Prevention of Child Maltreatment (Update)
$20.00 | CE Hours:4.00 | Intermediate
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CE Course Description
Due to recent shifts in both the cultural and health care landscape, health care professionals are being asked to work with parents, caregivers, and children to prevent child abuse and neglect, and promote child and family well-being. Therefore, health care professionals should possess insight into how to effectively work with parents, caregivers, and children. This course reviews the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ resource guide centered around child abuse and neglect to build awareness among health care professionals so they may effectively work with parents, caregivers, and children to identify and prevent child abuse and neglect, while promoting child and family well-being.
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau. (2019). Child Maltreatment 2018. Retrieved from https://www.acf.hhs.gov/cb/
research-datatechnology/ statistics-research/child- maltreatment.
- Fang, X., Brown, D. S., Florence, C. S., & Mercy, J. A. (2012). The economic burden of child maltreatment in the United States and implications for prevention. Child Abuse & Neglect, 36(2), 156–165.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016). About the CDC-Kaiser ACE Study, Major Findings [Webpage]. Retrieved from https://www.cdc. gov/violenceprevention/
- ACEs in young children involved in the child welfare system. Retrieved from https://www.flcourts.org/core/
fileparse.php/517/urlt/ ACEsInYoungChildrenInvolvedInT heChildWelfareSystem.pdf; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016). About the CDC-Kaiser ACE Study, Data and Statistics [Webpage]. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/ violenceprevention/acestudy/ about.html
CE Course Objectives
- Identify methods to strengthen individuals, families, and communities.
- Recognize methods to effectively work with families using protective factors.
- Evaluate how to use protective factors as a framework for community partnerships, while obtaining insight on how to protect children.
- Examine tip sheets for parents and caregivers.
CE Outline and Main Points
- About the Resource Guide
- Chapter 1: Strengthening Individuals, Families, and Communities
- Chapter 2: Working With Families Using the Protective Factors
- Chapter 3: Using Protective Factors as a Framework for Your Community Partnership
- Chapter 4: Protecting Children
- Chapter 5: Tip Sheets for Parents and Caregivers
- Chapter 6: Resources
Social Work Approval
Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.
- Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
- Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
- Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
- Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
- Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
- Quantum Units Education, #1289, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 01/03/2023 - 01/03/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 4.00 'General' continuing education credits.
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This course is CAADE approved.
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Added On: 2019-01-01