This course applies to children of all ages.
One of our most popular courses, this course discusses adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), including child abuse and neglect, household dysfunction, and exposure to racism, as well as the long-term effects of these experiences. You will learn the risk factors for and results of child abuse and neglect, typical traits of parents who abuse and neglect their children, your responsibility to report it, and ways that you can help children. Includes strategies to strengthen families and reduce children’s risk.
See the learning outcomes and topics below for more information on what is covered in this course.
This course is offered in both our coursebook (with required online component/testing) and our fully online format. The online format of this course includes audio narration in most course sections. Click here to learn more about Care Courses' training formats.
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This course is accepted for annual state training requirements in most states including Wisconsin’s training requirement on identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect, and for the CDA and for CDA renewal training requirements.
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After completing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver’s Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences you will be able to explain the definition and long-term consequences of adverse childhood experiences; explain the definition of, risk factors for, and results of child abuse and neglect and identify indicators of abuse and neglect; and much more. Click to view all of the learning outcomes for this course.
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Must be able to fluently read and write English.
Multiple choice quiz and written assignments.
Read written material, view videos, listen to audio segments.
"Everything worked out wonderfully ... such good quality content. We agreed amongst us here that the Child Abuse and Neglect course was very very thorough and challenging." - Rochester, New York
This training expires 12 months from the date of purchase. Courses must be successfully completed by their expiration date in order for the student to receive a certificate.
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Care Courses currently offers over 50 professional development courses and one non-credit training tutorial on the CDA process. All courses offer clock hours and an official online certificate of completion. The free CDA tutorial does not offer clock hours or a certificate.
Care Courses' course tuition entitles one person to receive the clock hours granted by a course upon successful completion. Bundle pricing covers tuition for all the courses included in a bundle.
To receive the CEUs and Clock Hours for a course, you must adhere to and sign our honor code, follow directions on written assignments and show comprehension of the course content. You must make 70% or better on all course quizzes. Less than 70% will result in trainer review and evaluation. If review indicates the need for discussion, you will be informed that you must speak with a trainer. You will be given a second chance to make 70% or better. Should you fail to do so, you will receive a letter indicating that you did not pass the course and may not retake the course for 12 months.
Clock hours and CEUs are documented on official Care Courses certificates of completion which are accessed in the My Courses area of your account.
Please note: All course and certificate dates and times are on Eastern Time.