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0-88804-375-9
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164 pages
1 volume bound
softcover
2003-12-01
Canada Law Book

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An Educator's Guide to Managing Sexual Misconduct in Schools
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This practical guide equips you with the proactive and reactive strategies you need to quickly identify and manage potential and actual cases of sexual misconduct in your school. From board and police protocols to criminal background checks and investigations, this practical resource offers the tools necessary to handle this highly volatile issue "the right way". Inside find valuable information that helps you avoid going about it "the wrong way", such as:
  • A clear explanation of the concept of sexual misconduct
  • How criminal proceedings against employers and employees impact the school
  • The effect of civil liability cases
  • The Ontario College of Teachers' role in such matters and its effect on the school
  • The effect of Internet misconduct
  • The involvement of police
  • Societal expectations
  • How to balance the rights of those accused, sometimes wrongly, with those who have been truly exploited
This must-have resource also provides detailed analysis and commentary on the noted Robins Report, the Criminal Code, Child and Family Services Act, Education Act (Safe Schools Act) and the Ontario Human Rights Code – all of which guide you in taking effective action.
About the Author
Robert G. Keel, B.A., LL.B., is a senior founding partner of Keel Cottrelle LLP, Barristers and Solicitors. He is qualified to practise law in both Ontario and New York State. Mr. Keel has appeared before all levels of the courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as numerous administrative tribunals. At present, his practice is primarily focused on education law, including First Nations governance issues. He has spoken at numerous conferences and has published more than 100 papers and articles. In addition, Mr. Keel is the President of Edu-Law Consulting Services Limited which provides conflict resolution programs for the education sector. Also, he is the Executive Editor of the Keel Cottrelle LLP Education Law Newsletter, Human Resources Newsletter and Public Sector Procurement Law Newsletter. He is the author of Student Rights and Responsibilities: Attendance and Discipline (1998), the co-author of An Educator's Guide to the Health and Safety of Students, An Educator's Guide to Managing Sexual Misconduct in Schools and An Educator's Guide to Parental Harassment (Canada Law Book).
Nadya Tymochenko, B.A., LL.B., is a partner of Keel Cottrelle LLP. She received an Honours B.A. from the University of Toronto and graduated from York University's Osgoode Hall Law School. She articled with Keel Cottrelle in 1998 and 1999, joining the firm in January 2000. Ms. Tymochenko's principal area of practice is education law. She advises educational institutions on corporate issues, human rights, labour, employment, special education, student discipline and policy matters and has appeared before numerous administrative tribunals on issues related to education law matters. Ms. Tymochenko has presented at a number of conferences on education law issues, including the Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Centre and has published a number of articles and papers on a wide range of education law issues. She is an Associate Editor of the Keel Cottrelle LLP Education Law Newsletter and the Human Resources Newsletter. She is also the co-author of An Educator's Guide to the Health and Safety of Schools, An Educator's Guide to Managing Sexual Misconduct in Schools, and An Educator's Guide to Parental Harassment (Canada Law Book).
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