Sexual abuse prevention education for young children: a comparison of teachers and parents as instructors.

@article{Wurtele1992SexualAP,
  title={Sexual abuse prevention education for young children: a comparison of teachers and parents as instructors.},
  author={S. K. Wurtele and L. C. Kast and A. M. Melzer},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={1992},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={
          865-76
        }
}
  • S. K. Wurtele, L. C. Kast, A. M. Melzer
  • Published 1992
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child abuse & neglect
  • The purpose of this study was to compare teachers and parents as instructors of a personal safety program. One hundred seventy-two Head Start preschoolers were randomly assigned to a personal safety program taught by their teachers, parents, both teachers and parents, or to a general safety control program. Following program participation, children taught the personal safety program by their teachers, parents, or both, demonstrated greater knowledge about sexual abuse and higher levels of… CONTINUE READING

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