Core 2.5: Child Maltreatment Identification Skills Lab


Completion of the Introduction to Child Maltreatment eLearning is required prior to attending this class.


Core 3.0 CMI classroom is focused on the development of skills related to CMI.  Applying the knowledge gained from the prerequisite on-line course, this one day class will provide participants with the skills to recognize factors that will assist them in accurately identify neglect, emotional abuse and physical abuse as defined by California Law.


After attending this one day training participants will be able to:

After attending this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify factors that constitute abuse and/or neglect as defined by the Welfare & Institutions Code Section 300 (a) - (j) and recognize parenting behaviors that promote child safety and family well-being outcomes
  • Distinguish scenarios of child maltreatment from those that are not child maltreatment based on a constellation of factors such as physical injuries and behavioral indicators, within a cultural context
  • Value the importance of diversity as it relates to child maltreatment


Successful participants will be better equipped to recognize conditions contributing to child maltreatment as well as common injuries bringing children to the attention of child welfare.

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