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Mandatory Abuse Reporting - Revised

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2015

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
3.7 out of 4.0, Based on: 318 reviews

Course Summary

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.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Ethical Standards Pertaining to Confidentiality
  • Defining Child Abuse
  • Recognizing Signs of Child Abuse
  • Good Faith Reporting
  • How to Report Suspected Abuse

Learning Objectives

  • 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


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