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Training to recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect scheduled this Friday

Posted at 3:17 PM, Jan 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-05 18:17:09-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Network for Children is hosting a training this Friday to assist those in recognizing the signs of child abuse and neglect.

These community-based sessions will offer an opportunity to learn what is and what is not considered child abuse and/or neglect as well as how to appropriately report suspected child abuse to Child Protective Services. Sessions will also go over signs of abuse and neglect to recognize in virtual settings.

The free community training to be held via Zoom Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can sign up for the training by calling Alexis Shaw at (661) 636-4993.