Specialized Family Care Program

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Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Part 1

  • Category: Pre-Service and Annual Training
  • Materials: Reducing Risk of Abuse, Neglect, & Exploitation, by WVDHHR, APS, KEPRO, Healthcare: Part I Recognition, Reporting & Community Integration
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: January 2017
  • Developed by: Carol Brewster, SFC Program

Training Objectives:

  1. Specialized Family Care Provider can define abuse, neglect, and exploitation
  2. Specialized Family Care Provider can recognize signs of neglect, abuse and exploitation
  3. Specialized Family Care Provider can identify common risk factors for individuals with disabilities and some methods to address these identified risk factors
  4. Specialized Family Care Provider knows to report suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider