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Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Online Courses

American Camp Association

Member: $39.00
Non-Member: $74.00Your price

CECs: 1.0

ACA'sRecognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect online course is designed to provide information to camp staff on the process of reporting possible abuse and neglect. It addresses an overview of the various types of abuse and neglect, and possible indicators. It provides learners a valuable resource to look up their own state laws. The course also explains how conducting the wrong type of interview may keep a child from being protected by tainting the information received. Finally, the course directs the learner to locating various penalties for failure to report.

By the end of the webinar participant will learn:

  1. Identify the various types of abuse.
  2. Know where to go to find state laws on reporting abuse and neglect.
  3. Explain why children with special needs are at a higher risk for abuse and neglect.
  4. Know the penalty for failure to report abuse and or neglect.
  5. Know some of the possible indicators of abuse and neglect.



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Presenter Bio(s)

Mary Fuller Everhart received her BA in Criminal Justice from St. Leo University in 1987. Ms. Everhart is employed as the Training and Development Director for Mandatory Reporting at the Children’s Law Center, University of South Carolina School of Law. With over 30 years of experience in law enforcement, Mary is currently a trainer for the SC Department of Education in the area of Mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect and has trained more than 14,300 mandatory reporters in the last three years. She has extensive experience teaching youth program providers around the United States on the topic of interviewing children and on mandatory reporting of abuse and neglect.

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