Social and Behavioral
Child Abuse: Mandatory Reporting
This course provides background information on the different types of child abuse/child maltreatment. It offers training scenarios for physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse, identifies indicators to assist in abuse and neglect, states the legal responsibilities of reporting and handling disclosures, and uses the Internet, pdf files, and documents to provide specialized reference materials.
Primer - 19 minutes
Full Course - 24 minutes
This version is designed for all schools in the U.S.
Eve Pearl is the Executive Director of the Council on Child Abuse of Southern Ohio, Inc. In this role since 1980, Eve oversees resource development, planning, implementation, and management of all aspects of the agency. She graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in Education and received her Master of Education degree from the University of Cincinnati. Eve is a Certified Trainer by the State of Ohio in Child Abuse Prevention In-service Training for preschool teachers and daycare providers. She also provides training and consulting services for numerous parent, professional, and community groups on child abuse prevention and related issues. Eve currently serves on the Steering Committee of the Hamilton County Violence Prevention Project, and she is an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati.
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.