NYS Professional Licensing Course: Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment

The Graduate School of Social Service’s Children FIRST (Children and Families Institute for Research, Support and Training) Institute is offering this New York State professional licensing course.  The Institute provides in-service training related to the identification of child abuse, neglect and maltreatment, as well as the investigation, assessment, intervention, coordination and treatment of these children and their families.

This course covers important information professionals, who are mandated to report suspected child abuse and neglect, need to know including:

  • Definitions of abuse and neglect
  • Emotional indicators of abuse and neglect
  • How to report suspected cases
  • The family court system and its relationship to investigations of abuse and neglect
  • Behavioral indicators of abuse and neglect
  • Family dynamics in abusing and neglecting families
  • The child protective services system investigation

The training will be held Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 12:30pm – 3:30pm in Room 228 at Fordham Westchester.

Pre-registration is required.    For more information and the cost of the training, please contact Children FIRST at

Tel: 914-367-3371

Fax: 914-367-3372


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