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Child Abuse Identification and Reporting

Course #: 03-1468

Price: $27.00

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CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

Please note this course is not approved for PA.

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CEU Course Description

Annually, in the United States, one in seven children endure some form of child abuse or neglect. Any person in regular contact with a child can play a role in the identification and reporting of known or suspected child abuse. This course will prepare Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants in the identification and reporting expectations surrounding child abuse. It will cover epidemiology, the history of identifying and reporting standards, child welfare services, child protective services, forms of child abuse, how to identify a perpetrator, warning and identification signs, human and labor trafficking, exclusionary circumstances, reporting responsibilities and processes, and resources relevant to helping those experiencing child abuse. 

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Recall the history of child abuse identification and reporting and modern standards for healthcare providers.
  2. Recognize the various forms of child abuse and identification strategies to prepare for reporting known or suspected child abuse.
  3. Identify reporting processes and resources for those impacted by child abuse.

CEU Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Section 1:Background Information on Child Abuse
  3. Section 1: Key Words
  4. Section 1: Summary
  5. Section 2: Identification of Child Abuse and Neglect
  6. Section 2: Key Words
  7. Section 2: Summary
  8. Section 3: Reporting Child Abuse
  9. Section 3: Key Words
  10. Section 3: Summary
  11. Section 4: Case Study #1
  12. Section 5: Case Study #2
  13. Conclusion
  14. References
Total Time = 3.00 hours

Instructional Level: Introductory

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Course Date: 2024-03-20

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