Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect in Oregon
Tuesday November 20th, 2012 4 p.m. — 6 p.m.
DISCLAIMER: It is your responsibility to verify that the training sessions you select will meet your licensing or professional development needs.
What is child abuse and neglect? Oregon law defines physical abuse as an injury to a child that is not accidental. Abuse is based on the effect on the child and there are many other types of abuse other than physical. Neglect is the most common form of abuse seen and may have long-term effects.Child care providers are mandatory reporters and in Oregon this is a required training to become a Registered Family Child Care Provider. The training is also required for Certified Family Child Care Homes and for teachers and staff working with children in Certified Child Care Centers. Exempt providers listed with DHS who complete the class may become eligible to receive an enhanced reimbursement rate. A certificate of completion will be given to each participant.