Preventing Child Abuse and Helping Its Victims
5 Clock Hours / 0.5 CEUs
Preventing Child Abuse and Helping its Victims Course Description:
This course applies to children of all ages.
Learn warning signs in children and adolescents of possible sexual abuse; signs that a child, or teen, or an adult may be at-risk to harm a child; long-term effects of abuse; the early childhood educator's role in preventing child abuse; and strategies for helping victims of abuse and children affected by domestic violence. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
More on this topic: Care Courses also offers the 5-hour course Abuse and Neglect.
Learning Outcomes: After completing Preventing Child Abuse and Helping Its Victims you will be able to list basic facts about the victims and perpetrators of child sexual abuse; describe immediate and long-term effects of child sexual abuse and other forms of child maltreatment; explain the early childhood educator's role in the prevention of and reporting of all forms of child maltreatment; describe strategies for helping victims of child abuse; and describe strategies for helping children and parents affected by domestic violence.
Lesson Title: Preventing Child Abuse and Helping Its Victims
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Core of Knowledge/Core Competency/Training Category Info Pages: Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington State and Wisconsin
Attention New York Students: Check here for New York specific clock hours for this course.
Attention Nevada students: This course is approved for annual hours in Nevada, but cannot be taken to meet the specific licensing requirements for child abuse and neglect.
Attention Texas Students: If you need a 1 Clock-Hour child abuse course for annual requirements, please click here.
||NAC: The NECPA Commission, Inc. has approved this educational
program as meeting the criteria for continuing education for the
National Administrator Credential.
Topics Covered in Preventing Child Abuse and Helping its Victims:
- Scope and
effects of child sexual abuse
- Strategies for preventing child sexual
- Strategies for preventing maltreatment of infants and toddlers
- Role of relational sanctuaries for child abuse victims
of post traumatic stress syndrome
- Strategies for helping children
affected by domestic violence
- Early childhood educators' ethical
responsibilities related to child abuse
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read English.
Instructional methodology: Read written material; view videos; listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Final Lesson Multiple Choice Quizzes and Short Essay Assignments.
Students comments on Preventing Child Abuse and Helping Its Victims:
courses [Preventing Child Abuse and Helping Its Victims, Witnesses to
Violence, Early Childhood Stress, Creating Schedules and Routines, and
Conferences with Parents] are fantastic and the speedy grading is
terrific. I love your courses and I will continue taking them. I need
these courses for my National CDA and I have referred several other
candidates to Care Courses. Thank you again for your courses and the
speedy grading return. Outstanding work and please keep it up." – Tallahassee, Florida
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