Describes nonsexual forms of maltreatment in daycare settings that may occur under the guise of curriculum. Forms of day-care maltreatment are described (e.g., failure to provide adequate food, shelter, and safety; failure to provide adequate need gratification) as are the conditions likely to create a context for abuse and neglect. Physical abuse, psychological abuse, verbal abuse, and developmental/educational abuse are examined. Potential impact of day-care maltreatment is also discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
Contexts for maltreatment in Day Care Centers: Conceptualization and ImplicationsECE Faculty Publications
Citation InformationBolig, R., Kantor, R., Nissen, H., & Yolton, K. (1991). Contexts for maltreatment in Day Care Centers: Conceptualization and Implications. Children's Environment Quarterly, 8(1), 17-24.