Sexual Misconduct in the Education and Human Services Sector

Sexual Misconduct in the Education and Human Services Sector

Christopher Schwilk (Shippensburg University, USA), Rachel Stevenson (Shippensburg University, USA) and David Bateman (Shippensburg University, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: July, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 291
ISBN13: 9781522506577|ISBN10: 1522506578|EISBN13: 9781522506584|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0657-7


Creating a safe and trusting environment is a pivotal concern within any professional setting. By increasing awareness and providing accurate information, misbehavior problems can more easily be prevented.

Sexual Misconduct in the Education and Human Services Sector is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on effective guidelines and frameworks for ensuring appropriate professional conduct, and presents innovative methods for the proper training of employees. Focusing on imperative concepts and applicable real-world examples, this book is ideally designed for managers, researchers, and professionals interested in the prevention of inappropriate behavior in the workplace.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Boundary Training
  • Email and Instant Messaging Usage
  • Interdisciplinary Learning
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Self-Testing
  • Social Media
  • Student-Teacher Relationships

Reviews and Testimonials

Editors Schwilk, Stevenson, and Bateman present readers with a collection of academic and professional perspectives on the prevention and addressing of sexual misconduct in a variety of educational and human services contexts. They have organized the fourteen selections that make up the main body of the text in four parts devoted to the issues at the center of sexual assault and other forms of sexual misconduct in higher education settings, the law and legal issues involved in educator or administrator sexual misconduct of various kinds, the impact of social media on sexual misconduct cases and issues, and taking action before and after issues of sexual misconduct.

– Protoview Reviews

This volume in the Advances in Human Services and Public Health (AHSPH) book series amasses the work of noted scholars and professionals writing about issues affecting the health and social welfare of our global population. As this population rapidly expands and connects on unprecedented levels, there is urgency to these topics which the book does well to address. [...] End pages compile each chapter’s references, offer brief contributor biographies, and include an index. Other volumes in this series cover topics such as health policy, social work, domestic violence, youth development, and much more, and along with this volume would appeal to healthcare professionals, educators, policy-makers, students, and many others.

– American Reference Books Annual

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