Date: 9/27/2019, 9:00 am—5:30 pm
County: Alameda County
Sponsor: Seneca Family of Agencies
Many service providers, 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 service providers are mandated to report suspected child abuse and neglect. There is a wide range of issues pertaining to child abuse/neglect response. These include identification, assessment, reporting, and action. Therefore, it is critical that service providers 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, provider’s responses (including reporting, assessment, and therapy where applicable), and issues surrounding culture and countertransference.