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NOTE: This course provides less than 1 hour of continuing education credit and will not be accepted in states that require CE courses to provide a minimum of 1 hour of continuing education in a single learning session (e.g., Florida). For information on current CE requirements in your state, consult your state's licensure board for nurses.


To complete this course, you must do the following:

  • Read the Purpose and Overall Goal, and Course Objectives.
  • Study the Terminology.
  • Study the Content.
  • Complete the Learning Activity.
  • Complete the Post Test with a passing score of 80% or more.

    Child Abuse, Part 2: Neglect and Emotional Abuse provides an overview of the issue of child abuse and neglect in the United States as well as detailed information on identifying various types and signs of neglect and emotional abuse. This course also offers guidance on how to document suspected cases of neglect and emotional abuse and report them to child protective services.

    After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe the risk factors associated with child abuse.
  • Define neglect and emotional abuse.
  • Identify signs/symptoms and key behaviors associated with neglect and emotional abuse.
  • Identify behaviors in both children and caretakers that indicate that neglect or emotional abuse may be taking place.
  • Describe which circumstances and signs would warrant a report of suspected neglect or emotional abuse to child protective services.
  • Explain the basic steps to take in reporting suspected neglect or emotional abuse to child protective services.

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    Child Abuse, Part 2: Neglect and Emotional Abuse Online course
    • Course ID:
      244872
    • Duration:
      n/a
    • Price:
      $50