Supporting Service Providers in Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect

$12.00 | CEU Hours:4.00 | Intermediate

Due to the age of the material, this course will be discontinued from our library on 11/30/2018.


CEU Course Description

Focusing on protective factors is critical and sorely needed for the prevention of child maltreatment and promotion of child and family well-being.  This CEU course provides information to help service providers and others concerned about the health and well-being of children to understand child abuse and neglect, its effects, and what each person can do to address it when it occurs.

Author:  Child Welfare Information Gateway.  Building Community, Building Hope.  Washington, DC: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Children’s Bureau.

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CEU Course Objectives

1.  Judge the best way for a parent to let their child know that they love them.

2.  Conclude what research has found that successful interventions must do to ensure child and family well-being.

3.  Decide the first step that community partnerships can take to support families and prevent child maltreatment.

4.  List three ways how parents can nurture their older children.

5.  Identify inner strengths or resources that can serve as a foundation for building parents’ resilience.

6.  Describe the most common risk factors associated with an increased risk of child abuse and neglect.


CEU Outline with Main Points

1.  Approaches to Building Community and Hope

a.  Protective Factors

b.  Implementing a Protective Factors Approach

2.  Working With Families Using the Protective Factors

a.  Nurturing and Attachment

b.  Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development

c.  Parental Resilience

d.  Social Connections

e.  Concrete Support for Families

f.  Social and Emotional Competence of Children

g.  Questions to Ask to Explore Protective Factors With Caregivers

h.  Protective Factors in Practice

3.  Using Protective Factors as a Framework for Your Community Partnership

a.  Working Successfully With Community Partners

b.  Tips for Working With Specific Groups

c.  Building Community and Hope Through Media

4.  Protecting Children

a.  Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect

b.  Working With Parents Who Have a History of Trauma

c.  Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Families

d.  Human Trafficking of Children

5.  Tip Sheets for Parents and Caregivers

a.  How to Develop Strong Communities

b.  Keeping Your Family Strong

c.  Making Healthy Connections With Your Family

d.  Feeding Your Family

e.  Managing Stress

f.  Managing Your Finances

g.  Bonding With Your Baby

h.  Dealing With Temper Tantrums

i.  Parenting Your School-Age Child

j.  Connecting With Your Teen

k.  Parenting Your Child With Developmental Delays and Disabilities

l.  Ten Ways to Be a Better Dad

m.  Building Resilience in Children and Teens

n.  Teen Parents . . . You're Not Alone!

o.  Raising Your Kin

p.  Military Families

q.  Support After an Adoption

r.  Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

s.  Parenting After Domestic Violence

t.  Helping Your Child Heal From Trauma

u.  Human Trafficking: Protecting Our Youth



Date Added: 2016-08-28

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