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