Discussion

Please watch Dr. Stacey Patton’s video on corporal punishment:

Please watch this video on Domestic Violence and Restorative Justice:

Write a 250-word response relating the three videos to violence in families. What does the science say about hitting children? Even spanking in relation to outcomes in child’s development (emotional, cognitive, etc.)? What is restorative justice? Do you think restorative justice provides a different vision of atonement for crimes? Why are we more willing to accept hitting children versus adults?