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Abuse Reporting and Prevention: RC Zero Tolerance 4 hours
Failure to report elder or dependent adult abuse in long-term health care facilities is a crime. California law Welfare and Institution Code Section 1502, requires all community care facility to provide training to all staff in recognizing and reporting abuse. “Your Legal Duty to Report Abuse curriculum was created in 1999 by Department of Social Service, DHS, and Department of Justice to implement this training mandate. The current online courses supplement the original curriculum by addressing key gaps in the content.
The objectives of the course are:
Learn who is a mandated reporter.
Learn what are your legal responsibilities as a mandated reporter.
Learn what are the reporting exemptions.
Learn to identify the different types of abuse:
Learn how reports of abuse are investigated.
Learn how to report and 2013 guidelines for physical abuse.
Learn the penalties for not reporting and protections for reporters.
Learn how a stressful work environment can be a causal factor in abuse.
Learn what are characteristics of abusive caretakers.
Become familiar with reporting tools including smart application.
Become familiar with the 2013 Regional Center Zero Tolerance Policy
Understand abuse of developmentally disabled (including sexual abuse).
Learn how to reduce the risk of abuse in both the elderly and developmentally disabled.
$49.004 hours Credit
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