Institutional Abuse: Understanding and Responding to Child Abuse within Faith Communities, Sports, Youth Serving Organizations, and Universities

Course Description

In this workshop, students learn of institutional dynamics that may allow child abuse to flourish. Applying this knowledge, students will be given concrete steps for policy and training reform and the need to develop stronger relationships between MDTs, faith communities, and youth serving organizations

Learning Objectives

1. Learn about cognitive dissonance and other factors that impair the ability of institutions to respond to instances of child maltreatment.

2. Learn of policy reforms and other strategies to increase the chance an institution will respond with excellence to an allegation of maltreatment.

3. Learn of creative collaborations between child protection and faith communities that improve the ability of an institution to recognize and respond to abuse.

Please check out the upcoming training calendar to view upcoming training sessions for individuals, or choose request training to bring a session to your organization.

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