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What Should You do if You Suspect Child Abuse?

Posted by Jess Sexton on Thu, Aug 29, 2019

On average, five children die every day because of abuse. Childhood trauma from abuse can also have adverse effects into late adulthood. Is there a way to prevent child abuse and its repercussions? The best way is to be able to recognize the signs and report it when it is suspected.

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Tags: Child and Youth Care Professionals Training, social services, ymca, employee training

Mandatory Reporting: What You Should Know

Posted by Jess Sexton on Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Every year, there are over 3.6 million reports of child abuse, and on average, five children a day die from abuse. Abuse is a serious issue that must be reported as soon as you learn about it. It is a mandatory reporter’s job to look out for these individuals, and if you suspect someone is being abused, you must take the necessary steps to ensure their safety.

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Tags: Child and Youth Care Professionals Training, social services, ymca, employee training