Afterhours Core 2.3 Physical Abuse: Serious Physical Abuse
In this session, you will learn about indicators and dynamics of serious physical abuse which produces injuries that require medical care and can cause long-term consequences or death. This includes strangulation, abdominal injuries, abusive head trauma, burns, and fractures. You will learn about identifying injuries or patterns that are related to each. You will have a chance to apply this information to scenarios and discuss the best ways to move forward in situations when serious physical abuse is suspected.
Staff newly hired into afterhours, or those who have not been able to attend training specific to afterhours work in the past.
This course is not eligible for Social Work CEUs at this time.