Child Abuse and Neglect

by Audrey Rowland MS, MBA

Maintaining the health and safety of children in our care is our first priority as early childhood educators. Upon successful completion, the participant will be able to define the various types of child abuse and how to recognize the signs. How a caregiver responds to child abuse can save a child's life. Learn how to report and document suspected child abuse while staying protected.

What's included?

  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Resource Handout
  • Certificate of Completion

Learning Objectives

  1. Name signs of abuse and neglect
  2. Learn how to appropriately respond to children who might be victims
  3. Discuss how to report concerns of abuse or neglect

Course Requirement

This course provides 1.0  hours of professional development for early childhood educators.

Participants are required to view the complete virtual training and complete the quiz. Participants must receive a score of 80% or higher to receive credit for this course.  

Course certificates are emailed upon successful completion of the full training and quiz.

Meet the instructor

Audrey Rowland

Audrey Rowland has over 15 years of experience as an early childhood professional. Drawing from her expertise as a teacher and administrator, Audrey creates resources and provides professional development for early educators, administrators, parents, and policy-makers.

Audrey is grounded in theory and practice that emphasizes developmentally appropriate practice and high-quality early education. She provides a number of content areas with a focus on classroom implementation. She is an engaging speaker and trainer, translating information into application and inspiring teachers and professionals.

Audrey earned a MS from the University of North Texas in Child Development and Family Studies and a MBA from Texas Woman’s University. Audrey is a Master Trainer with the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (#1743)
Patrick Jones - Course author