course »The Everlasting Effects of Child Abuse on Youth in Foster Care – Its Effects on the Brain

Date: 5/28/2015, 6:00 pm—9:00 pm
County: Alameda County
Location: Alameda
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
Phone: (916) 254-5200
Presenter will review and define Child Abuse and Neglect, Risk Factors, Incidence, Community Costs, Lasting Effects and Prevention. Mandated reporting will be discussed. The presenter will identify the various types of Abuse including Physical, Sexual and Emotional abuse and its lasting effects on children, families and communities.Presenter will review common signs of abuse and what participants can do to intervene and hope to make a difference in the youth’s life. Participants will be given tools to properly identify and report suspected child abuse.
  1. Participants will review and defines various types of abuse.
  2. Presenter will review Risk Factors.
  3. Participants will learn to understand the various types of abuse and how they may effect children long term..
  4. Presenter will promote discussion amongst participant to identify ways to support victims of abuse and assisting the healing process.