Learning Objectives

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.