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ATrain Education Inc.

New York: Child Abuse and Maltreatment/Neglect for Mandated Reporters

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Overview / Abstract:

This course is approved by the New York State Department of Education and meets the continuing education requirement for coursework in Child Abuse and Maltreatment for New York healthcare professionals.

Defines child abuse, maltreatment, and neglect, plus mandated reporters and requirements for reporting as defined by New York State. Presents indicators of possible mistreatment, including both physical and behavioral signs.

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

*Explain mandated reporting of child abuse or maltreatment/neglect in New York State.
*Spell out the legal protections and legal penalties for mandated reporting.
*Define child abuse and maltreatment/neglect in New York State.
*Describe the physical, emotional, and sexual indicators of child abuse.
*Explain what is involved in deciding and preparing to report.
*Summarize what is involved in reporting to the NYS Central Register.


Feb 01, 2019


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Credits / Hours

2.0 Contact Hours


American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), California Board of Physical Therapy, California Board of Registered Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, Georgia Board of Physical Therapy, New York Physical Therapy Association, New York State Department of Education

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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Fran Laughton, RN, PHN, MSN, FNP and Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Sexual Issues, Rehabilitation / Therapy, Public Health / Community Health, Primary Care, Pediatrics, Law / Legal, Ethics, Case Management

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