Chronic Child Neglect (1 CE)
Course Level: Beginner
Course By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW
Content By: This course is based on a bulletin developed by Child Welfare Information Gateway in partnership with Caren Kaplan, M.S.W. Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2013). Chronic child neglect. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau. The document is made possible through the Children’s Bureau, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Bio: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.
Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Course Description: This course for professionals discusses what we know about chronic neglect and then reviews ways to work with families experiencing chronic neglect, including critical elements of successful casework practice, examples of what agencies are doing, and ways agencies can integrate child welfare approaches to chronic neglect with prevention and early intervention efforts.
- Define the scope of chronic child neglect including its impact on children and society
- Summarize the key elements of intervention in chronic neglect casework, competencies and training, and child welfare organizations
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. 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.