Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver’s Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences

5 Clock Hours / 0.5 CEUs / $34.00


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Course Description

This course applies to children of all ages.

Learn ways to recognize forms of child abuse, neglect, and other adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) including household dysfunction and exposure to racism, as well as the long-term effects of such experiences. Learn the reasons for and results of child abuse and neglect, typical traits of parents who abuse and neglect their children, the caregiver’s responsibility in reporting it, and ways caregivers can help children who are the victims of child abuse, neglect, and other ACEs. Also learn specific strategies to strengthen families and reduce risk.

See the learning outcomes and topics below for more information on what is covered in this course.


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Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver’s Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences
Online Course
Course ID:
CAN-23RL9
Clock hours:
5
IACET CEUs:
0.5
Tuition:
$34.00
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Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver’s Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences
CourseBook
Course ID:
CAN-13R9
Clock hours:
5
IACET CEUs:
0.5
Tuition:
$34.00
Qty

Course formats

This course is offered in both our coursebook (with required online component/testing) and our fully online format. Click here to learn more about Care Courses' training formats.

Acceptance information

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.

Information on specific states:

  • Illinois: This course may not be used for the mandated reporter training that must be taken through the Illinois DCFS.
  • Kansas: This course is not approved for annual clock hours or to meet the Kansas requirement for training in child abuse and neglect, which must be taken in the state of Kansas.
  • Nevada: This course is not approved for annual clock hours or to meet the Nevada requirement for training in child abuse and neglect, which must be taken in the state of Nevada.
  • Pennsylvania: This course is not approved for annual clock hours or to meet the Pennsylvania requirement for training in child abuse and neglect, which must be taken through the PA Keys registry. This course may not be used for the first year abuse and neglect requirement.
  • Texas: This course may not be used for the 1 clock-hour child abuse annual training requirement.
  • Wisconsin: This course can be used for Wisconsin's training requirement on identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect.

Learning outcomes

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.

Topics covered

  • Effects of adverse childhood experiences on mental and physical health
  • Signs of abuse and neglect
  • Risk factors for abuse and neglect
  • Procedures for preventing and reporting abuse and neglect
  • Ways to support struggling families
  • Benefits of relaxation practices

Want to learn more about the benefits of relaxation practices? Read our blog The Benefits of Relaxation in Child Care

Prerequisites

Must be able to fluently read and write English.

Assessment methods

Multiple choice quiz and written assignments. 

Instructional methodology

Read written material, view videos, listen to audio segments.

What our students say about Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver's Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences

"Everything worked out wonderfully ... such good quality content. We agreed amongst us here that the Child Abuse and Neglect course was very very through and challenging." - Rochester, New York


Completion deadline

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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