Reporting Child Abuse: Steps to Taking Action

Reporting Child Abuse: Steps to Taking Action

Reporting Child Abuse: Steps to Taking Action
According to state laws, teachers are mandatory reporters of child abuse. This means that teachers are legally obligated to report any known or suspected cases of child abuse, be it physical, emotional, sexual or neglectful, to proper authorities. Many cases of child abuse go undetected and unreported due to:

Poor […]

GRADUATE Course – Child Abuse Prevention

“This is a MUST HAVE course for anyone who has children or works with children who access the Internet.”
“I have utilized this philosophical approach to bullying repeatedly over the past two years and I have always found it to be highly effective in even the most verbally abusive school environments.”

1  Graduate Credit

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Professional Development 1 Credit: Child Abuse Prevention

 
 
“This is a MUST HAVE course for anyone who has children or works with children who access the Internet.”
“I have utilized this philosophical approach to bullying repeatedly over the past two years and I have always found it to be highly effective in even the most verbally abusive school environments.”

Spring enrollments […]

SELF-STUDY: Recognizing & Preventing Child Abuse (5 hours)

“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.”
This five clock hour course empowers each of us with the ability to recognize types, signs, characteristics, scenarios, and in general, […]

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

“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 […]

PACKAGE: Child Abuse Prevention Package for Educators (20 Hours)

The Child Abuse Prevention Package for Educators includes the following four courses

Child Abuse Prevention Package for Educators

# Hours

Recognizing & Preventing Child Abuse

5

Internet Safety in a Connected World

5

Bullying Prevention & Policies for Schools

5

Ethics for Education Professionals

5

TOTAL

20

The course package Child Abuse Prevention  for Educators will expand your knowledge regarding the dangers of child abuse and help […]

Preventing Child Abuse: Understanding Grooming

Preventing Child Abuse: Understanding Grooming

Generally, abusers have a pre-existing relationship with their victims as well as access, authority and trust of both the parent and child. They may involve themselves in a family’s life and often do great things in the community. This is a trick. This is their game. This is their way of being open about being […]

Safe Learning Environments: Preventing Child Abuse

Safe Learning Environments: Preventing Child Abuse

Research has found that successful child abuse interventions must both reduce risk factors and promote protective factors to ensure well-being of the child.
Protective factors are conditions in families, schools and communities that, when present, increase the health and well-being of children and provide them with safe learning environments. They are attributes that serve as buffers, […]

Identifying Signs of Emotional Abuse in Children

Identifying Signs of Emotional Abuse in Children

Emotional abuse, by definition, may include constant criticism, threats, or rejection, as well as withholding love, support, or guidance. This abuse may even include labeling a child with names such as stupid, idiot or dummy. Acts that reject, belittle or ignore children, terrorize them or isolate them from others can also be considered emotionally abusive.
It […]

6 Things You Must Know About Child Abuse And Neglect

6 Things You Must Know About Child Abuse And Neglect

As teachers, we need to be sensitive to issues related to child safety and security. The following are some of the things one must know about child abuse and neglect in order to understand and address this issue better.

While physical abuse tends to happen in specific instances or events, neglect tends to be more on-going.
Neglect […]

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