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CW211 Child Welfare II - Health and Safety for Children and Adolescents
This module on health and safety will introduce you to child health and safety issues, adolescent health and safety issues, Standard Precautions and worker safety. Health is not just the absence of disease; it is being in the best possible condition-physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. 
Course Objective
• Identify healthy lifestyle habits including stress management, nutrition, and exercise. 
• List the first-aid steps for treating injuries and chemical exposure and when to seek medical help.
• Describe warning signs of abuse or self-injury and steps for intervening.
• Identify measures you can take to increase personal safety for yourself and others.
• Describe guidelines provided in standard precautions to avoid the transmission of bodily fluids.
Intended Audience
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
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