The Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment Training is designed for professionals and volunteers working with children and families and any NC citizen concerned with child well-being. The course is currently only available in English*.
*The Spanish version of this course is currently unavailable. We hope to secure funding in the near future to enable us to update the course to include new legislation affecting how child maltreatment is reported.
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina provides this and other courses, to North Carolina citizens at no charge through support from the North Carolina Division of Social Services and the generosity of our supporters. We welcome contributions to help us continue to provide these services for professionals and concerned citizens interested in promoting the well-being of families across North Carolina. Use the orange button at the top right of the screen to make a donation.
At the end of this course you will understand:
Supplemental course materials, including a PDF of the course and FAQ, are available by clicking on the Printable Resources tab located at the top right corner of the course window.
Published in both Adobe Flash Player and HTML5 formats, our course may behave differently depending on your individual platform. In order to view the course, please use these recommended browsers:
WINDOWS: Latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge; and Internet Explorer (version 8 and later)
MAC: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version)
At the conclusion of this course you will be guided through several survey questions. Your feedback is important and will help us improve and develop future versions of this course. Thank you for your participation.
After completing this course with a score of at least 80%, you may print your Certificate. A PDF file will be created to either print or save. If you need to save it, please make a note of where it's saved, so you can retrieve it later.
*We do not have a 24-hour Help Desk. Calls and emails will be addressed as soon as possible during normal business hours.
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