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Sexual Misconduct in the Education and Human Services Sector

Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
  6. Section 1: The Issues
    1. Chapter 1: Sexual Assault and Students with Disabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ALL TOO COMMON
      4. BALANCING NORMALIZATION AND THE DANGER OF SEXUAL ASSAULT
      5. VULNERABLE POPULATIONS
      6. TRAINING STAFF
      7. HEIGHTENED RISK TO ASSAULT
      8. HISTORICAL CONTEXT
      9. FACILITATED COMMUNICATION CONTROVERSY
      10. LITTLE REGULATORY GUIDANCE
      11. A FRAMEWORK FOR SCHOOLS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 2: Specific Concerns for Teachers, School Counselors, and Administrators
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAKING GOOD DECISIONS
      4. TYPES OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN SCHOOLS
      5. UNFOUNDED ACCUSATIONS OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
      6. WORKING IN THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT: THE ADULT/STUDENT RELATIONSHIP
      7. STUDENT ACTIVITY ADVISERS AND ATHLETIC COACHES
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Impact and Prevention of Misconduct in the Faculty-Student Academic Relationship
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR UNDERSTANDING RELATIONSHIPS
      4. ISSUES OF THE FACULTY-STUDENT RELATIONSHIPS
      5. VULNERABLE AREAS THAT MAY LEAD TO MISCONDUCT
      6. IMPACT ON FACULTY MEMBER
      7. IMPACT ON STUDENT IN THE RELATIONSHIP
      8. IMPACT ON UNIVERSITY (STUDENTS, OTHER FACULTY, ADMINISTRATION)
      9. IMPACT ON THE PROFESSIONAL FIELD
      10. REPORTING, REMEDIATION, AND PENALTIES FOR FACULTY MISCONDUCT
      11. REPORTING, REMEDIATION, AND PENALTIES FOR STUDENT MISCONDUCT
      12. DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING SAFEGUARDS
      13. MOVING FORWARD
      14. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 4: Sexual Boundary Violations in Counselor Training and Supervision
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. INTERPRETATIONS OF SEXUAL BOUNDARY VIOLATIONS BY TRAINERS AND TRAINEES
      5. POSSIBLE MEDIATING VARIABLES IN SEXUAL BOUNDARY VIOLATIONS
      6. SEXUAL BOUNDARY VIOLATIONS IN TRAINING
      7. ETHICAL AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF SEXUAL BOUNDARY VIOLATIONS IN TRAINING
      8. REALITIES OF SEXUAL BOUNDARY VIOLATIONS
      9. HOW SEXUAL BOUNDARY VIOLATIONS BEGIN
      10. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      11. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  7. Section 2: The Law
    1. Chapter 5: Legal Issues Involving Educator Sexual Misconduct
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LIABILITY
      4. SECTION 1983 AND STATE CREATED DANGER
      5. SEXUAL HARASSMENT UNDER TITLE IX
      6. CONSEQUENCES IN THE SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT ENVIRONMENT
      7. PREVENTION AND RISK MANAGEMENT
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 6: Title IX and Sexual Harassment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHAT IS TITLE IX?
      4. HISTORY OF TITLE IX
      5. WHAT IS A SCHOOL’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT?
      6. WHAT ARE POWER RELATIONSHIPS?
      7. SUMMARY
      8. REFERENCES
  8. Section 3: Social Media
    1. Chapter 7: The Resonant Roar of the Internet
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SOCIAL MEDIA DEFINED
      4. SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE LAW
      5. SEEKING EMPLOYMENT
      6. ACCOUNTABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY OF EDUCATORS
      7. ACCOUNTABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY OF STUDENTS
      8. RESPONSIBILITY FOR REPORTING SOCIAL MEDIA SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN A SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT
      9. SCHOOL DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL “FAN” PAGES, FACEBOOK PAGES, PINTEREST FOLDERS, AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA SITES
      10. SOCIAL NETWORKING TIPS FOR TEACHERS
      11. PART 8: THE LAST WORD
      12. REFERENCES
      13. ENDNOTE
    2. Chapter 8: Social Workers and Agencies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BENEFITS AND RISKS TO UTILIZING SOCIAL MEDIA
      4. SOCIAL WORKERS AND SOCIAL MEDIA
      5. PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL MEDIA USAGE
      6. PERSONAL SOCIAL MEDIA USAGE
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 9: It's Complicated
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. GROWTH OF SOCIAL MEDIA
      4. SOCIAL MEDIA USE AND PROFESSIONALISM
      5. DANGERS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USE
      6. CONSEQUENCES OF SOCIAL MEDIA USE
      7. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SAFE SOCIAL MEDIA USE
      8. THE INCREASING ROLE OF WORKPLACE SOCIAL MEDIA POLICIES
      9. APPROPRIATE WORKPLACE SOCIAL MEDIA POLICIES
      10. CONCLUDING THOUGHTS
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 4: Taking Action
    1. Chapter 10: Preventing Sexual Misconduct
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINITION OF SEXUAL ABUSE
      4. OFFENDER CHARACTERISTICS
      5. PATTERNS OF EDUCATOR SEXUAL MISCONDUCT WITH STUDENTS
      6. ALLEGATIONS AND RESPONSE
      7. EFFECTS OF EDUCATOR SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
      8. LEGAL ISSUES AND POLICIES
      9. EFFECTS OF ALLEGATIONS
      10. PREVENTION OF EDUCATOR SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
      11. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 11: Creating Safe Meetings
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. KEEPING MEETINGS FREE OF MISCONDUCT
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 12: Exploring the Role of School Counselors in Preventing and Addressing Educator Sexual Misconduct in K-12 School Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN IN UNITES STATES
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 13: Maintaining Professional Faculty-Student Relationships
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CASE EXAMPLE
      4. POWER DIFFERENTIAL
      5. BOUNDARIES
      6. VULNERABILITIES THAT INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF BOUNDARY CROSSINGS/VIOLATIONS
      7. PREVENTATIVE MEASURES FOR PROGRAMS AND FACULTY
      8. DEPARTMENTAL AND FACULTY GUIDELINES
      9. PREVENTATIVE MEASURES FOR STUDENTS
      10. STUDENT GUIDELINES
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 14: Advancing Sex Positivity while Combating Sexual Misconduct
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SEX POSITIVITY WITHIN SEXUAL MISCONDUCT REPORTING PRACTICES
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors