This program is required for certification for those wishing to teach in New York State and is strongly recommended for everyone who works with children.
After attending this program the learner will be able to:
- Define what constitutes "abuse, maltreatment," and "neglect" according to New York State Family Court Act and Social Services Law
- Distinguish among various behavioral and environmental characteristics of an abusive parent or caretaker
- Identify physical and behavioral indicators of physical abuse, maltreatment, neglect, and sexual abuse
- Describe what constitutes "reasonable cause to suspect"
- Outline proper procedure for making a report of child abuse
- List the intervention strategies for each potential risk factor.
Location: Memorial Hall 211
Instructor: Kim Burgert
Date: October 16, 2013
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
- Register on-line or print the registration form
- call 800-661-3640 or 570-662-4866, or
- e-mail Barbara A. Butcher
If you are unable to return this form by the deadline, please phone 570-662-4866 or 800-661-3640.