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 Course Title:   Child Abuse and Neglect

 Title Abbreviation:   CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT

 Department:    ECED

 Course #:    101

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    131210

 EPC:    402

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

Overview of the legal requirements, professional responsibilities and local laws and policies regarding child abuse and neglect. Reviews symptoms and remediation/intervention/prevention techniques.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the primary symptoms of child abuse and neglect.
  2. Display an understanding of the legal responsibilities of persons working with children.
  3. Discuss current views on intervention/remediation/prevention.
  4. Identify the primary laws (local and national) on child abuse and neglect.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.4 Evaluate issues (for example economic, legal, historic, social) surrounding the use of information.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.4 Evaluate decisions by analyzing outcomes and the impact of actions.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.2 Recognize, produce and demonstrate appropriate interpersonal, group, and public speaking skills.
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.4 Use self-reflection to recognize and define a sense of self-identity in personal, social/gender, and/or cultural/global terms and in relationship to others.

Course Contents

  1. Washington Administrative Code (WAC), Child abuse and neglect.
  2. School district policies.
  3. Private school policy responsibilities.
  4. Trends and issues.
  5. Techniques for remediation/intervention/prevention.
  6. Signs and symptoms.
  7. Personal/professional responsibilities.