Family Violence and Child Abuse   [Archived Catalog]
2022-2023 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring addendum

ECE 415 - Family Violence and Child Abuse

3 Credit(s)

Students will examine methods used in the identification of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and neglect in young children. The course will incorporate an emphasis on identification of child abuse and developing skills for working with children and families. It includes:

  • What are child maltreatment, neglect, and abuse?
  • What are the risk factors contributing to child abuse?
  • How to recognize physical and behavioral indicators of child abuse and maltreatment?
  • Understanding the law: Mandated Child Abuse reporting.
  • Protective custody