Child Abuse: Identification & Intervention

Social and Behavioral

This course provides school personnel with background information on the different types of child abuse/child maltreatment. The multimedia-rich course provides information about child abuse and neglect related to their professional role, related statistical data, descriptions of various types of abuse and neglect, indicators to assist in identifying abuse and neglect, legal responsibilities related to reporting abuse and neglect, suggestions for handling student disclosures of abuse and neglect, examples of the relationship between child abuse, substance abuse, children with disabilities, and animal abuse, and child abuse prevention strategies.

  1. Full Course - 35 minutes
    This version is designed for all schools in the U.S.
Course Authors
Wendy Armstrong
Wendy Armstrong is an attorney licensed to practice in Ohio and California. She received a BA in Psychology from Miami University, a MA in Psychology from Boston University, and a JD from Chase College of Law. Wendy worked for the Hamilton County Court of Domestic Relations (in Cincinnati, OH) as a Family Counselor; she worked for Kaufman and Young Law Firm in Beverly Hills, CA; and is now in private practice. She has authored school-based training on Child Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence, the Clery and Save Acts and others.