Date: 10/20/2021, 9:00 am—1:00 pm
County: Training Offerings
Location: DISTANCE LEARNING
Sponsor: Seneca Family of Agencies
Many mental health professionals, regardless of their work environments, will most often encounter a case or situation concerning of child abuse or neglect. In the state of California, legally mental health professionals are mandated to report suspected child abuse and neglect. There is a wide range of issues pertaining to child abuse/neglect intervention. These include identification, assessment, reporting, and treatment. Therefore, it is critical that mental health professionals be informed about the principles and strategies helpful in these areas in order to ethically and accurately meet their legal duty. This course will cover historical perspective, an overview, all categories of child abuse, therapist’s responses (including reporting, assessment, and therapy), and issues surrounding culture and countertransference.