Elder abuse and neglect and child abuse and neglect are harsh realities. This course will identify the physical, clinical, and behavioral indicators of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse needed to identify and report to appropriate agencies. Participants will gain an improved awareness of warning signs of abuse, the clinician's role in reporting abuse, and the steps for reporting abuse and getting proper assistance.
Course created on December 23, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to identify possible clinical, behavioral, and physical indicators of suspected elder and child abuse and neglect that hearing care professionals may notice.
- After this course, participants will be able to list possible risk factors related to elder and/or child abuse and neglect.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the reporting procedure for abuse and neglect.
- After this course, participants will be able to list resources that hearing care professionals can be utilized for state-specific procedures.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction; review of statistics and case examples|
|10-25 Minutes||Definitions and warning signs of elder abuse|
|25-35 Minutes||Reporting of elder abuse|
|35-50 Minutes||Definitions and warning signs of child abuse; reporting|
|50-60 Minutes||Concluding remarks, Q&A|
Kathleen Weissberg, in her 20+ years of practice, has worked in long-term care as a researcher/educator and has established various programs in nursing facilities including dementia care and staging, wellness, incontinence management, and evidence-based falls management.
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