Identifying And Preventing Child Abuse And Neglect

 

An estimated 1 in 4 children experience some form of child abuse or neglect in their lifetimes, yet most child abuse is believed to go unreported. Support professionals are often the first to suspect that a child is a victim of maltreatment. In most states, professionals who work with children and families are mandated reporters who are required to report suspicions of abuse or neglect to an appropriate agency or investigator. In order to intervene effectively with children who may be experiencing abuse and neglect, you must be familiar with different types of maltreatment and the warning signs that a child may be in danger.

This course will teach you about the various types of child abuse and neglect that are currently the most common, and the physical and behavioral warning signs that may accompany different kinds of child maltreatment. You will learn some general guidelines for mandatory reporting and how you can find out the specific reporting requirements of your particular state. This course is intended for licensed staff in a range of work settings. Practice exercises and detailed examples will help you apply these concepts to your own learning so that you are better equipped to help the individuals you serve.



$17.50

Hours: 1.50
REL-HHS-0-IPCAN-V2

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American Psychological Association

1.5 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Relias, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Illinois Professional Counselor/Clinical Counselor

1.5 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

National Board for Certified Counselors

1.5 HOURS







Relias, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6110. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Relias , LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours

Ohio Marriage and Family Therapist Board

1.5 HOURS


Provider # RTX050401 290
This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Ohio Professional Counselor Board

1.5 HOURS


Provider # RCX100502 290
This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Texas State Board of Professional Counselors

1.5 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists

1.5 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Association of Social Work Boards

1.5 HOURS


Relias, LLC, #1273, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Relias, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/10/2018-2/10/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, posttests. This module is Text-based.

Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.50 Clinical continuing education clock hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Social Work Unit

1.5 HOURS


Relias, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0009.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of licensed master social work and licensed clinical social work in New York. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice for an LMSW and LCSW. A licensee who practices beyond the authorized scope of practice could be charged with unprofessional conduct under the Education Law and Regents Rules.

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias Learning are considered “self-study” under section 74.10(c)(2)(ii)(b)(4) of the Commissioner’s Regulations. The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

Social workers will receive 1.50 continuing education hours for participating in this course. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Marriage and Family Therapist Continuing Education Sponsor

1.5 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Mental Health Counselors (MHC)

1.5 HOURS


Relias, LLC, is recognized by New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0011

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias, LLC are considered "self-study". The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT)

1.5 HOURS


Relias, LLC, is recognized by New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0009

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias are considered "self-study". The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.5 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

1.5 HOURS


Provider #50-290 This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing CE

1.5 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Psychology

1.5 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

1.5 HOURS


Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Relias LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

Florida Board of Medicine

1.5 HOURS


Florida Board of Medicine CE Provider #: 50-290

Florida Physician Assistants

1.5 HOURS


National Academy of Certified Care Managers

1.5 HOURS



Relias,LLC is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #18-502RA.

This activity approved for 1.50 CMC contact hours

Illinois Alcohol and Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association

1.5 HOURS


Categories Counselor II, Preventionist II, CARS II, CODP I or II, PCGC II, CCJP II, CRSS I or II, CPRS I or II, MAATP II, NCRS II, CFPP II, CVSS II
This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-HHS-0-IPCAN-V2
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 5/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Identify and define various categories of child abuse and neglect.
Recognize the behavioral and physical signs of abuse and neglect.
Describe the role of the mandatory reporter and identify where to access state-specific rules related to mandatory reporting in your state.

Outline:

Section 1: Introduction




  1. About This Course

  2. Learning Objectives



Section 2: An Introduction to Child Abuse and Neglect




  1. Meet Mandy

  2. A Brief History of Child Abuse

  3. A Note on Sources

  4. National Data on Child Abuse

  5. Child Maltreatment Today

  6. Cultural Considerations

  7. Additional Cultural Considerations

  8. Remember Mandy?

  9. Summary



Section 3: Types and Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect



Introduction




  1. Types of Child Abuse

  2. State-Specific Information

  3. Perpetrators of Child Abuse & Neglect

  4. Physical Abuse

  5. Abusive Head Trauma (AHT)

  6. Behavioral Signs of Abuse

  7. Sexual Abuse

  8. Knowledge Check

  9. Exploitation of Children

  10. Risk Factors of Child Sexual Exploitation

  11. Emotional or Psychological Abuse

  12. Neglect

  13. Other Situations Considered Neglect

  14. Evaluating Safety Concerns

  15. Let's Review

  16. Illegal Drugs

  17. Cohabitating with a Registered Sex Offender

  18. Meet John

  19. Summary



Section 4: Reporting Child Abuse




  1. The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) – Federal Guidelines

  2. Who Is a Mandated Reporter?

  3. Meet Jaimie

  4. RAINN

  5. How Do I Report Child Abuse?

  6. What Are My Responsibilities as a Mandated Reporter?

  7. Additional Responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter

  8. Can a Mandated Reporter Report Abuse Anonymously?

  9. What about Privileged Communication?

  10. Let’s Review

  11. Informing Family Members and Guardians

  12. What Will Happen After I Report Child Abuse/Neglect?

  13. Responsibilities of Child Welfare Agencies and Law Enforcement

  14. Meet Larry

  15. Summary



Section 5: Conclusion




  1. Summary

  2. Course Contributors

  3. References

  4. Resources

  5. Congratulations!


Expert Reviewer: Deborah Flowers, MSN, CPNP-PC
Deborah Flowers, MSN, CPNP-PC, is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who works as a program coordinator/nurse consultant for the North Carolina Child Medical Evaluation Program (NCCMEP). The NCCMEP is a collaborative program between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Department of Pediatrics and the NC State Division of Social Services and provides expert medical consultation to all county Department of Social Services in North Carolina with respect to the medical aspects of child abuse and neglect evaluations. Ms. Flowers also is a clinical assistant professor with the UNC-CH School of Medicine - Department of Pediatrics and adjunct clinical assistant professor with the UNC-CH School of Nursing. She has been a nurse for 29 years with 19 years in emergency nursing. The last eight years have been working in child abuse and neglect where she not only works in an administrative program but also serves as a medical consultant for the hospital child abuse team. Ms. Flowers has an extensive background in the care of sexual assault patients and develops and delivers curriculum to train nurses in caring for patients who present for care of sexual assault at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Disclosure: Deborah Flowers, MSN, CPNP-PC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Staff Writer: Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH
Nellie Galindo received her Masters of Social Work and Masters of Science in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked with individuals with disabilities in several different settings, including working as a direct service provider for individuals with mental illness and leading a youth program for young adults with disabilities. She has facilitated and created trainings for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the areas of self-advocacy, healthy relationships, sexual health education, and violence and abuse prevention. Mrs. Galindo has worked in state government assisting individuals with disabilities obtain accessible health information in their communities, as well as utilizing the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to healthcare services. Disclosure: Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Nurses; entry and intermediate level Professional Counselors; entry and intermediate level Social Workers; entry level Direct Support Professionals; entry level Psychologists; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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