Treatment for Abused and Neglected Children: Infancy to Age 18
Total CE Credit Hours: 9
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101410
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About the Course:
This manual upon which this course is based, produced by NCCAN as part of the User Manual Series, provides an overview of the treatment of sexually abused, physically abused, and neglected children. Child development is briefly reviewed and the study of developmental psychopathology is described. All aspects of child development are considered, including intrapersonal development, interpersonal development, physical development, sexual development, and behavioral conduct development. Consequences of abuse and neglect, assessment of maltreatment, the therapeutic process and the role of the therapist, treatment issues and specialized interventions, and case management are addressed. The manual provides a glossary of terms and list of resources.
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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the treatment of abused and neglected children ranging in age from infancy through age 18. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Demonstrate familiarity with aspects of child development and psychopathology.
Compare and contrast the consequences of differing forms of child abuse and neglect.
Identify and be able to apply assessment issues and approaches with maltreated children.
Describe varying theoretical approaches to therapy with maltreated children.
Cite examples of treatment issues and aspects of case management that uniquely apply to specialized interventions with abused and maltreated children.
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