The training includes techniques for trainers to teach childcare providers the information they need to know to not only identify and understand child maltreatment, but also to engage families regarding access to parent education, social connections, and concrete supports in their communities. Questions for discussion, examples of ways to take action, and suggestions for how to train on this topic are all part of this experience.
Participants must meet one of the following criteria to register:
- Authorized trainer for a Public Children's Services Agency (PCSA) or a local agency that provides services related to child abuse and neglect prevention and/or intervention approved by ODJFS.
- At least an Associate Degree in social work, child development or related field from an accredited college AND two years of experience in professionally assessing child abuse and neglect for a Public Children's Services Agency or an agency contracted by a Public Children's Services Agency or providing counseling to abused children or training others in child abuse prevention or a combination of this experience and training.
- A licensed physician or registered nurse AND two years of experience professionally assessing child abuse and neglect or providing counseling to abused children or training others in child abuse prevention or a combination of experience and training.
This event is limited to the first 30 verified registrants who meet the criteria, there is a training cost is $150 per participant.
If you are interested in attending this training and feel you meet the criteria above, please email Maguire Sanders by Friday, February 14th at Maguire.Sanders@jfs.ohio.gov.
*Include in your email your resume and/or CV, as well as an explanation paragraph pertaining to how you meet one of the abovementioned required criteria. Upon review, if your qualifications are verified, you will receive confirmation of your confirmed training spot.