Child Abuse: Prevention

Lessons

  • 1

    Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in School-Age Programs

    Abuse and neglect can happen anywhere. Unfortunately, this also includes school-age programs. This lesson will help you understand the risks of child abuse and neglect in your program. It will also explain the protective factors that can help minimize the risk

    This lesson is estimated to take 30 minutes to complete.
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  • 2

    Understanding Development: School-Age

    Understanding positive youth development is a protective factor against child abuse and neglect. In this lesson, you will learn about typical development. You will also learn developmentally appropriate expectations for the behavior of 5- to 12-year-olds.

    This lesson is estimated to take 60 minutes to complete.
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  • 3

    Promoting School-Age Children's Social Skills and Emotional Competence

    Social and emotional competence of children is a protective factor in preventing child abuse and neglect. You can help children develop their social and emotional competence throughout the school-age years. In this lesson, you will learn strategies for promoting children’s social skills and emotional competence.

    This lesson is estimated to take 60 minutes to complete.
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  • 4

    Responding To Behavior That Challenges

    All professionals who work with children experience challenging behavior at one time or another. It is important to be prepared to respond positively and appropriately. This lesson will introduce you to positive guidance techniques. It will also help you recognize discipline or punishment procedures that are never acceptable in your workplace.

    This lesson is estimated to take 60 minutes to complete.
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  • 5

    Making The Center A Safe Place For School-Age Children

    Your program is committed to protecting children from harm. In this lesson, you will learn about the features of your facility that promote safety. You will also learn about the policies and procedures that prevent child abuse and neglect in the center.

    This lesson is estimated to take 60 minutes to complete.
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