Social worker Lorna Hayim-Baker discusses long-term effects of spanking children


Baker says the best way to teach a child is through positive discipline.

While a Long Island court has ruled that open-handed spanking can be an appropriate way to discipline a child, News 12 The Bronx met with a clinical social worker for more on how corporal punishment affects a child on an emotional level.

Lorna Hayim-Baker works with children ranging from toddlers to teens, as well as parents. She says while courts ruled that spanking is legal and deemed a...

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