Child Maltreatment: The Role of a Dental Professional

Child Maltreatment (ce599) - introduction
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Warning: This course contains content that some may find disturbing.

Introduction – Child Maltreatment

Child Maltreatment: The Role of a Dental Professional will provide information on child maltreatment and outline the dental professionals’ responsibilities in the recognition, reporting, and treatment of such cases.

Dental Students: This is part 2 of a 2-part continuing education series. “Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, and Elder Abuse: Know the Basics” is the first course. For students taking these courses, both courses should be completed. As healthcare providers, you are obligated to understand these topics and report, as appropriate.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The authors report no conflicts of interest associated with this course.


  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Please Note:

  • Pennsylvania Dental Professionals: This course is not approved for Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare Act 31. Click here for a list of Act 31 Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting CE providers.

Note: Registration is required to take test.

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Acknowledgement: This course was revised in 2019 with the assistance of the CornerHouse Training Services, CornerHouse, 2502 10th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404


Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Submission
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CE Broker
For all states that use CE Broker for licensure, “proof of completions” are electronically reported the first of every month. If a course was taken in November, the “proof of completion” will be submitted the beginning of December.

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