In this session, you will learn about indicators and dynamics of serious physical abuse which produces injuries that require medical care and can cause long-term consequences or death. This includes strangulation, abdominal injuries, abusive head trauma, burns, and fractures. You will learn about identifying injuries or patterns that are related to each. You will have a chance to apply this information to scenarios and discuss the best ways to move forward in situations when serious physical abuse is suspected.
Participants register separately for each part of the module but MUST complete each session within the module in order. Participants who have not completed 2.1 and 2.2 will not be allowed to participate in 2.3.
Module 2 Physical Abuse includes:
- Intro to Physical Abuse and MedCon
- Basics of Photographic Documentation
- Limited English Proficiency
- Physical Abuse: Sentinel Injuries
- Physical Abuse: Serious Physical Abuse
Staff newly hired into afterhours, or those who have not been able to attend training specific to afterhours work in the past.
In the LMS, search for the course by typing (or copying) the full course name below. Click the Scheduled Classes button. Select the class that is best for you and follow the LMS registration instructions.
DCYF Alliance Afterhours Core 2.3 Physical Abuse: Serious Physical Abuse
Tribal Workers, CWTAP Students, and new DCYF hires who don't have LMS access: Please register using this form https://allianceforchildwelfare.org/rct-registration-cwtap-students-and-tribal-workers
Maestro Course Code: 172015