Specialized Family Care Program

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Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Part 2

  • Category: Pre-Service and Annual Training
  • Materials: Reducing Risk of Abuse, Neglect, & Exploitation, by WVDHHR, APS , KEPRO, Healthcare: Part II: Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Factors
  • Goal: Provider knows how to prevent abuse, neglect & exploitation of an individual in care.
  • Credit Hours: 0.5 Hour
  • Date Developed: January 2017
  • Developed by: Carol Brewster, SFC Program

Training Objectives:

  1. Specialized Family Care Provider can identify disability-specific issues that increase the risk of abuse, neglect, and exploitation
  2. Specialized Family Care Provider can identify prevention methods to reduce risk due to disability specific issues
  3. Specialized Family Care Provider can identify what not to do in cases of possible abuse

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