This training in Child Abuse & Neglect identification, reporting and prevention follows the curriculum approved by the Ohio Job and Family Services. The content includes the roles and responsibilities of child care personnel, educators, and all mandated reporters of child abuse & neglect on recognizing physical, sexual and emotional abuse, psychological maltreatment and neglect. This includes risk factors, interventions, and mandated reporting requirements and procedures. This course is applicable for child care personnel, educators, social workers, and community members.
|Training approved for||No approvals|
|Registration deadline||Jan 13, 2020|
|Number of open seats||4|
|Event Owner||Early Childhood Options of University Circle|
|Target Audience||Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care,Parents/guardians|
|Age Groups related to content||Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers,Schoolagers,Young Adult,Families / Guardians,Foster / Surrogate Parents,Instructor / TA Specialists|
|Core Knowledge Area||N/A|
|Child Development Associate Area||To establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment|
|Early Learning and Development Standards||Physical Well-Being and Motor Development|
At the end of the session, particpants will be able to define child abuse, neglect and psychological maltreatment, as well as list and explain indicators that often give evidence that abuse, neglect or maltreatment have occured.
At the end of the session, the participant will explore the difference between discipline and guidance, and will be able to identify a child's ability to self regulate behavior is connected to their physical age and developmental stage.
At the end of the session, the participant will identify their responsibility to keep children safe, protected and in a secure environment by discussing Ohio law, mandated reporting requirements, and identify the role of the children's protective services agencies.
At the end of the session, participants will explore ways to minimize the risk of maltreatment of children through knowledge of programming and strategies that strengthen families.
At the end of the session, the participant will discuss prevention of child abuse & neglect, describe the goals of prevention and list actions that parents, caregivers and the community can take to protect children.