Virtually anyone can benefit from this course. It is mandatory for certain professions. Professionals who may take this course are, but not limited to:
This course offers basic instruction for staff to help them understand the typical profiles of child abusers and the definitions of various forms and aspects of neglect and abuse.
Consequences of not reporting suspected neglect or child abuse are covered. Laws regarding the failure to report any form of abuse may be punishable by civil or criminal liabilities. Additionally covered is who is required to report child abuse, as well as, the guidelines and protocols for reporting are also addressed in these lessons.
This is a 6 hour initial training and a 3 hour refresher training as required by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
**Training is valid for 3 years.