DULUTH, Ga., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In April, National Child Abuse Prevention Month, ChildCare Education Institute is offering child care professionals the opportunity to learn about the signs of child abuse and reporting requirements by completing CCEI112A - Child Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Reporting Requirements for Early Childhood Professionals, at no cost.
In the United States, over three (3) million cases of child abuse and neglect are reported each year to protective service agencies. CCEI112A - Child Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Reporting Requirements for Early Childhood Professionals provides child care staff the information they need as mandated reporters of suspected abuse and neglect.
Students completing this one-clock-hour online course will be awarded 0.1 IACET CEU and receive a certificate of completion. Participants will learn about:
- The four major categories of child abuse
- The signs and symptoms of various types of abuse
- The responsibilities of being a mandated reporter
- Guidelines for documenting and reporting abuse
To take advantage of this opportunity, good during the month of April, child care staff can log in to CCEI's learning management system at www.cceionline.com and use the promotion code 040110 when prompted. It is easy to set up an account if you don't already have one. Click here (http://www.cceionline.com/index.cfm?id=165) for detailed registration instructions and remember to use the promotion code when requested.
About ChildCare Education Institute, LLC
ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is a nationally accredited institute dedicated to providing the child care industry with online professional development programs and courses to meet their education requirements. Over 100 online professional development courses are available to meet annual training and licensing requirements, as well as continuing education options including the Child Development Associate (CDA) Programs of Study, Director's Certificate Program of Study and others. CCEI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and is approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) to award IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). CCEI is authorized under the Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990, license number 837.
For more information, visit www.cceionline.com or call 800.499.9907
SOURCE ChildCare Education Institute, LLC