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Child Abuse and Maltreatment Identification


Child Abuse and Maltreatment Identification

Learning Objectives: At the end of the educational program, the learner will be able to:

  • Know and understand the definitions of Abuse and Maltreatment, as well as the difference between the two
  • Be able to identify Child Abuse and Maltreatment when engaging with a child in your practice
  • Be able to confidently determine if a Mandated Report is necessary when engaging with children in your practice, that you suspect have been abused or maltreated
  • Part 1 - Course Staff

    Melanie Licatese, MSW

    About the Speaker: Melanie Licatese, MSW is a Psychology Professor at the State University of New York at Oswego. Prior to her employment with the University, she spent 6 years working as a Licensed Clinical Therapist primarily providing direct therapeutic services to children and adolecents in a school setting. Her educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Human Development, from the State University of New York at Geneseo. She then obtained her Master's Degree in Social work as well as a Certificate of Advanced Study in Childhood Trauma, from Syracuse University. Melanie been practicing as a Licensed Master of Social Work since October 2018.



    Intended Audience : Medical Providers

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