This training programme is intended to raise awareness among professionals working with children and families about the effects of physical and psychological punishment on children and the need to end such punishment. It promotes positive education and discipline for children, based on the rights of a child to enjoy healthy development and not to suffer any form of violence. This guide is based on a translation of materials developed by Pepa Horno Goicoechea, of Save the Children Spain, and used in ‘Love, Power and Violence: A comparative analysis of physical and psychological punishment patterns’ (2005). The original material was developed and tested through 2003 and 2004, during which time workshops were conducted in South Asia, South-East Asia, Latin America and Europe. More than 3000 people who work in the fields of social welfare, education, health care, policing, law and the media have participated in the training.