Early Detection Training
Knowledge that could save a child's a life
Learn to identify signs of child abuse and neglect and arm yourself with knowledge that could save a child's life by taking our Early Detection of Child Abuse and Neglect training.
Our free online training provides continuing education credits for physicians, dentists, physician assistants, psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, child life specialists, social workers, and school nurses.
Did you know
- 75% of medical providers either miss or do not report incidences of child abuse?
- 50% of children who have been fatally abused were previously seen by a medical provider with a minor injury indicative of abuse?
For medical professionals
Are you a medical professional looking to earn FREE continuing education credits?
This free online training will teach you how to identify and report potential signs of child abuse and neglect.
In support of improving patient care, Cook Children's Health Care System is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician: Cook Children's Health Care System designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course has been designated by Cook Children's Health Care System for 1.75 credits of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
Nurse: Cook Children's Health Care System designates this activity for 1.75 nursing contact hours. You must enter your name in the module, complete the activity in its entirety and complete the evaluation tool.
Psychologists: This program is Approved by the Texas Psychological Association (Approval #2015-07) for 1.75 professional development hours. This program has been designated by Cook Children's Health Care System for 1.75 hours of ethics credit.
Social Work/LPC/LMFT: Cook Children's Health Care System certifies that this meets the requirements for continuing education by the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council. This activity provides 1.75 clock/ethics credits.
Questions or concerns
If you have any questions or would like more information about our programs, please email Breanna Anderson.
Please do not email reports of child abuse or neglect.
To report suspicion of abuse or neglect
Texas law requires that any person suspecting that a child has been abused or neglected must immediately make a report.