Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting - Pre Licensure Course (7 CE)
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Developed By: Alden Hori, PhD
Dr. Hori earned a PhD in psychology from the University of California at Riverside. He was an Associate-In Professor and Research Assistant at the University of California at Riverside, where he supervised the completion of over 50 research projects in psychology. He is credited with three publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Content By: Lisa Aronson Fontes
Course Delivery: Textbook, Online, Self-Paced
This course provides an accessible framework for culturally competent practice with children and families in child maltreatment cases. Numerous workable strategies and concrete examples are presented to help address cultural concerns at each stage of the assessment and intervention process. Professionals learn new ways of thinking about their own cultural viewpoints as they gain critical skills for maximizing the accuracy of assessments for physical and sexual abuse; overcoming language barriers in parent and child interviews; respecting families’ values and beliefs while ensuring children’s safety; creating a welcoming agency environment; and more.
- Multicultural Orientation to Child Maltreatment Work
- Working with Immigrant Families Affected by Child Maltreatment
- Assessing Diverse Families for Child Maltreatment
- Interviewing Diverse Children and Families about Child Maltreatment
- Physical Discipline and Abuse
- Child Sexual Abuse
- Working with Interpreters
- Child Maltreatment Prevention and Parent Education
- Improving the Cultural Competency of Your Child Maltreatment Agency or Organization
- Gain knowledge of a multicultural framework for evaluating key concepts in cultural diversity
- Assess the important factors that impact how providers can assist immigrant families
- Evaluate the impact of cultural diversity when assessing child abuse and neglect, and effective assessment methods
- Evaluate important factors that impact each stage of the interviewing process with culturally diverse families
- Evaluate the research on the relationship between physical discipline and abuse, and the attitudes held by different communities
- Assess how different communities react to child sexual abuse, and interventions that can be utilized to reduce the shame associated with it
Upon registration, the course textbook will be shipped to you. The cost of shipping within the U.S. is included in the course fee. For shipping outside the U.S., please call for costs. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation.