Skip to main content

Child Protection in Families Experiencing Domestic Violence: Child Abuse and Neglect User Manual Series

To help ensure your CEs are relevant to your practice, we regularly retire courses that are no longer current. This course has been retired. It is no longer available.

We add new courses all the time. Try these categories:

About the Course:

This course provides detailed information regarding the protection of children living in homes where domestic violence is occurring. Issues addressed include the overlap between child maltreatment and domestic violence, modifying child protective practice with families experiencing domestic violence, enhancing caseworker safety and support in complex child protection cases, and building collaborative responses for families experiencing domestic violence. A glossary of terms is included, as are listings of selected resources and child abuse reporting telephone numbers.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Child Protection in Families Experiencing Domestic Violence: Child Abuse and Neglect User Manual Series created by Bragg, H. Lien, M.S.W. in 0.


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- Office on Child Abuse and Neglect

Publication Date:


Course Material Author

Bragg, H. Lien, M.S.W.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about protecting children who live in families where domestic violence is occurring. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the overlap between child maltreatment and domestic violence.

  2. Define and differentiate between terms specific to the subject of domestic violence.

  3. Be able to apply the practice guidelines and case planning parameters presented to your work with families experiencing domestic violence.

  4. Identify ways to build collaborations for families experiencing domestic violence.

  5. Be familiar with the information and tools presented in the appendices.

Use our CE Approvals tool to look up your state requirements and how can help you meet them, or log in to your member account to show approvals relevant to your licensure.

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

8 credit hours

More Info

American Psychological Association (APA)

8 credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

More Info

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

8 ce credit hours

More Info

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

8 credit hours

More Info

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

8 credit hours

More Info

Course Article

Exam Questions

All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of

Membership is free, and you can sign up today! You'll only pay when you're ready to purchase a course, or if you take advantage of the Unlimited Package.

If you're already a member, please log in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.


  • Is this course approved for my continuing education requirements?

    Check the CE Approvals above, or Find Your State Board for more detailed information.

  • Do you have special accommodations for my disability (ADA)?

    Please contact us! We would be happy to accommodate your needs right away, and your input will help us make more accessible for future users too.

  • How do I enroll in this course?

    Use the Take This Course button and just follow the instructions! You don't pay anything until you're ready to take an exam.

  • What do I have to do to complete the course?

    To complete the course, review the course objectives, then review the material, and then pass the exam with a score of 75% or greater and lastly complete an evaluation.

  • How do I access the materials?

    Most of our courses are based on online articles available for free to the public. Some courses, such as those based on books, require that you purchase the material. Use the Course Materials tab above for more info. You don't need to enroll in the course to access materials, whether free or paid. So you always know what you're getting into before you commit to taking the course.

  • How do I get my certificate?

    Your certificate will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.

  • Can I contact you for more help?

    Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help.

Course Retired
Course Number 100938
8 credit hours
Log in for credit hours relevant to your licensure.

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.58 out of 5
385 members have taken this course