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Essential Strategies to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

Course #: 06-803

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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CEU Course Description

Child abuse and neglect is associated with negative human, societal, and economic impacts, and it continues to be highly prevalent.  Developed using information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this intermediate level continuing education course addresses strategies to prevent child abuse and neglect from happening in the first place as well as approaches to lessen the immediate and long-term harms of abuse and neglect. Programs, practices, and policies with evidence of impact on child abuse and neglect victimization, perpetration, or risk factors for child abuse and neglect are presented.

CEU Course Objectives

1. Differentiate between the types of child abuse and neglect, and summarize its prevalence and consequences.

2. Identify strategies and approaches to prevent child abuse and neglect at the community, societal, individual and relationship levels.

3. Evaluate what research is saying about child abuse and neglect victimization, perpetration, and risk factors for child abuse and neglect.

4. Discuss ways to strengthen economic support for families and to change social norms to promote positive parenting.

5. Outline the benefits of providing quality early child care and education to improve cognitive and socioemotional development and to increase the likelihood of experiencing safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments.

6. Describe approaches for intervening to lessen harms and prevent future risk posed by child abuse and neglect exposure or its associated risk factors.

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Course Date: 2018-06-01

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