Local agency staff working in the BMCH or WIC Programs
Class Times
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

This training was developed to provide Illinois BMCH and WIC local agency staff with training on child abuse and neglect.

Additional Information

Upon completion of this course, viewers will be able to:

Describe common concerns that providers might have when reporting a client to DCFS and the importance of speaking with the family before making a report

Describe what happens when a report is made to the DCFS hotline including the information that is collected by the hotline worker, what happens when an investigation is opened, and the different DCFS staff involved in the intake, review, and investigation process

Demonstrate an understanding of the role of implicit bias in mandated reporting and steps that can be taken to mitigate its role

Describe the role of nutritionists in child abuse cases

Describe their responsibility as a mandated reporter as it pertains to being subpoenaed and appearing in court

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