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Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect for Girl Scout Volunteers

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Mandated Reporter Training for Girl Scout Volunteers provides an overview of mandated child abuse and neglect reporting as it pertains to volunteers of youth service organizations and other entities that work with children. This course will provide an overview of the definitions, requirements, and protections associated with being a mandated reporter.

What You Will Learn

This training consists of nine lessons, each of which will conclude with questions to test your knowledge of the material.

  • How the law defines child abuse and neglect

  • What the law requires of a mandated reporter

  • What protections the law provides for a mandated reporter

  • How to spot evidence of child abuse

  • How to report child abuse

  • What happens after a report is filed

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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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This training provides an overview of child abuse and neglect identification and reporting as it pertains to volunteers.

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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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