SUSPECT CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT? CALL CHILDLINE: 1-800-932-0313
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:

View a list of additional approved courses for child abuse recognition and reporting training for mandated reporters.
 

Schools

Act 126 requires that all school entities (a public school, charter school, cyber charter school, private school, nonpublic school, intermediate unit or area vocational-technical school) and independent contractors of school entities provide child abuse recognition and reporting training to all employees, including contracted substitute teachers who have direct contact with children. For more information and for a list of approved trainings, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s website.
  

Submit a curriculum

Interested in submitting a curriculum for review and consideration for approval? Use these guidelines:

Submission
procedures
Items required
for course approval

 Providers process
(+ Appendix A)

 

More information

Suspect child abuse? Call ChildLine at 1-800-932-0313. 

Email questions related to child protection to the Office of Children, Youth and Families  DO NOT USE EMAIL TO REPORT ABUSE.