How to Train Mandated Reporters in Your Organization
Organizations that employ mandated reporters may be required by state law to provide training. Providing the appropriate training for your organization’s reporters is a crucial part of your compliance training and can help prepare employees to do their duty as reporters.
Are you interested in implementing mandated reporter training at your organizations? Discover four steps you can take to do so effectively.
Determine Who Needs Mandated Reporter Training
The employees you are required to provide mandated reporter training to will vary based on your industry, your state, and the position of the employee in question. The first step to implementing a comprehensive mandated reporter training program is a thorough understanding of local regulations and requirements.
Roles you may be required to provide training for include:
Front-line supervisors who work with minors
Volunteers who work with minors
Because the requirements can vary greatly from state to state, brush up on your knowledge of local regulations. For example, Michigan’s MIHB4377 requires organizations that employ mandated reporters to provide training for all reporters who work for them.
Build Training Into the Onboarding Process
If you are required to or ...