SELF-STUDY: Child Abuse Prevention (15 clock hours)

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“I completed this online course as part of my employment requirements. I found the program to be comprehensive and detailed yet not overwhelming. The important descriptions and expectations are clearly outlined.”

Protecting children is the role and responsibility of every adult. Be it in or outside of school, educators need to be aware of all red flags indicating a child is being abused. The course Child Abuse Prevention tackles this very sensitive issue and aims to equip teachers with the essentials of recognizing and preventing abuse to maintain safe and secure learning environments.

Every educator should be aware of the different signs, symptoms and indicators of suspected child abuse and this is the focus of the first section, Recognizing and Preventing Child Abuse.  The course highlights characteristics of abuse, as well as how an educator can respond.

Bullying is a common issue that is seen in every classroom, school and playground. How do we respond to bullying or stop it? How do we help children who are on the receiving end and discipline the bullies? Learn more about this in the section, Bullying: The Golden Rule Solution.

The third section of the course stresses the need to protect students from possible dangers in the online world. It helps to create awareness about the threats existing in the virtual world. This section on Internet Safety is filled with practical ideas and steps that teachers can take to ensure safety of the students who have access to the internet whether through classroom technology, at home or via their cell phones.

The course package Child Abuse Prevention will expand your knowledge regarding the dangers of child abuse and help you ensure a secure and safe environment for students.

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49 Responses to “SELF-STUDY: Child Abuse Prevention (15 clock hours)”
  1. Dan F. says:
    Five Stars

    Teachers deal with the negative effects of bullying behaviors constantly and not as effectively as they could if they utilized some of the strategies explained in this course.

  2. Sheila F. says:
    Five Stars

    Over-all very pleased so far.

  3. Deborah H. says:
    Five Stars

    Excellent course! The techniques presented in this course are extremely valuable, easy to implement and realistic.

  4. Valerie W. says:
    Five Stars

    I enjoyed learning about the Exif data on pictures, did not know about that. I also plan on going back through to visit the websites that were recommended. Thank you for the information to make me more aware as a parent and teacher.

  5. Robyn C. says:
    Five Stars

    Thank you. I enjoyed the course.

  6. Deborah H. says:
    Five Stars

    Great course with a lot of “”real world”” resources for protecting children & reporting online criminals.

  7. Rebecca S. says:
    Five Stars

    I really liked the content of the bullying course. I felt the main points made were exceptional and should be taught to schools.

  8. Megan S. says:
    Five Stars

    “I like how it gave many websites and phone numbers that you can use if you have a suspicion of child abuse”

  9. Megan S. says:
    Five Stars

    “I learned so many new sites in this class. I had know idea how many different social networking sites were out there.”

  10. Sam says:
    Five Stars

    “This course provides practical ideas for school teachers and administrators. I really enjoyed learning it because the materials are well organized and well presented. I think this type of learning is good for busy adult learners.”

  11. Charis S. says:
    Five Stars

    I enjoyed hearing the methods that the founder of ‘Bullies to Buddies’ teaches. I don’t completely agree with his methods and statements and I personally feel that teachers who use his curriculum would do well to accompany it with other values or respect training for students. Nonetheless, I found several things that I will continue to think over and plan to use some of his phrases in the future to help children learn to diffuse situation.

  12. Kjersti B. says:
    Five Stars

    In general, the course was very clear and easy to follow. Thank you.

  13. Laurie K. says:
    Five Stars

    I will also consider sharing this course with parents. Thank you. Excellent information.

  14. Mark F. says:
    Five Stars

    Very good presentation of a troubling topic.

  15. Misty C. says:
    Five Stars

    I wish more adults would take this. I loved the videos. Very effective and memorable. Shared this with my grade school daughter so she knows this information to and how to handle situations. Highly recommended!

  16. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Interesting and informative course. Anita D.

  17. Patricia L. says:
    Five Stars


  18. Amy H says:
    Five Stars

    This was so informative! Thank you.

  19. Sarah R says:
    Five Stars

    Great course SS5 Bullying: The Golden Rule Solution very informative and eye opening.

  20. Ruth C says:
    Five Stars

    Thank you for the opportunity to take this course. I did enjoy it and learned from it.

  21. Elinore S says:
    Five Stars

    I thought the role playing was great.

  22. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    I really loved the bullying videos! I showed one to my daughter because she gets picked on at school. I think they will help. Thank you! Sarah C.

  23. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    The courses are well designed, informative, and interesting. I will be sure to let my colleagues know about it.
    Lori F.

  24. Sarah C says:
    Five Stars

    Thanks for the useful information!

  25. Kelly B says:
    Five Stars

    Loved it! Already using ideas at home. Thanks.

  26. Susan G says:
    Five Stars

    I liked my first experience. It was nice to take the class, stopping and starting when needed.

  27. Jessica H says:
    Five Stars

    Best course yet – bullying information should be required at all schools!

  28. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Loved the videos. It helped better understand the material. Kelley H.

  29. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Loved the videos in this course. Jennifer M.

  30. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    The video content in this class was excellent. It helped to be able to see how these concepts would be applied in real situations. The only drawback was that the content was a bit shallow and redundant. It would have been helpful to go into some deeper issues with bullying instead of just how to handle surface-level behavior. Jennifer M.

  31. Wayne L says:
    Five Stars

    Very enlightening and thought provoking. Enjoyed this course.

  32. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    This was an enjoyable experience that I wish I had not waited so long to take advantage of. Thank you for providing educators with this opportunity. Dan N.

  33. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    This course was very informative and really makes me fully aware as an educator the responsibility that we have regarding the safety of the students that we serve. Suzanne P.

  34. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Good. Lisette O.

  35. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    This was a very content rich course. I have been in education for 15 years and take a child abuse course every year, so the material was not new to me. Jessica M.

  36. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    This has been a very convenient way for me to get my hours in after having “”retired””. LuAnn P.

  37. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    This was aweomse. Harry K.

  38. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Courses were informative and good review of best teaching practices. Anthony B.

  39. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

     I loved the videos and advice. It was practice in schools and in life. Jilian P.

  40. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    I liked the approach of the bullying curriculum. Really helpful and practical. Sharalyn S.

  41. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Great Course. A lot of information. Really enjoyed it. Thank you. David R.

  42. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Nice. Dara S.

  43. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Great ideas and practical solutions! Peggy P.

  44. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Great website and easy to use. Will totally use this website again. Sarah S.

  45. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Excellent in customer services and extremely professional! Gelenia L.

  46. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    I enjoyed this class. I hope to take more of these classes in the 2017-2018 school year. Kris S.

  47. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Thank you so much for this resource. It met my needs and I learned new ways to deal with bullying in my classroom. Tressa M.

  48. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    Thanks! Rachael H.

  49. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    I found this course on Bullying to be excellent. Thank you! Shannon S.

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