Children are being abused at alarming rates. Staggering statistics point out that it is imperative for clinicians, educators and health care professionals to be equipped with a clear understanding of what child abuse is, how to identify it and intervene. This course will provide participants with knowledge, increased understanding and intervention techniques to apply to their clinical practice.
This course will cover basic statistics, demographics and prevalence associated with child abuse as well as forms of abuse, distinguishing abuse from accident and investigating when child abuse is suspected. Jennifer will also discuss identifying offender and victim traits, characteristics and dynamics and how best to use current resources effectively for reporting child abuse.
This Seminar-On-Demand is 3 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
|Contact Hours: 3||
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, MT/LMT, OT/COTA, PT/PTA, RN, SLP|
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
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- Introduction and Overview
- Increase awareness in the nature and extent of child abuse and neglect.
- Gain knowledge in learning how to distinguish between abuse and accidents.
- Develop a working knowledge of strategies and interventions to use in clinical practice.
- Gain greater awareness into their role as a mandated reporter.
- Identify the various forms of child abuse and neglect.
- Describe physical and psychological effects of child abuse and neglect.
- Develop specific skills necessary to mitigate the effects of child abuse and neglect to prevent and/or reduce child abuse and neglect.
- Conclusion and Questions
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to guide the professional through a self-paced study on child abuse and neglect.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will
- Gain increased awareness in the nature and extent of child abuse and neglect
- Gain knowledge in learning how to distinguish between abuse and accidents
- Develop a working knowledge of strategies and interventions to use in clinical practice
- Gain greater awareness into their role as a mandated reporter
- Be able to identify the various forms of child abuse and neglect.
- Be able to describe physical and psychological effects of child abuse and neglect
- Develop specific skills necessary to mitigate the effects of child abuse and neglect to prevent and/or reduce child abuse and neglect
Contact Hours: 3
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers, Massage Therapists, Registered Nurses, Speech-Language Pathologists
Instructional Level: Intermediate
BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand
Our mail order format will allow you to obtain a hard copy of the course materials.
This course is offered for 0.30 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).
- Financial - Amy Burzinski receives royalty payments for the presentation of this course.
- Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.