Respond to Suspected Abuse is an online professional development program which will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to prevent and respond appropriately to suspected abuse and assault within a family or community context.
In this online course you will learn how to identify signs of emotional and psychological abuse, as well as sexual abuse and domestic violence. You will learn how determine the level of risk and comply with legal and organisational reporting, and discover a range of strategies to manage the perpetrator of abuse.
Unit - Respond to suspected abuse
Identifying signs of suspected abuse
Emotional and psychological abuse
Impact on children
Men as victims
Determining level of risk
Legal and organisational reporting
Duty of care
Child protection and privacy legislation
Decisions involving minors
Supporting people experiencing abuse
Assessing effects of abuse
Course of action required
Consent from the client
Strategies to manage the perpetrator
Monitor and review action plan
Policy and procedures
Confidentiality and security
Systems and procedures
Act on suspicion and disclosure of abuse
Improving systems and procedures
Estimated duration 15 hours
Course Delivery and Start
Start anytime, self-paced and 100% online
Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
I thought the course was fantastic the amount of information was great I knew I could get help at any time, I learnt so much doing this course, cannot wait to start my next course. Thank-you.
N. Heylbut | Respond to Suspected Abuse | August 2020
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support via email;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 15 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $50.00. Printed materials are available for purchase at any time and not require to complete this course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.