Online Course » Ethical and Legal Issues: Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

Course Description:
Helene Snyder, JD, discusses the specific legal duties that are imposed on mental health professionals regarding the reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect. She also discusses proper record keeping procedures. A course addendum provides references to federal and state statutes throughout the US.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, you should be able to:
  • Describe the therapist’s duty to report child abuse and neglect; and
  • Implement appropriate record keeping procedures when reporting abuse.
Author Bio:
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, founder and president of On Good Authority, interviews Helene M. Snyder, JD, who is an attorney with a background in both private practice and public interest law, including two years as a guardian ad litem representing children in abuse and neglect proceedings in the Juvenile Court of Cook County, Illinois. Since 1992, Ms. Snyder has taught courses on law and social work both at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration and in the Graduate School of Social Work at Loyola University, Chicago, where she is an adjunct professor.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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