Designed to help the learner identify and effectively teach students affected by child abuse and/or neglect, this course covers how to recognize the signs of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, and physical and emotional neglect in students. It also discusses the specific factors that exist in families who abuse or neglect their children. A major emphasis in this course is on helping the participant understand the special learning needs of abused or neglected children and how to meet those needs in the regular classroom. Working with parents and community agencies is also emphasized.
30 PDPs received after successful
completion of this course. To register for PDPs through Berkshire
Community College, please call (413) 236-2127 or email
[email protected]. VESi recommends that you check with your
school district and/or state licensing agency to verify this course offering
will meet your district and/or state requirement for salary advancement and/or
state certificate re-licensure.
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