Abuse, Neglect & Poverty


This presentation is designed to inform and educate professionals of what to expect when making the call to report child abuse and neglect, what things you need to look for, and how to work with children and families living in poverty.

FREE Training

Audience: professionals in psychology, behavioral health, and social work
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Speaker: Jonathan Davis
This training has been approved for 2.75 continuing education credits for psychologists and 2.75 continuing education credits for Nebraska LMHPs/LIMHPs.*


  1. Identify who the number one reporters of child abuse and neglect are and describe how to report child abuse and neglect.
  2. Discuss what questions to ask a child who may be experiencing abuse or neglect and what questions to ask a child who discloses to you.
  3. Identify the types of poverty, myths surrounding poverty, and effects of poverty and discuss how those relate to child abuse and neglect.

See event flyer for more info: go.unl.edu/abuse-neglect-poverty

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*Continuing education for psychologists may be used by other licensed behavioral health professionals. Please check with your licensing board. Continuing education credit is granted on a one credit per one instructional hour basis.

The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (NUPPC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The NUPPC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.