Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training - 2015

Course Summary

There are four sections in this course:

  • Introduction
  • Section 1: Abuse and Neglect
  • Section 2: Reporters and Reporting
  • Section 3: Department of Human Services (DHS) Assessment Procedures

After completing these sections, you will be presented with a case study and "How to Save a Child" activities.

There are review questions at the end of each section. These review questions will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in these sections. There is a post-test at the end of resources page.  

A Certificate of Completion is awarded on successful completion of this course. 

Intended Audience

child care providers, nurses, social workers, teachers and their school personnel, physicians and other healthcare workers, mental health professionals, medical examiners or coroners, and law enforcement officers

Learning Objectives:

Introduction

Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Identify mandatory reporter requirements
  • Define child and parent/caregiver

Section 1: Abuse and Neglect 
Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Identify  nine categories of child abuse
  • Describe  signs of abuse & neglect
  • Describe  cultural practice and skin tone variations mistaken as abuse

Section 2: Reporters and Reporting 
Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between mandatory and permissive reporter
  • Explain the reporting requirements
  • Describe the reporting procedures

Section 3: Department of Human Services (DHS) Assessment Procedures 
Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Identify the steps in the assessment process
  • Identify the possible results of the assessment

Pre-requisites/Learning Level

No pre-requisites

Competencies addressed

Communication Skills, Analytical/Assessment Skills, Public Health Sciences Skills, Cultural Competency Skills

CEUs Offered

None

Cost

Free

Modality/format

Online Self-Pace

Length

2 hours

Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Analisa Pearson, Sally Clausen

Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

Registration requirements

Register a free account

Creation and/or update

July 12, 2014