Iowa: Child Abuse, A Guide for Mandatory Reporters
This course has been approved by the Iowa Department of Public Health, approval #2907.
Special instructions for this course:
- As a mandated reporter, you are required to read this course thoroughly.
- Click "Next" at the bottom of each page to move through the course.
- Click "Take the Test" at the bottom of the module 10 then log in or choose a user name and password
- Continue to the test.
- Review missed questions by clicking "Review Course Module."
- When you have passed the test, evaluate the course, then follow instructions for registration and payment.
- Print your certificate.
- Contact hours:
- Pharmacotherapy hours: 0
- Expiration date: July 1, 2016
- Course price: $29
Identifies mandatory reporters of child abuse in Iowa and summarizes the procedures for making such a report. Defines child abuse under Iowa law and reviews in detail the procedures of the Iowa Department of Health Services (DHS).
ATrain Education, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The following course information applies to occupational therapy professionals:
- Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, OTAs
- Instructional Level: Intermediate
- Content Focus: Category 1—Domain of OT, Client Factors;
Category 2—Occupational Therapy Process, Outcomes
Criteria for Successful Completion
80% or higher on the post test, a completed evaluation form, and payment where required. No partial credit will be awarded.
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Objectives: When you finish this course you will be able to:
- Discuss legal response, in Iowa and the nation, to child abuse.
- Explain who is a mandatory reporter of child abuse and the required training.
- Summarize the procedures for making a report of child abuse.
- List indicators of possible child abuse.
- Define what child abuse is under Iowa law.
- Describe the response of the Department of Human Services (DHS) to a report of suspected child abuse.
- Summarize how child abuse information is handled by the DHS.
- Identify risk factors and prevention strategies for child abuse.