Live CME Course

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Wednesday, August 21
Live Webinar

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Speaker Jessica Hill's May 2024 presentation received such overwhelmingly positive reviews by physician attendees that the SCMA is offering additional sessions for this compelling topic. If you have any questions, please email Necole Stinson at​.

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
Wednesday, August 21
12-2 p.m.

Speaker: Jessica Hill, Senior Child Welfare Trainer for the Children’s Law Center

Topic Overview:
The webinar will increase knowledge on the South Carolina law §63-7-310 requiring certain professionals to report suspected child abuse and neglect because of their unique opportunities to observe and interact with children.


  1. Identify mandated reporters according to South Carolina law.
  2. Identify role and responsibilities of mandated reporters.
  3. Describe statutory requirements and protections.
  4. Recognize signs of possible abuse and neglect.
  5. Recognize implicit bias and its impact on the decision-making process.
  6. Describe when to make a report of child abuse and neglect.

Accreditation Statement:
The South Carolina Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The South Carolina Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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