Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Child Abuse and Neglect

 Title Abbreviation:   CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT

 Department:    ECED

 Course #:    101

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    131210

 EPC:    402

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Overview of the legal requirements, professional responsibilities and local laws and policies regarding child abuse and neglect. Reviews symptoms and remediation/intervention/prevention techniques.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the primary symptoms of child abuse and neglect.
  2. Display an understanding of the legal responsibilities of persons working with children.
  3. Discuss current views on intervention/remediation/prevention.
  4. Identify the primary laws (local and national) on child abuse and neglect.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Washington Administrative Code (WAC), Child abuse and neglect.
  2. School district policies.
  3. Private school policy responsibilities.
  4. Trends and issues.
  5. Techniques for remediation/intervention/prevention.
  6. Signs and symptoms.
  7. Personal/professional responsibilities.