Training for Mandated Reporters
The Department of Human Services supports child abuse recognition and reporting training through a variety of delivery methods, including web-based and in-person.
The department contracts with:
- Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance to provide training to school personnel, child care staff, clergy, law enforcement, public and private social service agencies, and social service professionals.
- Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics to provide training to physicians, school nurses, hospital staff and Emergency Medical Service providers.
- The University of Pittsburgh’s Child Welfare Resource Center to develop a free, web-based training. This training is approved in accordance with Act 126 of 2012 and Act 31 of 2104, for mandated and permissive reporters
View a list of additional approved courses for child abuse recognition and reporting training for mandated reporters.