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Fiorvanti, Christina M.; Brassard, Marla R. – School Psychology Review, 2014
The moral imperative of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, backed by robust empirical findings, leads to the conclusion that the protection of children from violence and neglect and the promotion of their well-being should be major priorities in every society. This article argues that "School Psychology: A Blueprint for…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, School Psychology, School Psychologists, Violence
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Brassard, Marla R.; And Others – School Psychology Review, 1991
Using the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child as a standard, adult obligations to children from birth to age 12 years are outlined. For each right of protection or nurturance, practical recommendations are given for school psychologists to maximize the development of children in their care. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Child Development, Childhood Needs, Children
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Gil, David G. – School Psychology Review, 1991
Adverse consequences of contemporary modes of work, child rearing, and schooling for human and child development and the quality of life; the potential of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child to relieve some of these consequences; and ways educators can improve child development are reviewed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Childhood Needs, Childrens Rights
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Hart, Stuart N.; Prasse, David P. – School Psychology Review, 1991
Six articles within a miniseries on children's rights and education are discussed, with emphasis on the necessity and opportunity to advance children's rights through education. The importance of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is clarified. Conclusions and recommendations summarize the school psychologist's role. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Childhood Needs, Children, Childrens Rights
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Hart, Stuart N.; Pavlovic, Zoran – School Psychology Review, 1991
Major historical themes of the childrens rights movement dealing with education are briefly traced. The meaning and significance of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child are considered as they relate to education. The roles of school psychology in future advances in children's rights are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Childrens Rights
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Prasse, David P. – School Psychology Review, 1991
Sections of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) that concern education and children's mental health in educational settings are reviewed. Comparison of the existing status of children with the convention mandates and literature on children's rights indicates that society falls short in protecting children. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Childrens Rights