Family Violence and Child Abuse
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook
   

ECE 651 - Family Violence and Child Abuse

3 Unit(s)
In this course, students will learn to identify the signs and symptoms of trauma and child abuse. They will examine methods used in the identification of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and neglect in young children. The course will place emphasis on identification of child abuse. Students will develop skills for working with children and families. The course includes topics such as child maltreatment, neglect and child abuse. Students will learn about both federal and state laws regarding children's rights and child abuse. They will examine the risk factors contributing to child abuse and understand their mandated reporting duties.




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