➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Corporal punishment is no way to discipline kids
Clarion Herald – April 12, 2017
Patton’s work over the past decade aims to reform cultural attitudes of African-American parents: that physical punishment of children is a proper form of discipline that comes from love and an impulse to protect them from getting into worse trouble later.
Also: How about sparing the kid and not using the rod?: http://tsdmemphis.com/news/2017/apr/12/how-about-sparing-kid-and-not-using-rod/
Information Gateway resource: Family-Centered Approach to Working With Families: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/famcentered/caseworkpractice/working/