Mandatory Abuse Reporting - Revised
Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D. is a psychologist in private practice specializing in eating disorders, as well as dual addictions, trauma, domestic violence and depression. She conducts individual and couples therapy with adolescent and adult clients. In addition to authoring numerous mental health courses she frequently blogs and writes newspaper articles about mental health topics.
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This ethics continuing education course will provide an overview of issues related to mandated reporting and support the mental health professional in fulfilling this important role.
This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.
- Ethical Standards Pertaining to Confidentiality
- Defining Child Abuse
- Recognizing Signs of Child Abuse
- Good Faith Reporting
- How to Report Suspected Abuse
- Describe their role as a mandated reporter.
- Discuss ethical standards pertaining to confidentiality.
- Discuss the concept of a “good faith” report.
- Define child abuse including characteristics that may lead the practitioner to believe that a child is being abused