Acts of Omission: An Overview of Child Neglect (1 credit hour)

Program Summary:  This course provides an overview of child neglect and explores risk factors, protective factors, reasons for neglect, and consequences.  Strategies for assessment,  prevention, and intervention are given.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and it is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice 

Find the reading at:  https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/acts.pdf

Publisher:  Child Welfare Information Gateway

Course Objectives: To enhance professional practice, values, skills, and knowledge by identifying key issues related to child neglect

Learning Objectives:  Identify protective and risk factors for neglect.  Describe consequences of neglect.  Identify strategies for assessment, prevention, and intervention.

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1: According to the Children's Bureau Child Maltreatment report, child neglect accounted for _______________ of all unique victims of child maltreatment.
 
 
 
 
2: All of the following are types of neglect except:
 
 
 
 
3: Which of the following is not an example of a community protective factor?
 
 
 
 
4: Which of the following is not an example of a child risk factor?
 
 
 
 
5: Safe playgrounds is an example of which of the following four levels of the socioecological model?
 
 
 
 
6: Resilience is an example of which of the following four levels of the socioecological model?
 
 
 
 
7: Trauma is an emotional response to
 
 
 
 
8: A study of child fatalities in Oklahoma due solely to neglect found that fatalities due to _____________ were more common.
 
 
9: Poverty is frequently linked to child neglect:
 
 
10: The rates of opioid misuse and dependence is ___________ in many communities.
 
 
11: Hospitals report ___________ rates of infants experiencing neonatal abstinence syndrome associated with opioid use during pregnancy.
 
 
12: To address domestic violence cases involving children, workers should
 
 
 
 
13: When interviewing children, caseworkers should engage in all of the following except:
 
 
 
 
14: Which of the following is not an example of a question to consider when determining whether a child has experienced neglect?
 
 
 
 
15: The concept of "serve and return" describes
 
 
 
 
16: In the early stages of working with a family, caseworkers should provide _____________ first.
 
 
 
 
17: When working with families, encourage ______________ change.
 
 

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Free State Social Work, LLC, provider #1235, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Free State Social Work, LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 9/6/2018 - 9/6/2021. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

Free State Social Work has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP NO. 6605. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Free State Social Work is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

G.M. Rydberg-Cox, MSW, LSCSW is the Continuing Education Director at Free State Social Work and responsible for the development of this course.  She received her Masters of Social Work in 1996 from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois-Chicago and she has over 20 years of experience.  She has lived and worked as a social worker in Chicago, Boston, and Kansas City.  She currently practices in the area of hospital/medical social work.  The reading materials for this course were developed by another organization.