Assessing Child Abuse and Neglect in Afterhours

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Description

This session orients participants to the definitions of child abuse and neglect in Washington state, as well as practical guidance and considerations specific to how you might identify and respond to various types of child maltreatment. Policy and practical considerations for photographing injuries and conditions in children are reviewed. We briefly discuss forensic interviewing, child advocacy centers, and how to respond to a spontaneous disclosure of sexual abuse or serious physical abuse. We review indicators and dynamics of child torture and distinguishing these dynamics from those more common with malnutrition or failure to thrive cases. Throughout, emphasis is placed on the importance of collaboration with community partners, particularly medical professionals and law enforcement.

Length (hours)

5

Prerequisite

None

Audience

Social Workers

Audience Description

Staff newly hired into afterhours or those in afterhours who have not participated in training.

Dates and Locations

 
Seattle
External Registration Required
Classroom
September 25, 2018 - 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Trainers:
Micah Kurtz
Location:
Seattle, Alliance Training Center 4045 Delridge Way SW STE 200 Seattle WA 98106, Alpine Map

Registration Instructions

In the LMS, search for the course by typing (or copying) the full course name below. Click the Scheduled Classes button. Select the class that is best for you and follow the LMS registration instructions.
DCYF Alliance Assessing Child Abuse and Neglect in Afterhours

Tribal Workers, CWTAP Students, and new CA hires who don't have LMS access: Please register using this form https://allianceforchildwelfare.org/rct-registration-cwtap-students-and-tribal-workers

Maestro Course Code: 110514