Child Abuse Recognition & Prevention

There’s no worse crime than child abuse. This course is of increased importance for many employees because of the unique opportunity they have to identify children that have sustained abuse. Even when someone has been trained to identify abuse, however, major questions remain. What should be done? Who should be notified? Has the organization done everything in its power to prevent abuse within its own walls?

Course Specifics

  • Estimated Course Duration: 35 minutes
  • Compliance Period: 1 year
  • Number of Modules: 6

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Child Abuse Online Training

Course Outline

This course is broken into 5 modules and a final exam.

  • Introduction to Abuse Prevention
    • Prevalence of child abuse in the United States
    • Most common forms of child abuse
    • Warning signs abused children display
  • Warning Signs: The Jaycee Lee Dugard Story
    • Jaycee Lee Dugard’s kidnapping
    • How two police officers saved her life
  • Taking Action and Identifying Predators
    • Steps to take when abuse is suspected
    • Identifying an abuser
  • 3 Trends in Abuse Claims
    • Children trapped in one-on-one situations
    • Predators exploit a position of power
    • Criminal background checks reveal nothing
  • Protecting Yourself From False Accusations
    • Why people make false accusations
    • Tips for protecting staff

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