This online competency based Micro-credential is designed to introduce learners about the importance of recognizing and reporting various types of abuse in children, elders, and healthcare workers. You will explore the contributing factors that place vulnerable individuals at risk for abuse, and the signs and symptoms that are sometimes evident when abuse is present. Lastly, you will learn about your role as a Personal Support Worker for recognizing and reporting abuse.


The required text for this course can be found by going to, clicking on the "Browse by course" drop-down list and scroll to Recognize and Report Signs of Abuse or Neglect.

Please Note: Students are not required to purchase textbooks from However, if students are purchasing textbooks from another source, they must ensure purchased textbooks are the correct edition and include any applicable software or add-ons.

Host Course Code: LAM-PSWMR0260
Host Course Name: Recognize and Report Signs of Abuse or Neglect

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