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Course Description

An intensive study in causes, recognition, identification of abuse, neglect and sexual exploitation of children. Emphasis will be placed on laws, procedure of handling cases, effective interviewing/investigative techniques and action/referral. This is a pass/no pass course. ADVISORY: JLE 100

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify wounds of a physically abused child
  • Develop techniques to provide a controlled, comfortable, monitored setting to conduct child interviews.
  • Identify misconceptions that lead to errors in decision making.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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