Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

PSY 3059 - Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting

This in-residence course provides a complete overview of the California Child Abuse Reporting Law for psychologists and provides students with clinical skills in recognizing signs of the possible child physical, emotional, and sexual abuse or neglect. Upon completion of the course, students will also understand when and how to talk to parents or other caregivers about referring them to proper authorities for suspected neglect or abuse; and when, how, and to whom to report suspected child neglect or abuse in their role as mandated reporters. This course meets the 7 contact hours of training in Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting required for psychology licensure in California. . It also meets that need for most states as a licensure requirement in most US jurisdictions; adaptations are possible in consultation with the instructor. 7 Contact Hours; 0 credit(s)