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    Occupational Therapist


    Abuse - Child for PA Mandatory Reporters for Initial Licensure
    3.0

    • Cite statistics on the scope of child abuse in Pennsylvania
    • Define the term child
    • Define the term perpetrator
    • Differentiate the commission of abuse from failure to act
    • Explain the religious exemption to neglect
    • Describe the effects of domestic violence on children in the home
    • Define human trafficking
    • List the risk factors to children / adolescents becoming victims of human trafficking
    • Compare and contrast Child Protective Services and General Protective Services
    • List the responsibilities of the Child Protective Services agencies
    • Explain the goals of General Protective Services
    • Outline the investigative process that occurs once a report is filed
    • Indicate the additional procedures involved when the alleged perpetrator is a school or child services employee
    • Define mandatory reporter and permissive reporter
    • Explain the reporting requirements of mandatory reporters
    • Outline the process of making a report of suspected abuse – Childline
    • Summarize the suspension of privileged communication and the exemptions
    • Define Presumption of Good Faith
    • Explain the granting of immunity to mandatory and permissive reporters
    • List the penalties for failure to report suspected child abuse by mandatory reporters
    • List signs of abuse and neglect
    • Explain the appropriate history and examination components in cases of suspected abuse and neglect
    • Explain the reasons victims do not report abuse
    • Outline the psychological sequelae to abuse during childhood
    • Recognize the DSM-5 criteria for psychiatric conditions associated with victims of abuse
    • Cite resources for patient education

    Richard Saporito, DC

    Downloadable Course in PDF
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    $57.00 USD


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