What is Prevention?

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What is Prevention is designed for professionals and volunteers working with children and families and anyone else who would like to learn more about how to prevent child abuse and neglect before it occurs.

Learning Objectives

  • Have an increased understanding of child maltreatment prevention
  • Understand how prevention is different from intervention
  • Be introduced to the concept of risk & protective factors
  • Become familiar with issues related to when and to whom prevention services should be provided

Begin with the first Topic below. As you progress, each Topic will receive a check. When you’ve completed all of the Topics, you can take the quiz.

Time to complete is approximately 1 hour.

RETURNING USERS:  If you are required to take this course on a regular basis (yearly, or to begin a new job), you can clear your progress at any time by clicking the reset button (visible below ONLY if you have at least started the course). You will receive a newly dated certificate on completion.

USE WITH CAUTION: This will DELETE any previous certificates you’ve earned for this course.