Tag archives for Discipline

The Preventive System and Child Rights: More than a Tool for Working with Children with Behavioral Difficulties

The Preventive System and Child Rights: More Than a Tool for Working with Children with Behavioral Difficulties

by Jose Kuttianimattathil, SDB Abstract: Fr. Jose Kuttianimattathil, another Salesian from the Bangalore Salesian Province, is our final contributor in this issue of the Journal. The author presents the Preventive System of Don Bosco as an efficient and effective way to promote child rights and for working with children who manifest behavioral difficulties. Fr. Kuttianimattathil expounds […]

Key-Concepts, Concerns and Fears of a Founder-Don Bosco in His Declining Years, Part 2

Key Concepts Concerns and Fears of a Founder: Don Bosco in his Declining Years Part 2

by Arthur J. Lenti, SDB Subjects: Introduction and Description of Archival Source Material The Minutes of the Superior Chapter from 1875 to 1888 Father Giulio Barberis’ Minutes of Meetings of the Superior Chapter Father Giovanni Battista Lemoyne’s Minutes of the Meetings of the Superior Chapter Minutes of the Alassio General Conference and of General Chapters […]

Tough Love is Not the Answer—Don Bosco’s Views on Punishment

Tough Love is Not the Answer: Don Bosco’s Views on Punishment

by Michael Ribotta, SDB   Subjects: Introduction The Way Things Were Ii Sistema Preventivo Nella Educazione Della Gioventu, Document Excerpt If Punish You Must… Punish Only As a Last Resort The Right Place and the Right Time Let Every Punishment Carry a Clear Message The Culprit Must Be Assured that the Educator does not carry […]