Total CE Credit Hours: 7
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101012
About the Course:
The manual upon which this course is based provides the foundation for the involvement of educators and other concerned professionals in combating the ongoing problem of child abuse and neglect. It may be used by mental health, law enforcement, case management, health care, and early childhood professionals to gain a better understanding of the role of educators in child protection. The material presented is intended to provide relevant, easily understandable information regarding child maltreatment and its identification, investigation, assessment, and treatment.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, The Role of Educators in Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect created by Crosson-Tower, Cynthia, Ph.D.
U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services – Office on Child Abuse and Neglect
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the role of educators and other professionals working with children in helping to combat child abuse and neglect. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify reasons why educators need to be concerned about child abuse and neglect.
Demonstrate the ability to identify child abuse and neglect.
Describe procedures for reporting child abuse and neglect.
Distinguish between various forms of action schools can take to offer support to individual families and communities as a whole.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of terminology presented, as well as sources of additional information.
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