Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting in California (7CE)

Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting in California

Total Hours: 7

No Book to Buy - Online Text

Unlimited Test Retakes

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Course delivery method and format: self-paced online training.

Course Requirements:

1. Course Reading,

2. Online PostTest

3. Course Evaluation.

After successfully completing the Course Reading, PostTest and Evaluation a certificate of completion will be issued online.

Course Level: Intermediate

Course Description:  The course will familiarize professionals with Child Protective Services statutory and agency guidelines for child maltreatment. The professional will demonstrably judge the urgency with which the agency must respond to the report of child abuse.  In addition, individuals who report allegations of child abuse or neglect must be educated about state statutes, agency guidelines and the roles and responsibilities of Child Protective Services. This course will describe strategies to effectively support specific intervention and case applications and examples to illustrate the use of these interventions.   

Course Objectives

  1. Understand the legal and ethical responsibilities of mandated reporters in California regarding child abuse reporting.
  2. Identify the different types of child abuse and neglect, including physical, sexual, emotional, and neglectful maltreatment.
  3. Understand the impact of cultural, familial, and social factors on child abuse and neglect.
  4. Reflect on personal biases and beliefs that may impact one's ability to effectively assess and report child abuse and neglect.