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Acts of Omission: An Overview of Child Neglect

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About the Course:

This bulletin addresses the scope of the problem of child negect, its consequences, and the importance of prevention. It provides definitions and strategies for assessing neglect, with consideration difficulties presented by variation in laws from state to states as well as issues of cultural diversity. The bulletin presents an overview of prevention and intervention, suggesting helpful sources of training and information. Key words: Child neglect; maltreatment; safety assessment; intervention and prevention of harm.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Acts of Omission: An Overview of Child Neglect created by No author credited. Child Welfare Information Gateway in 2018.

Publication Date:

Jul 2018

Course Material Author

No author credited. Child Welfare Information Gateway

Course Creator

Barbara F. McMillan, LPC

Barbara McMillan, BA, MS, EdD, LPC has 35 years of experience as a therapist, clinical director, and administrator in mental health and substance abuse programs. She holds degrees in psychology and education, and has been a licensed professional counselor and supervising counselor for many years. After 18 years in various roles in private and public mental health settings, she became a full-time college psychology and sociology instructor.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define the scope and implications of child neglect.

  2. Identify risk and protective factors related to neglect.

  3. Recall two important considerations in assessment, intervention, and prevention of neglect.

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Course Material

References begin on page 19.

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Course Number 103094
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  • Reading-Based Online
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