Child Care Training

Online Course

Certified by the Child Happiness Institute of Love Development (C.H.I.L.D.)
Child Care Professional Education for clock hours for child care professionals.

Course Contents

Certified Clock Hours for Child Care Professionals

  • Report Abuse

    Child maltreatment, abuse and neglect, must be confirmed and reported if we are to keep our children safe and happy.

  • Tools

    This course is designed to give child care professionals the tools to prevent, identify, and report child abuse and neglect with confidence.

  • Prevent Abuse

    Child maltreatment has a long-term devastating impact on the affected child, families, communities, and society as a whole.

Child Maltreatment

A Comprehensive Guide for Child Care Professionals

Child maltreatment, which includes both abuse and neglect, must be confirmed and reported if we are to keep our children safe and happy. This course is designed to give child care professionals the tools to prevent, identify, and report child abuse and neglect with confidence.

Child maltreatment has a long-term devastating impact on the affected child, current and future families, communities, and society as a whole.

This 2-hour online course was created by the Child Happiness Institute of Love Development operated by Belinda Bane and Valerie Joglar in alignment with guidelines set by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing Division, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

 Included: enrollment proof, course completion reminders emailed weekly and certificate of completion.

Value: 2 Clock Hours for Child Care Professionals

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: How to Identify and Prevent Abuse and Neglect in Children

    • Welcome! Below, find important introduction information about your online course...

    • Child Maltreatment Entry Survey

    • (02:19) What are child abuse and neglect? By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    • ACEs or adverse childhood experiences are potentially traumatic things that occur in a child’s life. These experiences occur before a child is eighteen, but they remember them throughout their life. ACEs refer to specific types of childhood traumas.

    • Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention: CDC’s research and programs work to understand the problem of child abuse and neglect and prevent them before they begin.

    • (03:23) Prevention Strategies Moving Forward by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    • Prevention Strategies: Child abuse and neglect (CAN) are serious problems that can have lasting harmful effects on its victims. CDC’s goal is to stop child abuse and neglect from happening in the first place.

    • (03:06) The Cardiff Violence Prevention Model Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    • (03:02) Prevent ACEs Now by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    • (04:32) We Can Prevent ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    • What is Abusive Head Trauma? Abusive head trauma (AHT), which includes shaken baby syndrome, is a preventable and severe form of physical child abuse that results in an injury to the brain of a child.

    • What is child sexual abuse? Child sexual abuse is a significant but preventable adverse childhood experience and public health problem.

    • (04:26) I Have a Bad Child - I'm Out of Control, What Do I Do? by Teal Swan

    • Chapter 1 Quiz: Child Abuse and Neglect Identification and Prevention

  • 2

    Chapter 2: How to Report Abuse and Neglect in Children

    • Report Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation: Report Abuse By Phone: 1-800-252-5400 Online: www.txabusehotline.org

    • The Department of Family and Protective Services provides this secure website for reporting suspicions of abuse, neglect and exploitation of children, adults with disabilities, or people 65 years or older.

    • CHILDHELP: An abuser’s best friend is silence: the silent fear of the victim and the silence of those who could report. If you are being hurt, know someone who might be hurting, or are afraid you might hurt another, call, text or live chat Childhelp.

    • (04:52) The History of Childhelp by CHILDHELP

    • Reporting Suspected Abuse or Neglect of a Child: A Guide for Professionals

    • WARNING SIGNS: There are many factors that determine whether a situation warrants an investigation. When in doubt, you should always err on the side of the child's safety by making a phone or online report.

    • (17:36) Pablo: Reporting Abuse/Neglect by Phone by Texas DFPS

    • (05:36) Lily: Reporting Abuse/Neglect Online by Texas DFPS

    • How to Report Child Abuse and Neglect There are ways you can help stop child maltreatment if you suspect or know that a child is being abused or neglected. If you or someone else is in immediate and serious danger, you should call 911.

    • (01:53) The Value of Telling Your Story by American SPCC

    • Quiz: How to Report Child Abuse and Neglect

    • Child Maltreatment Exit Survey

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