Recognition and Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect

Certification: 6 hours
Recertification: 3 hours

State-approved training for teachers. This training is highly interactive, and case studies are discussed to help participants understand the importnace of how to interact with children when the child reports abuse.

Using the Keeping Children Safe curriculum, this training also meets the requirement for child abuse and neglect recognition and prevention, as outlined in the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Licensing Rules.

Topics include:

  • Definitions and indicators of child abuse and child neglect
  • Legal issues around abuse and neglect
  • Talking with parents
  • Talking with children
  • Prevention of child abuse and neglect
Ohio-approved hours for teachers and child care specialists are available for this program.
Continuing Education Units are available for this program through approval of the Ohio Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Hanna Perkins is a CSWMFT-approved continuing education provider; No. RSC019904

To schedule this course for your organization, contact our Community Collaborations and Professional Development office.