News Release

Monday, March 02, 2009

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman (757) 668-7554 Greg.Lampman@chkd.org

Spanking and How it Affects Children

NORFOLK, Va. – The following free public program is sponsored by CHKD, Kohl’s Department Store and Old Dominion University’s “In Support of Children” initative.

  • March 18, Spanking and How it Affects Children, Free. 7:15 – 9:15 p.m. Old Dominion University, Kaufman Duckworth Hall room 224 (free parking in the garage at 43rd street and Elkhorn Ave.). Professor Murray Straus will discuss corporal punishment, why it is ineffective and the long-term effects it can have on children including symptoms of post-traumatic stress. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500 or 1 (800) 395-2453.

This program is co-presented by CHKD, Old Dominion University’s “In Support of Children” initiative and Kohl’s Department Stores’ series of lectures on children’s health and wellness made possible by a $68,900 grant through the Kohl’s Cares for Kids campaign.