Prevention of Child Abuse and Exploitation

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.

CEU Course Description

This CEU course: defines the nature and scope of child sexual abuse and exploitation; acknowledges the need to build on the foundation of existing research, advocacy, and treatment; discusses the value of a National Plan; encourages the development of prevention-focused policy; and describes a range of actions that includes individuals, community, and policy level strategies, to stop demand for, and to prevent, child sexual abuse and exploitation.

This material was reprinted, with permission, from the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation’s publication entitled “National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children” (2012 edition).  This plan is available by visiting

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Investigate the wide number of psychological impacts that child sexual abuse can involve.

2.  Examine the link between exposure to sexualized images, lyrics, fashion, role models, and other influences and how girls think of and treat their own bodies as concluded by the American Psychological Association.

3.  Elucidate the steps that need to be taken to end the demand for child sexual abuse and exploitation.

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