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"to give into one's hand," probably from manus "hand" (see manual) dare "to give" (see date (1)).
of mandare "to order, commit to one's charge," lit.
While there is no one best solution for every problem or classroom setting, the following principles, drawn from a number of sources, might help.
Classroom teachers with many years of experience have contributed to an understanding of what works and what doesn't work in managing classrooms and the behavior of students.
These skills almost never "jell" until after a minimum of few years of teaching experience.
However, no child who in good faith is being treated solely by spiritual means through prayer in accordance with the tenets and practices of a recognized church or religious denomination by a duly accredited practitioner thereof shall, for that reason alone, be considered to be an abused child.(5) "Child service organization personnel" means persons employed by or volunteering at a business or an organization, whether public, private, for profit, not for profit, or voluntary, that provides care, treatment, education, training, supervision, coaching, counseling, recreational programs, or shelter to children.(6) "Clergy" means ministers, priests, rabbis, imams, or similar functionaries, by whatever name called, of a bona fide religious organization.(6.1) "Endangering a child" means:(A) Any act described by subsection (d) of Code Section 16-5-70;(B) Any act described by Code Section 16-5-73;(C) Any act described by subsection (l) of Code Section 40-6-391; or(D) Prenatal abuse, as such term is defined in Code Section 15-11-2.(7) "Pregnancy resource center" means an organization or facility that:(A) Provides pregnancy counseling or information as its primary purpose, either for a fee or as a free service;(B) Does not provide or refer for abortions;(C) Does not provide or refer for FDA approved contraceptive drugs or devices; and(D) Is not licensed or certified by the state or federal government to provide medical or health care services and is not otherwise bound to follow the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, P. 104-191, or other state or federal laws relating to patient confidentiality.(8) "Reproductive health care facility" means any office, clinic, or any other physical location that provides abortions, abortion counseling, abortion referrals, or gynecological care and services.(9) "School" means any public or private pre-kindergarten, elementary school, secondary school, technical school, vocational school, college, university, or institution of postsecondary education.(10) "Sexual abuse" means a person's employing, using, persuading, inducing, enticing, or coercing any minor who is not such person's spouse to engage in any act which involves:(A) Sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital, or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex;(B) Bestiality;(C) Masturbation;(D) Lewd exhibition of the genitals or pubic area of any person;(E) Flagellation or torture by or upon a person who is nude;(F) Condition of being fettered, bound, or otherwise physically restrained on the part of a person who is nude;(G) Physical contact in an act of apparent sexual stimulation or gratification with any person's clothed or unclothed genitals, pubic area, or buttocks or with a female's clothed or unclothed breasts;(H) Defecation or urination for the purpose of sexual stimulation; or(I) Penetration of the vagina or rectum by any object except when done as part of a recognized medical procedure.
Sexual abuse shall include consensual sex acts when the sex acts are between minors if any individual is less than 14 years of age; provided, however, that it shall not include consensual sex acts when the sex acts are between a minor and an adult who is not more than four years older than the minor.
Oral reports shall be followed by a later report in writing, if requested, to a child welfare agency providing protective services, as designated by the Division of Family and Children Services of the Department of Human Services, or, in the absence of such agency, to an appropriate police authority or district attorney.
If a report of child abuse is made to the child welfare agency or independently discovered by the agency, and the agency has reasonable cause to believe such report is true or the report contains any allegation or evidence of child abuse, then the agency shall immediately notify the appropriate police authority or district attorney.