Category: Robert Sege

LETTERS: Message should be simple: If you’ve struck your child, you’ve gone too far

Boston Globe (subscription required) By Caroline J. Kistin, School of Medicine Robert Sege, School of Medicine Adrian Peterson’s indictment on charges of child abuse has triggered a national discussion on the distinction between discipline and child maltreatment, with intense focus on what parents should be allowed to do with their children… View full article by […]

High-profile child abuse case focuses attention on discipline

Journal-News Robert Sege, School of Medicine The recent arrest of Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has sparked a national conversation on the difference between discipline and child abuse… Expert quote: “There are a lot more effective alternatives that allow parents to teach their children right from wrong without hitting […]

Adrian Peterson’s ‘discipline’ of son is abuse, doctor says: ‘Anything that leaves a bruise on a child is beyond the pale’

New York Daily News Robert Sege, School of Medicine Robert Sege, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect, says the Minnesota Vikings star crossed a line with the ‘whooping’ he inflicted on his 4-year-old son… Expert quote: “There is no question in my mind that this amounts to […]