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Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect for California Sports & Recreation Volunteers

California | English only

Mandated Reporter Training for California Sports & Recreation Volunteers provides a profession-specific overview of mandated child abuse and neglect reporting as it pertains to volunteers of youth service organizations and other entities that work with children in California. This course will provide an overview of the definitions, requirements, and protections associated with being a mandated reporter. It satisfies the requirement of CA AB 506.

What You Will Learn

This training consists of seven lessons, each of which will conclude with questions to test your knowledge of the material. You will learn profession-specific information, considerations, and scenarios unique to volunteers, as well as:

  • The role of volunteers in preventing child abuse and neglect
  • Different types of child abuse and neglect and how to recognize them
  • How to identify the types of abuse children with disabilities may encounter and applicable laws
  • How to report suspected or known child abuse
  • The timeline of events that follow a report
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How it Works

Mandated Reporter Training consists of specialized training followed by an exam to test your knowledge and earn your certificate.

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The Profession-Specific Training offers additional insight into the duties and responsibilities of a mandated reporter, tailored for your occupation.

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At the conclusion of the training, you will take a final exam which will test the information that you have learned during the training.

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Upon successful completion of the exam, an interoperable training certificate which validates your completion of training is available. Fees may apply.

Convenient, Instant Certificate of Completion

Upon completion of this training, learners will gain instant access to a personalized certificate of completion. This certificate is easily migrated between jobs and employers and makes it convenient to provide proof that all training requirements have been fulfilled.

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Additional resources available in the course are also always accessible on this website under the Resources tab.

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