This course applies to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Learn to recognize symptoms of and ways to prevent traumatic brain injuries in children, including shaken baby syndrome. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
Some states have specific Shaken Baby Syndrome requirements, as listed below. Safe Baby, Safe Child certificates are individualized for those states with specific requirements.
After completing Safe Baby, Safe Child you will be able to explain the types, causes, and symptoms of traumatic brain injuries to infants and young children and ways to prevent such injuries; describe the symptoms and risk factors of shaken baby syndrome; describe the reasons for infants’ crying and ways to soothe infants; identify infants’ and young children’s other difficult developmental phases and strategies for handling their difficult behaviors; and identify strategies for handling and responding to caregiver stress.
Attention Maryland Students: This course satisfies your Shaken Baby Syndrome requirement.
Attention Missouri Students: This course is not accepted for your safe sleep training requirement.
Attention North Carolina Students: This course is not accepted for your SIDS training.
Topics Covered in Safe Baby, Safe Child:
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read and write English.
Instructional methodology: Read written material, view videos, listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Multiple choice quizzes and written assignments.
Comments on Safe Baby, Safe Child:
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