically affect health across the lifespan; therefore, we all play a role in supporting safe, healthy and resilient child development! Together, we can build safe and healthy communities for all children to thrive!

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