Child abuse and neglect pose an increasing threat to our country’s children. Research suggests that adults with histories of child abuse and neglect issues are at high risk for developing substance abuse disorders. Substance abuse contributes to almost three fourths of incidents of child abuse or neglect for children in foster care.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to discuss/explain:
- The incidence of child abuse and neglect
- Screening for a history of child abuse and neglect
- Comprehensive treatment for adult survivors of child abuse and neglect
- Breaking the cycle: The substance-dependent client as parent/caregiver
22 Continuing Education Hours
CDMS 19 Continuing Education Hours