LACASA Indicators of Child Abuse & Neglect
About the course
Child abuse and neglect cases can be tough to verify. In this two-part series, Dr. Scott Benton from Children’s Safe Center of Mississippi discusses what to look for to identify child maltreatment. The series begins with an introduction on child maltreatment cause theories and an analysis of the impact of child abuse and neglect on victims and society as a whole. Dr. Benton reviews the medical evidence in child abuse and neglect cases in Louisiana and Mississippi. Dr. Benton concludes the series by examining child maltreatment prevention methods and proposed future response models.