Understanding the Effects of Maltreatment on Brain Development (1 CE)
Course Level: Beginner
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: Child Welfare Information Gateway
Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Course Description: This course provides basic information on brain development and the effects of abuse and neglect on that development.
- Describe how maltreatment can affect children’s memory
- Demonstrate knowledge of how maltreatment can impact children’s cognitive and emotional development
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 materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete a multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete a course evaluation.