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Protecting Children from Child Neglect & Supporting Families

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About the Course

Reports of suspected child neglect make up more than three-quarters of all reports made to child protective services in any given year; 6 times more than reports of sexual abuse, and 5 times more than reports of physical abuse. However, neglect reports are least likely to be substantiated after investigation. The reality is that reporters of suspected child maltreatment struggle with appropriately identifying and reporting this type of maltreatment. This session will explore the legal and ethical obligations of professional reporters, especially as they relate to the concept of child neglect. Various types of child neglect, including physical neglect, medical neglect and educational neglect will be explored, along with a significant conversation around parental supervision and the use of corporal punishment. Practical strategies for intervention with families will be offered and discussed.

This course is based on the recorded webinar, Protecting Children from Child Neglect & Supporting Families created by Kathryn Krase, Ph.D., J.D., M.S.W. in 2022.

Publication Date:

1st Edition Nov 2022

Course Material Author

Kathryn Krase, Ph.D., J.D., M.S.W., course creator

Kathryn Krase, Ph.D., J.D., M.S.W., Principal Consultant with Krase Consultant, is an expert on the professional reporting of suspected child maltreatment. She has authored multiple books and articles on the subject. She has years of experience consulting with government and community based organizations to develop policy & practice standards.

Disclosures She receives royalties as a published author, and receives recording royalties for this presentation.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Define child neglect.
  2. Explain the differences between different types of child neglect.
  3. Describe a framework to guide their process for deciding whether to make a report of child neglect.

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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

CE Learning Systems adheres to the ACCME's Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Medical Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity – including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others ― are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (formerly known as commercial interests).

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Planners and Reviewers

The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

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There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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