The following table contains the learning objectives for this training module. After completing this orientation, you should be able to:
Topic 1: Your Legal Responsibilities
Topic 2: Working Together
Topic 3: Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect
Topic 4: Responding to Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect
Topic 5: Reporting
Recognize and understand special considerations when working with Aboriginal children and families.
- Describe your legal responsibilities for reporting child abuse and neglect.
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of community partners i.e. police, Aboriginal delegated agencies, school district and other service providers.
- Support collaborative interdisciplinary services to a child and his or her family when abuse or neglect is an issue.
- List and describe the five main types of child abuse and neglect recognized in British Columbia.
- Recognize the indicators of child abuse and neglect.
- Recognize and respond appropriately when children are disclosing abuse and neglect.
- Know where to find agency contact information to get help with identifying and reporting abuse or neglect.
- Correctly report suspected child abuse and neglect.
- Understand what happens after you make a report of child abuse or neglect.
- Know how to keep appropriate records.