Understanding Child Abuse and Prevention 2023-2024

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Early childhood teachers have a unique opportunity to impact the life of a child suffering from abuse and neglect. Participants will learn how to: identify the signs of abuse and neglect, describe how abuse and neglect impacts development, implement strategies to build resilience in children suffering from abuse and neglect, and identify the mandated responsibilities of reporting cases of abuse or neglect. Content also includes information about Shaken Baby Syndrome. This course covers the CCDF topic of "Prevention of shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma." This course aligns with CDA Subject Area 1, and it is worth 0.3 CEU's.