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Free Webinar - Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

Hosted by the Consul of the Dallas Changemakers Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 12 Apr 11:00 - 12:00

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This course is divided into two sections and covers the following objectives:

Recognizing Child Abuse
The realities of child abuse detailing the prevalence of abuse in all communities, who perpetrators are, and how they gain access to children through a process called grooming.
The legal definitions of child abuse, assuring that those in the community can recognize abusive situations as determined by law.
Signs and symptoms of sexual, physical, emotional abuse, neglect and domestic violence, as well as their effects on children.
Reporting Child Abuse
How to communicate with a child who makes a disclosure.
The importance of making a report.
How to make a report and how to overcome one’s fears/barriers around reporting.
Policies within child-serving organizations that need to exist to minimize the potential for abuse.
What an advocacy center does and its unique role in the community.