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Iowa: Child Abuse, A Guide for Mandatory Reporters

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Overview / Abstract:

This course has been approved by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and is an approved abuse education curriculum to be used as a training tool for Child Abuse mandatory reporter training. IDPH approval #2907.

Identifies mandatory reporters of child abuse in Iowa and summarizes the procedures for making such a report. Defines child abuse under Iowa law and reviews in detail the procedures of the Iowa Department of Health Services (DHS).

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

*Explain who is a mandatory reporter of child abuse in Iowa.
*Summarize the procedures for making a report of child abuse in Iowa.
*Describe what child abuse is under Iowa law.
*Outline the role and responsibilities of the Department of Health Services in handling a child abuse report.
*Describe what happens after the DHS has completed its assessment of suspected child abuse.
*Summarize how child abuse information is handled by the DHS.


Nov 01, 2017


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Credits / Hours

4.0 Contact Hours


American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
California Board of Physical Therapy
California Board of Registered Nursing
Florida Board of Nursing
Iowa Department of Public Health
New York Physical Therapy Association
New York State Department of Education

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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT

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Keywords / Search Terms

ATrain Education Inc. ATrain Education Inc. ATrain Education CEU, child abuse, maltreatment, neglect, mandated reporter, sexual abuse, chronic stress, abandoned child, Iowa, legal issues Live CE CME

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