Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect (RCAN)
Centre for Remote Health

Who should attend
Remote Area Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals, Aboriginal Health Workers, Doctors, Pharmacists, Managers, Support Staff & Community Workers employed in primary health care settings, whose work brings them into contact with children & young people.

About the Workshop
This two-day workshop will assist all who are involved with vulnerable children and families, to understand the health implications of child abuse and the effects of related trauma on children, families and communities in the NT.

It is designed to raise awareness, knowledge and skills in identifying and responding to children who may be in danger of experiencing child abuse and neglect and to respond accordingly.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the NT law around mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect
  2. Increase  confidence to identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  3. Identify the ways that PHC teams can work with others to identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  4. Increase knowledge about easily available resources to increase your knowledge of this topic
  5. Identify prevention activities which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect

It is unlikely that this course will be offered in 2018.

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